Today is a special day, because thousands of students from all around the world are going to be introduced to computer science for the first time with Hour of Code, many from underrepresented populations. This includes students that are using assistive technology with Hour of […]
Tag: elementary school
One of my friends and I were talking the other day about free children’s books apps and how important they are for helping kids get excited about reading. I was excited to discover that Amazon has a free children’s book library app called Amazon Rapids, […]
Earlier this summer, I was trying to find a way to remember how to open a very confusing door at a hotel I was staying at, and decided to download Popplet to see if it would help me find a way to organize instructions. I […]
I have a deep appreciation for the teachers that I interacted with during my time in Virginia Public Schools. They did as much as they could to ensure that all students had equal opportunities, though sometimes a lack of funding meant that some students would […]
Many libraries have started providing eBooks for cardholders- read more about digital library resources here. While many eBook titles available are targeted at adults, there are still services that provide eBooks for children at no cost to cardholders. One of the most popular eBook services […]
Dedicated to beagle butt, who attended over 50 therapy dog reading programs and helped dozens of children be comfortable around dogs. This week, a news story went viral about a therapy dog reading program in Minnesota. One of the dogs in the program, named Sting, […]
Explaining the process of a child study meeting using the scientific method of problem solving.
How to use common household objects and craft supplies to create tactile (3D) images, great for math and science classes.