Posted January 25, 2013
Cool TED Talk from Ben Saunders on the value of getting out of the house. With so much of the world being streamed to our iPads and TVs, it may feel like there's nothing left to discover. Ben reminds his viewers to get out in the world and get your hands dirty, even if it's been done before. Why, you ask?
"To experience, to engage, to endeavor, rather than to watch and to wonder — that's where the real meat of life is to be found."
Posted January 22, 2013
While this should come as no surprise to anyone, a recent policy has come out from The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that confirms the importance of recess.
Unstructured playtime gives children a break from routine tasks and
allows them to rest, play, imagine, think and move, according to AAP.
Children are more likely to perform better at cognitive tasks after
Posted January 14, 2013
Wikipedia describes the flipped classroom as "a form of blended learning which encompasses any use of technology to leverage the learning in a classroom, so a teacher can spend more time interacting with students instead of lecturing." Homeschoolers, while...