With recent statistics of Autism being where they are, one out of every 50 children, chances are most people know, or are close with, families who have a child (RT @GAautismmom: Five ways to avoid being insensitive to parents with special needs children...
The open border so dear to the hearts of many Democrats, eager to get the 11 million illegal aliens on the voter rolls, ends short of compassion for refugees from First World countries, as Uwe and Hannelore Romeike have found out.
"With high stakes testing and a crowded curriculum, something fundamental is being left behind in education - storytelling.
Some might argue that speaking and listening have always been undervalued in schools, but the surge of technology has done nothing to stem the tide.
Digital storytelling is increasingly a popular way to represent narratives. But traditional methods of reading aloud and immersing young listeners in a story should not be forgotten. Narratives have long been recognised as central to our human experience. Teacher and author of The Cool Web, Margaret Meek, described them as "a primary act of the mind".
"One of the things I like the most about iPad is its ability to support all the major e-reader platforms. Its interactivity and audio capabilities have even added a new dimension to read alouds and bedtime stories, making it an ideal device for digital storytelling. And since Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already featured a List of The Best Digital Storytelling Tools ( web and desktop version ) then we deem it equally important to provide another list of such tools but this time for the iPad.
Below is a list of some of the best free digital storytelling tools available for the iPad."
When a gunman killed 26 children and staff at a Connecticut grade school, Missouri state Rep. Mike Kelley quickly proposed legislation that would allow trained teachers to carry hidden guns into the classroom as a "line of defense" against attackers.
Will white paper make your child racist? According to Anne O'Connor, an "early years consultant who advises local authorities on equality and diversity," it may (Goodness me! Whooowee! Can I just for this moment...
M.U.S.E.K will be used as a curriculum for our students.M.U.S.E.K, which stands for Motivating Underprivileged Students thru Empowerment and Knowledge is a program designed to support students, to help them go to college, particularly those from...
"A good story tugs at heartstrings, or gets the audience to do or feel something. Like the AARP telling us we won the foreign lottery, good content is often a great story. Here are a few tips to tell better ones:"
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