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How Sandbox Learning Became The Future Of Education

How Sandbox Learning Became The Future Of Education | Preschool | Scoop.it
How did sandbox learning become the future of education? One part social media, one part digital media, and a move towards self-directed learning.
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Eileen Otero's curator insight, June 28, 2015 12:29 PM

Interesting insight into the wonders of young minds

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How to teach young children in the digital age | News | eClassroom News

How to teach young children in the digital age | News | eClassroom News | Preschool | Scoop.it
As research suggests more than half of children ages 5-8 have used a mobile device such as a smart phone, iPod touch, or iPad, a new report offers...

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Teachers, Students, Digital Games: What’s the Right Mix? | MindShift

Teachers, Students, Digital Games: What’s the Right Mix?  | MindShift | Preschool | Scoop.it
By Holly Korbey When St. Louis fifth-grade teacher Jenny Kavanaugh teaches history, she uses her laptop to look at a map, or to give kids a virtual tour of t
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Preparing Our Children for Global Digital Citizenship Success

Preparing Our Children for Global Digital Citizenship Success | Preschool | Scoop.it

Twenty years ago, good citizenship took place in the microcosm of the classroom and was simply rewarded with a certificate of merit.

 

Today, with its millennial twist, global digital citizenship reaches far beyond the playground fence. And its stewards are enriched with a much deeper understanding of how their actions affect their own lives as well as those of their peers — at home and around the world.

 

That’s why students must take an active role in identifying and establishing ethical digital use. They need to be involved in the critical thinking and policy creation that affects ultimate change. It’s called “buy-in” … and these days, our savvy students require it if they’ll be expected to have a healthy relationship with technology.


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Jessica Millar's curator insight, November 4, 2014 7:15 PM

Be a global citizen!