Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
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It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.


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AnnC's curator insight, December 7, 2014 4:01 PM

What do we gain and lose as our brains rewire with the changing patterns of our culture?

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How to Grow an Engaging Learning Environment

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When I worked in a day treatmentAt Holiday Heights Elementary School near Fort Worth, Texas, what was once a patch of Bermuda grass has become a hub for active learning. Students regularly head to the school garden to learn about p


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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, May 28, 2014 3:53 PM

When I worked in a day treatment setting, we tended a small flower garden. I was shocked when one of the high schoolers was totally fascinated with a worm! Real life experiences are so removed from some of our kids lives'.  How have you taught social skills using "real life" experiences?

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5 Reasons I Want My Kids to Be Makers

5 Reasons I Want My Kids to Be Makers | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

1. Making creates authentic experiences for learning.


2. Making deepens social and emotional skills. 


3. Making is not just limited to science, tech, engineering or math (STEM).


4. Making teaches kids how to fail. 


5. Making is accessible to anyone.


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 



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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, October 17, 2014 4:25 PM

Are your kids makers?

Cammie Dunaway's curator insight, October 17, 2014 8:05 PM

  Heres to less consuming and more making!

AnnC's curator insight, October 17, 2014 9:51 PM

So many of my student like to keep their hands and/or bodies moving.  They become engaged .

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Penmanship: The Art of Teaching Handwriting

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As a child I remember Mrs. Thompson, my first grade teacher, gently putting her hand over mine; guiding me in forming the letters. We wrote on green lined paper with dotted lines down the middle. After we had practiced for a whole week we were allowed to u...
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