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3 Tips on Teaching Children Web Design

3 Tips on Teaching Children Web Design

The absolute majority of web designers even now, some twenty years after digital technologies became really widespread and ubiquitous, is self-taught. Some have previous design education, some don’t.

Yet ask any artist or another representative or creative profession, and he will tell you that one of the most important things for them is to start as young as…

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Added by Melissa Burns on February 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

7 Extracurricular Activities to Discover Your Kids’ Potential



Extracurricular activities are a great way for young kids to develop social skills, learn more about something that they love and stay active. From gymnastics to art classes to sports, you are sure to find something will interest your little one.

  1. Gymnastics.
  2. Dance.
  3. Sports.
  4. Swimming.
  5. Martial arts.
  6. Educational classes.
  7. Music and creative arts.…



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Added by Dorothy Hastings on September 15, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

Fun Ways to Celebrate Bonza Bottler Day

Bonza Bottler Day is celebrated every month on the day when the number of the month matches the number of the day (i.e. January 1, March 3, June 5 and so on).

The idea to celebrate this occurrence came from the mind of Elaine Fremont who established the first Bonza Bottler Day in 1985. Elaine Fremont established this day because she realized that August was the…

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Added by Dorothy Hastings on August 7, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

EDUCATIONAL SIMULATIONS IN SCHOOLS

Do you use simulations in education? Maybe your answer is “No”. But is it true?

I remember my years in primary school. Once a year the principal and the teachers prepared a large simulation for the whole school. It was a simulation of a chemical gas…

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Added by Peter Tomasovic on March 19, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

#25wordstory Challenge

I happened across the Twitter 25 Word Story writing experiment and challenge a few days ago and thought this would be a great idea to share with my 6th grade gifted class. The goal is to tell a story in exactly 25 words. To introduce them to the concept, I shared Kevin Hodgson’s Prezi  titled “Sixty 25-Word Stories”. I really didn’t do much more than that and hoped that some of them would take interest.…

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Added by Melissa Johnston on September 16, 2011 at 11:49am — No Comments

TEDxRedmond: High School Junior Olivia Interviews Adora Svitak, 12



Amazing-Kids News Reporter Olivia sits down with Adora Svitak, host of TEDxRedmond 2010, in the Microsoft Convention Center during the dinner that was provided by BING for all the attendees and speakers.



A link to all the TEDxRedmond video presentations will be posted here… Continue

Added by Jack Olmsted on September 19, 2010 at 2:58pm — No Comments

3D Classroom - Lessons that Come to Life



10-year-old TIME For Kids Reporter Brennan LaBrie writes about his visit in April to an elementary school 3D Classroom in Dallas, Texas. Read Article…

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Added by Jack Olmsted on June 5, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

SPEAKING HIS MIND: Marcelas Owens Speaks Out for Healthcare

by Brennan LaBrie





History was made last Tuesday when President Barack Obama signed the healthcare bill into law.



Marcelas Owens, an 11-year-old from Seattle,… Continue

Added by Jack Olmsted on March 26, 2010 at 7:31am — No Comments

Online Stories for Children

Find eleven great stories including The Snowy Day and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? http://www.rif.org/kids/leadingtoreading/en/preschoolers/read.htm



Don't miss this site. There are a large number of books read aloud. http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/home_tumblebooks.asp



Choose a story read by an actor… Continue

Added by Michelle Breum on January 15, 2010 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Edact.com Lunches Why Do I Need to Sleep? Book for Children and Kids.

Parents are often concerned about the amount of sleep their child or kid is getting. Many parents worry that their child not getting enough sleep, rarely parents worry that their child is sleeping too much. As a parent you already know if your child is getting enough sleep by his/her behavior.



Every Body knows sleep is playing an important factor in all our lives. When we sleep, we rest and our body is able to renew its energy. Sleep is also important because of dreams. When we… Continue

Added by John Khan on April 23, 2009 at 3:00am — No Comments

5yo+ Fun Rating

Check out Drawminos (http://drawminos.com) for some good ole fashion 5 year old type fun. The name really over delivers in cleverness but I still lost several minutes to this almost engaging activity and my son loves it.



And what is it that has me losing lots of time (I mean doing serious time in the name of online 'research?'). Visit Zoopz (http:zoopz.com) and tell me how to get… Continue

Added by Ellen on November 29, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

SANTA'S STORIES COME TO LIFE

a href="http://www.lulu.com/content/4538698">SANTA'S STORIES COME TO LIFE



Please share with your students if you like.



I bet you have all heard of Santa Clause, in fact I know you have because of all the millions of letters I receive each year from you all, but I imagine that most of you do not know very much about where I live and all of the creatures who live with me in the North Pole and help me make Christmas so special.

I was concerned… Continue

Added by Santa on November 4, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

Crafts for Children during Christmas

I FOUND A GREAT SITE FOR CHRISTMAS IDEAS. HERE IS JUST A SAMPLE.





Paper chains

You need different colors construction paper, scissors and glue. Cut pieces 15 sm long and 1 sm wide. Then glue the ends of the strip and put the next through the first one. Make the chain as long as you want.





Handprint Tree

You need green paper, yellow paper, glue and small pieces of other colors paper. All… Continue

Added by Santa on July 14, 2008 at 7:12am — No Comments

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