Tag Archives: early childhood education

Cool Tool | Big Word Club

You’ve heard of the Digital Divide, well, here’s a very different chasm in education: the Word Gap. What’s this? “A gap in vocabulary between rich and poor,” says Shane DeRolf, founder and CEO of Big Word Club. Research has documented that students from lower … Continue reading

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Planting STEM Seeds of Interest

How young is too young to implement STEM education? GUEST COLUMN | by Ricky Ye As advancements in how we approach STEM education and initiatives are on the rise around science, engineering, and mathematics, we’re seeing a greater impact on … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Touchtronic Letters

Touchtronic Letters are a new innovation from Junior Learning. Possibly the world’s first tangible alphabet to work on an iPad, Touchtronic Letters combine the physical and digital worlds of learning. This cool tool includes 26 letters color-coded with consonants in … Continue reading

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A Terrific Friend

How technology can inspire a joy of reading. by Victor Rivero In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield says a good book is one that, when you’re done reading it, “you wish the author … was a terrific friend … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Brainzy

Today, kids can finally play, have fun, and really learn with a new online learning system – and new friends like Officer Ice Cream and Penelope Pegacorn. Education.com has announced Brainzy, a first-of-its-kind learning program now available with over 300 fun games, videos, and stories … Continue reading

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