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We know that we need to help children become competent and comfortable with technology, and Amy Prosser’s book is a practical guide that can help both teachers and parents incorporate more technology into the work they do with children.
We all know that tools can be used in many ways, both good and bad. ClassDojo is just that—a tool. As a parent, I don’t want to take a good tool out of a teacher’s hands, but I need to communicate with my child’s teacher if I feel a particular tool isn’t working for my child.
iTooch Elementary, a series of apps made by EduPad, is a collection of educational activities based on Common Core Standards. The app covers math and language arts material for grades one to five, as well as science material for grades three to five. The apps can be downloaded as a complete package by grade, or by specific subject area for each grade.
Getting Smart Teacher Blogger Alesha Bishop talks shop with Sandra Jacobo, Director of Education at Yogome, to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of their work with Yale's play2PREVENT lab. Together they are building games that support learning and happiness.
This should be at the top of your booklist. The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter is a must-read new book by Greg Toppo.
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