Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton: Rescue the arts from the budget chopping block
By Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton
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Teaching Children to Code
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Chris Ward looks at how-to tools to help teach children one of the most essential skills of the modern age, how to code.Continue
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By BRIAN MASTROIANNI CBS NEWS December 9, 2016, 8:42 AM
Babies' first words might depend on what they see
A new study looks at the role of visual cues in early language development.
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A picture is worth a thousand words. Perhaps in the future, there will be enough of the autistic population or others with alternative learning abilities to support whole schools using visual learning strategies.
By Debra Hughes
Published December 02, 2016…Continue
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President and CEO of Lynch Consulting Group, LLC.
The arts have always had a secondary place in K-12 learning. If you doubt that statement, think of the first programs to go whenever budget cuts are implemented – music, fine arts and even physical fitness which includes dance. I’ve yet to hear…Continue
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How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year
Since our students are using technology to play, learn, and communicate while…Continue
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Today we are all experiencing the technology…
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All of our futures are increasingly linked to the challenges of the global…
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by Donnie Ray Jones
July 22, 2016
The past few weeks have been full of several unfortunate violent events: the massacre in Orlando, the killing of black men by police officers, the sniper attack in Dallas, the Bastille Day attack in France, the violent coup attempt in Turkey and the shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
While many of us may not have…Continue
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Visual Instructional Tools Are Essential When Teaching Common Core Standards
By Sargy Letuchy Jul 18, 2016
When I first saw the long list of my classes’ ELA Common Core Standards, I remember feeling overwhelmed and worrying about how I was going to cover all of…Continue
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15 Incredible Tech Tools For Teachers To Use In 2016
When education is combined with technology, wonderful…Continue
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Augmented and Virtual Reality: Where Is the Educational Value?
K-12 schools are beginning to see the educational value of virtual and augmented reality and are investing in these technologies even though price points are still aimed at higher-end markets.
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Author - Timothy Gangwer, M.A.
CEO & Professional Development Specialist,
Visual Teaching Alliance
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Visual Literacy and the Visual Teacher
by Timothy Gangwer
Changing perspectives changes lives. As one of the many pioneers in the field of visual literacy, I have travelled throughout the world observing the universal visual expression that crosses all cultural boundaries. Humans are hard-wired for learning and what we learn is not nearly as…Continue
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Do you wish your students could better understand and critique the images that saturate their waking life? That's the purpose of visual literacy (VL), to explicitly teach a collection of competencies that will help students think through, think about and…