How was your week!? Mine was a whirlwind of freelance assignments and new projects. It’s exciting to reach a tipping point. In fact, many of you have written to ask me how I transitioned from teacher to writer so I will blog about that soon.
Hope you find these articles useful — enjoy the weekend!
Won’t someone come out and play? (my guest post) on Kaboom
Puzzle Play Helps Boost Learning Math-Related Skills from ScienceDaily
Fine Motor Skills from Rainbows Within Reach
-round-up fine motor skill ideas.
Play Time — a round-up of articles on play from Psychology Today
Teaching Kids to Advocate for Themselves from Play. Fight. Repeat.
Suzita applies lessons from Getting More: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World, by Stuart Diamond with her kids and shares 5 ways to build self-advocacy.
(waaaay cool . . .)
Curating Children’s Digital Content from Wired
It’s so hard to find apps in the Apple store, right? This article discusses who is researching, filtering, and sharing digital technologies.
This is What Math Learning Looks Like (in Preschool) from Teacher Tom
Creating Students’ Survival Guide to the Web from Mind/Shift
a good article with lots of links about teaching Netiquette and teaching students how to search and find trustworthy Web sites.
TOP PHOTO: Creative Commons Flicker Môsieur J.
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