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Creativity in Children

When we think about the vast amounts of information and knowledge preserved and archived by humanity over the centuries, it’s clear that there is so much...
Open Source

What If K-12 Went Open Source?

What if public education systems opened up the curriculum to teachers, students and parents? What kinds of changes do you think each would make...
Youngzine

Youngzine: A Global Website Worth Supporting

  At a time when many school children struggle to learn from uninspiring, watered-down, check-the-box, fill in the blank, and memorization exercises, there’s a...
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The Shift Away From Grades: MIT Adds Maker Portfolio and Google Abandons the GPA

Want to use your maker skills to get into MIT? The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is now encouraging young makers to share their creations,...
Stealth Elf

Fun Kids’ Photography Primer: Toys as Art

What is the easiest way to get kids interested in photography? Raid the toy box and make the toys the subject of the photo....
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The Future of Online Learning – a New Vision

A recent online enrollment research survey shows that students are rushing to sign up for online education opportunities. The number of students taking at...
Meemoo

Hey Teens, Make Animated Gifs and More with Meemoo

I used Grammarly to grammar check this post, because grammar is best left to the professionals. Besides, I had to finish this quickly because...
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The Silver Story: Coins Can Teach Kids Value of Money

The piggy bank has been a staple for U.S. children as far back as the 1800s. The name “piggy bank” actually is derived from...
Hakitzu

Hakitzu Teaches Javascript Through Fun, Strategic Game

The biggest barrier to learning anything is being interested enough to keep learning. Text books, lectures, and even some iPad apps don’t usually do...
Storytelling Apps

Tools to Help Young Students Tell Stories

Photo: Wesley Fryer Kids enjoy telling stories. What better way to actively engage children with the world than through their own stories. I recently...