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Guiding Principles for Use of Technology with Early Learners

Computers have been in use within the teaching scene since the late 1980's, and have rapidly gained popularity as an effective learning tool in the classroom. For early learning programs, such as those that work with children aged 3 and above, introducing technology to your classroom could mean reshaping the way kids process new information. The Importance of Technology in...

Best Learning Apps for Preschool and Kindergarten

If your kids are anything like mine, they're always begging for more screen time. We have rules about how much they get, and which tv shows are acceptable, but I also love it when they choose to spend some time "playing a game" instead of watching tv. Because what they don't know is that there are a ton of...

5 Fun Ways to Prevent “Summer Slide”

No parent wants their kid to lose academic ground over the summer, but no kid wants to spend their summer sitting and doing worksheets. Here are 5 fun ways to keep kids learning, and avoid "summer slide" without them even noticing!  1. Go outside. Study after study has shown that children learn from unstructured play time and that being outside helps their...

9 Great Educational Toys (STEM) for the Grade School Set

Kids love to play. Kids also need to learn. So, when you can combine fun and education you have a win-win combination. These days there is a lot of emphasis put on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) toys. These toys introduce those topics while also stimulating kids’ brains to think in different ways. If you’re looking to introduce...