To Teach Kids To Read And Write, Sometimes You Have To Get Creative – NPR

To Teach Kids To Read And Write, Sometimes You Have To Get Creative – NPR

To Teach Kids To Read And Write, Sometimes You Have To Get CreativeBut they’re now confident constructing three, four, even eight-word sentences. Helping Kids Feel Comfortable Reading. At some point in a child’s school career, she hopefully transitions from learning to read to reading to learn. To Teach Kids To Read And Write, Sometimes You […]

Kids are happier in playgrounds with natural elements: Study – News1130

Kids are happier in playgrounds with natural elements: Study – News1130

Kids are happier in playgrounds with natural elements: StudyA team at the university started with two daycare centres in East Vancouver that had a couple of play-sets outside, and observed how kids aged two to five, passed the time. Then, lead author and landscape architecture professor, Susan Herrington says Kids are happier in playgrounds with […]

Outdoor play does a body good – Herald & Review

Outdoor play does a body good – Herald & Review

Claudia Quigg: Outdoor play does a body goodWith the advent of warmer weather, families may be ready to send their kids outside to enjoy the sunshine. As it happens, this improved weather coincides with the release of yet one more bit of evidence about the positive impact of outdoor play. Claudia Quigg: Outdoor play does […]

Our View: Outdoor play essential to childhood – Post-Bulletin

Our View: Outdoor play essential to childhood – Post-Bulletin

PostOur View: Outdoor play essential to childhoodPostIn 1999, a University of Michigan study found that, between 1981 and 1997, unstructured outdoor activities fell by 50 percent, while a 2005 Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation study states children in the United States spend an average of 44 hours per Our View: Outdoor play essential to childhood […]

Edutainment: Developing educational Arabic-language apps in Abu Dhabi – ArabianBusiness.com

Edutainment: Developing educational Arabic-language apps in Abu Dhabi – ArabianBusiness.com

Edutainment: Developing educational Arabic-language apps in Abu DhabiThis inspires the fundamental principle of the app: fostering a child’s creativity and giving him or her the space and tools needed to tell a story. Lamsa is an Arabic app for children that acts as a library of educational stories, games, and songs to Edutainment: Developing educational […]

In pictures: Kidzania opens at Sentosa

In pictures: Kidzania opens at Sentosa

(Photo: KidZania Singapore) Under the MOU, KidZania Singapore will put in place initiatives to empower its staff and increase productivity. The Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications training will also be incorporated within the organisation through in In pictures: Kidzania opens at Sentosa thumbnail courtesy of channelnewsasia.com

Epistory: Typing Chronicles

Epistory: Typing Chronicles

Typing games have always been under-represented in the business. While this could be due to them being tied to the often derided “edutainment” genre, the more likely explanation is simpler than that: how do you gamify something as rote and mechanical Epistory: Typing Chronicles thumbnail courtesy of nzgamer.com

Kids play at work – The Straits Times

Kids play at work – The Straits Times

Kids play at workThree seven-year-olds raced against time as they tried out more jobs in three hours than many adults would in their entire lives. At the new edutainment centre KidZania in Sentosa, Goh Yu Di, Huang Jing Yi and Zhou Shu Mei got a taste of working life Kids play at work – The […]

Why Kids Should Keep Using Theirs Fingers to do Math

Why Kids Should Keep Using Theirs Fingers to do Math

Nearly all kids … or creative representations of math, often because of policy directives and faulty curriculum guides. The Common Core standards for kindergarten through eighth grade pay more attention to visual work than many previous sets of learning Why Kids Should Keep Using Theirs Fingers to do Math thumbnail courtesy of kqed.org

How playing video games can boost your kids’ health – CNBC

How playing video games can boost your kids’ health – CNBC

Even if you know little about preventative health-care messaging, you might remember some PSAs that worked, and others that didn’t. Now an emerging scientific field is focused on virtual reality more specifically video games with embedded health messages such as don’t drink and drive, avoid smoking and use condoms during sex. Any How playing video […]