Tag: learning

Wordtoons

02/02/2013 | By More
Wordtoons

Anyone who can write, can draw. That is Wayne Logue‘s motto. He has developed Wordtoons. You start with a word and turn it into a cartoon. Wordtoons are funny, inspiring, and promote creativity. See for yourself and then go get those sharpies and start writing/drawing:  

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How to remember: b or d?

01/21/2013 | By More
How to remember: b or d?

On Pinterest we saw a wonderful idea to teach children the difference between “b” and “d”. After teaching the trick, let your children do some worksheets which can be created by the “Letter mash”-generator“.   Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com via Stephany on Pinterest

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App: Con-nect

12/06/2012 | By More
App: Con-nect

  Con-nect is a simple and addictive puzzle game based on Arukone. The difference is that Con-nect is three-dimensional! 3D is not only more fun, but it also helps you to develop good spatial and visual perception. Like Arukone, there are only two rules 1.Connect all pairs. 2.Fill the whole cube. Con-nect is available for […]

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The Christmas match game

12/03/2012 | By More
The Christmas match game

Today’s freebie contains a Christmas matching game. There are twice twenty cards which have to be matched. But take care and look carefully: The cards seem to be the same, but every card is different. This trains visual and spatial perception – important skills for reading, writing and calculating. DOWNLOAD MATCHING GAME Also: do not […]

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App: Tring

11/29/2012 | By More
App: Tring

Tring breaks the mold of the traditional sliding puzzle you know and love. Ready to challenge yourself with an additional angle? The sliding blocks now interact on a three-axis triagonal grid with the goal of getting the highlighted blocks to the designated end position. With this new axis, blocks can slide and push each other […]

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App: Crazy Copy

11/22/2012 | By More
App: Crazy Copy

  Crazy Copy is a variation on the ever famous Simon: listen to a sequence that gets longer and longer and try to remember it. This trains visual and acoustic sequencing – important skills for good reading, writing and calculating. The app is available for free for iphone, ipod touch and ipad. It is possible […]

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Tracing and drawing

11/12/2012 | By More
Tracing and drawing

Children love pictures from space. With today’s freebie they can trace a picture and then draw it into a grid. For those who are already good at drawing there is no grid. This kind of exercise is also good for children who tend to draw everything very small. DOWNLOAD

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Exploring “Treasure Storehouses” of the World

10/01/2011 | By More
Exploring “Treasure Storehouses” of the World

By Linda Davis-Kyle, MA The wonderful learning “treasure storehouses” of the world are certain to enchant your youngsters, foster their development as they grow and change, and enhance their love of learning. Young learners will be over the moon in many of the grand repositories—the wonderful museums and art galleries of the world—where they actually […]

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Changing Education Paradigms

01/11/2011 | By More
Changing Education Paradigms

This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA’s Benjamin Franklin award.

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