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“In order for children to learn, they need to be able to pay attention. In order to pay attention, we need to let them move.” The REAL reason by children fidget Advertisements

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Legos to encourage literacy

brycedontplay: Details on our stealth program here.

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Yes, strong literacy skills help students get good grades and, eventually, good jobs. But schools shouldn’t forget to emphasize the joy of getting lost in a book. “This analysis establishes that reading for pleasure outside school had a significant impact … Continue reading

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futurejournalismproject: Design Firm Creates a ‘Reading Net’ For Library-Loving Minors  Spain’s Playoffice, a child-centric design firm, created the “reading net“ in an attempt to making reading more fun for kids. The "reading net” stretches across the length of a library room, … Continue reading

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thanks to edutopia.org for illustrating one of my favorite quotes!

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These photographs are so powerful. And eye-opening.  Photos of children from around the world with their toys

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Calvin and Hobbes IRL The power of imagination is sometimes too great to confined by three perfect squares and when it comes to Calvin and Hobbes, even sweeping majestic landscapes are barely enough. Redditor nite4awk allowed Bill Watterson’s creations to finally explore … Continue reading

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unstuffyourlibrary: Yep.

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