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Blog Post: Participating in a MOOC ….
I started this semester not knowing what to expect. Thinking about my typical classes full of reading research and papers and being excited to make it through one last semester of traditional learning…boy was I wrong.   The MOOC in itself … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Tue, 11 Dec 2012 03:03:13 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Robots helping autistic children learning…
This morning while watching the today show I saw a report about these robots.  It was fascinating to see how these robots can help autistic children understand feelings…it was so sweet.  I could not attach the today show clip as … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Thu, 29 Nov 2012 12:56:54 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Knowledgeable vs knowledge-able
I think this philosophy is important when looking to create lifelong learners.  We want to inspire and excite students so that they leave with more questions than answers.  If they indeed leave with more questions then they leave searching for answers and own a … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:08:54 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Creativity….Innovation and connecting with history
In my current Independent Study: Connecting Children with History I have had to become innovative.  I have had so much fun learning about the group of students I am working with and finding out how they connect in their own … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:10:19 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Transliteracy and Children.
Throughout the history of education it has been our job as parents and teachers to make sure our children and students have a strong foundation in education.  Historically this has included math, reading, writing and all of its parts; now … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:16:31 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Creativity…what do you think?
I believe that everyone is creative, we all have the ability to be creative we all just use that ability and talent in different ways.  I have seen some amazingly creative people who do not even know they are creative.  I like to sew and knit … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:49:32 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: “The Principal of Change”…
I recently found this article and thought that it fits in so well with the idea of an MOOC course and connecting to learning and information in new ways.  The article is called “The Principal of Change.”  I found this … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Tue, 09 Oct 2012 15:35:20 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Reality check
Reality check.  This is an interesting look at new technology in the classroom and what the children think about working with it.

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Thu, 04 Oct 2012 21:06:46 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Connectivism…Internet and teaching…good or bad???
In reading about connectivism in this article and many others I have come back to the question of : Does being connected help or hurt teaching?   I know this question is a huge double-edged sword.  I see great arguments from … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:05:21 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Unconventional History
What I love about history (teaching and learning history) is that there are so many ways to look at the past a share it with others.  The group of students I am working with spent some time today working on … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Wed, 26 Sep 2012 21:51:35 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Personal connections to history
Making History Mine By Sarah Cooper is a book I am currently reading and working with. I am in love with this book.  In the four years I have been studying history and public history I have been reading and … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Mon, 10 Sep 2012 12:13:49 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Students as historians, back to school assignment
Reblogged from Social Studies and History Teacher's Blog: One of the greatest challenges that history teachers have is to make long-ago events relevant and interesting to 21st century students. We’ve had a lot of success by beginning the year with … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Sun, 16 Sep 2012 13:52:48 +0000 [Comment]
Blog Post: Engaging Students in the classroom
This article was very interesting.  How to Turn Your Classroom Into and Idea Factory It discusses ways that we as teachers or even as parents can engage our students and further their understanding and passion for a subject.    The hands … Continue reading →

By childrenandhistory, Feed:Teaching Children and History, Sun, 16 Sep 2012 13:49:06 +0000 [Comment]
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