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What will you be doing on the 4th? How about some awesome July 4th Activities, Printables, & Goodies!
Last week I showed a group of teachers how to use the MIT App Inventor. One asked me if it could be used to create a memory game. It certainly could be used to make a memory game. In fact, I have a student who is working on doing that right now. It’s a great exercise...
Creating a mobile app can be a great way to get students interested in learning programming concepts. It’s also a good way to get them to dive into researching a topic so that they can build the best apps they can. For example, my ninth grade students (computer science principles) have just started a project...
While play is an essential way we learn throughout life, it’s especially important for young kids. In early childhood education — specifically in preschool and kindergarten classrooms — play is an indispensable learning tool because it allows kids to explore and begin to make sense of their world safely. These playful apps run the gamut...
From silly patriotic games (that happen to make gorgeous backdrops) and red, white and blue sensory ideas to super-simple ways to give back, here are 14 fail-proof Fourth of July activities for kids. Time to get crackin'!
School is out for the Summer, but not for Hero Elementary. Stop by today!
This list of the best summer learning games has titles that are just as engrossing as other at-home games but come with the added bonus of being teacher-approved. These games have what makes games great (player agency, just-one-more-turn gameplay, and challenging scenarios) plus learning outcomes seamlessly blended into the experiences. The results are awesome, super-secret learning games kids will find fascinating.
We had so much fun putting our riddles for kids post together. I am always pulling the riddles out randomly to challenge the kids. They love it! But our latest fascination is tongue twisters for kids.