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Best educational and math apps for kids - Intellectuapp Are you a parent? These educational and math apps for kids will make the learning and education of your children much more fun, interesting, joyful and they will absolutely love it. Check out our selection of these free educational apps for Android. Children Activity Book Children Activity Book is filled with colors and interaction. App Store Download Link: Children Activity Book Kids Numbers and Math This app is created by the developers of Intellijoy, quality team that also produced few other quality educational apps for kids. Talking Kids Math and Numbers Talking Kids Math and Numbers is one of the best math apps for kids on Google Play. Educational games for kids There are 6 educational games included in this quality app. iStory This is app is great in many ways. Kids Painting Coloring Kids Painting Coloring is really interesting and fun coloring app. 123 ABC’s Handwriting Fun Very fun handwriting app. Math Training For Kids

Love Your Veggies Fresh Spin on Salads 18 March 2013 | Paula Jones Now that daylight savings has come and gone it means, among other things, we can look forward to warmer temperatures and lighter meals. Healthy Eating on a Busy Mom Schedule 31 January 2013 | Erin Chase Last week, my life became exponentially more busy. The Most Wonderful Time of the Year! 26 November 2012 | Aimee Fortney December is my most favorite month of the year. Can't Get Your Kids to Eat Veggies? 13 February 2012 | admin About 93 percent of children aged two to 12 fall short of the recommended 2-5 cups of veggies per day.1 Experts and parents suggest ranch... Farm Adds Carrots and Color to Plates 18 November 2011 | admin While growing vegetables for the Great Veggie Adventure, at least one California farm found a new product to sell at its farmers market booths. The Giving Garden, Summer 2011 7 October 2011 | S.O.L.E. Wow! Pyramid to Plate: Tips for your Family 16 August 2011 | Jodie Shield How Does YOUR Garden Grow? 12 April 2011 | admin

1 Sustainability Sustainability addresses the ongoing capacity of Earth to maintain all life. Sustainable patterns of living meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Actions to improve sustainability are both individual and collective endeavours shared across local and global communities. They necessitate a renewed and balanced approach to the way humans interact with each other and the environment. Education for sustainability develops the knowledge, skills, values and world views necessary for people to act in ways that contribute to more sustainable patterns of living. For each cross-curriculum priority, a set of organising ideas reflects the essential knowledge, understandings and skills for the priority.

Games in Schools Organic school gardens | Aussie Organic Gardening As some readers know, I have been kept very busy this year writing the Organic School Gardens program for the Biological Farmers of Australia to teach children how to garden for a sustainable future. This program is unique, as it is provided free to all schools across Australia – it is non-commercial – it features practical and easy-to-use online resources and lesson plans suitable for Australian schools, plus a separate set of lesson notes for teachers, and – it is the only Australian school garden program written in line with organic standards. BFA’s program is designed to be adaptable to all schools, including children with special needs and schools with very limited resources, and it is designed to integrate with other subjects in the curriculum, making learning fun and more meaningful for students. BFA’s Organic School Gardens Program can be accessed and downloaded simply by going to:

Stockholm International Preschool List: Nov 2012 | Your Living City Choosing the right preschool for your child is a huge consideration anywhere, but the choice can be even trickier when you’re not on home turf. International schools are often a great option for parents who plan on staying for only a short term or where one parent has a language that is not Swedish. They have the ability to accommodate a diverse community of children who will attend from up to a few months to a number of years. We have compiled a list of all Stockholm’s international preschools in alphabetical order. If we have missed anything or if any information needs to be updated, please let us know. You may also like: Map of Stockholm’s International Preschools Click on the map’s blue flags for the school’s name and information. View Stockholm International Preschools in a larger map British International Primary School of Stockholm Östra Valhallavägen 17, 182 68 Djursholm Tel: +46 (0) 8-755 23 75 Curriculum/Language: British/English Grades: Preschool, Grades 1-7 Map: Click Here Bumble Bee

Popplet The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Posted: 2013-08-20 11:01:29 By: by Stephanie Oppenheim Here's our chat with one of the bright new stars in toyland, Goldie Blox founder Debra Sterling. SO: People always are intrigued when I tell them that I play with toys for a living, I imagine you get much the same response? DS: I always get excited when people ask me what I do for a living because it inevitably raises eyebrows (in a good way). SO: How did you become interested in toys? SO: Your focus is getting girls to build. SO: Having an idea and getting it to market are two different things. SO: Were you surprised by the overwhelming support you received on Kickstarter? SO: From my point of view - in an ideal world boys and girls would play with the same toys. SO: As a child did you play with mostly pink toys? SO: Once you've conquered building sets for girls, are you going to include sets for boys? SO: What's your favorite ice cream flavor?

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Big Thinkers: Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligences Howard Gardner: We have schools because we hope that someday when children have left schools that they will still be able to use what it is that they've learned. And there is now a massive amount of evidence from all realms of science that unless individuals take a very active role in what it is that they're studying, unless they learn to ask questions, to do things hands-on, to essentially recreate things in their own mind and then transform them as is needed, the ideas just disappear. The student may have a good grade on the exam. We may think that he or she is learning, but a year or two later there's nothing left. The idea of multiple intelligences comes out of psychology. We have this myth that the only way to learn something is read it in a textbook or hear a lecture on it, and the only way to show that we've understood something is to take a short-answer test or maybe occasionally with an essay question thrown in. So let's take the area of science.

5 Educational Apps for Kids | Techrony Home > Apps > 5 Educational Apps for Kids My daughter was a mere year old when the first iPhone hit the market, and she was quite capable of operating my phone better than my husband by the time she was two. The phone became our default device if she was bored in public, so I soon loaded my phone up with apps for kids. But we didn’t select “fun” games; while 90% of American kids are gamers (according to the Kids and Gaming report by NPD Group), we wanted her to use it as a learning tool instead of simple entertainment (at least until she’s on to us), so we chose educational apps instead. Four years (and three generations of phones) later, there are so many great teaching apps for kids that my kid has learned counting, spelling, and basic math with my phone. A number of gaming hubs and websites offer a variety of iPhone games and Android games, many of which happen to offer a fun “edutainment” benefit to kids. So what are the best educational apps? Monkey Preschool Lunchbox, $.99.

A Novel Mechanism Regulating Stress is Identified Neuroscience researchers from Tufts identify potential target for drug therapy for wide range of disorders associated with stress Neuroscience researchers from Tufts have demonstrated, for the first time, that the physiological response to stress depends on neurosteroids acting on specific receptors in the brain, and they have been able to block that response in mice. This breakthrough suggests that these critical receptors may be drug therapy targets for control of the stress-response pathway. This finding may pave the way for new approaches to manage a wide range of neurological disorders involving stress. The stress-control pathway, more technically known as the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis, determines the levels of cortisol and other stress hormones in the human body. “We have identified a novel mechanism regulating the body’s response to stress by determining that neurosteroids are required to mount the physiological response to stress.