Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days:
The New York Times shares some great tips and apps for helping parents to preserve “refrigerator-door masterpieces.”
“The skills I was building back then were valuable—for life and, who knows, potentially a career. My hope now for my students is that they are able to make the connections I missed.” EdSurge shares how middle school obsessions can help guide and shape the future career paths of students.
“One of the most effective techniques for increasing retention and application is to reinforce content over an extended period of time. Mobile apps and e-learning are two ways to achieve this.” edCircuit talks about keys for leveraging edtech in meaningful ways for teachers and students.
“I learned valuable lessons about going beyond delivering a curriculum. I learned how to understand each learner so that I could teach them more than facts. I wanted to teach them not only how to learn, but how each of them learned individually.” Andrea Negri Noonoo discusses the science research program that taught students to pursue futures fueled by passion.
NPR explores how integrating limited risk into our kids’ playtime may be taking a step toward healthier child development.