February 24, 2009
FT.com / UK – My new sense of guilt as a selfish working mother On Monday The Children’s Society published a report based on interviews with 35,000 people in Britain that concluded children such as mine may not be as happy as they should be. The main risk for British children, it said, was that […]
July 29, 2008
July FINE Newsletter: The Role of Technology in Family Involvement from / FINE: Family Involvement Network of Educators at harvard looks good.
Education Policy Blog: “Reading First” a failure
May 3, 2008
I’m a fan of the Education Policy Blog for many reasons, but this one’s neat: Education Policy Blog: “Reading First” a failure talks about another Bush edu-scam, but ends with the following: K evin Drum comments: “Now, who knows? Maybe RF was poorly implemented. Maybe it just happened to be a bad idea. But it’s […]
The Future of Children
April 12, 2008
A colleague sent me a link to the The Future of Children website. The Future of Children is a co-production of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and the Brookings Institution. They’ve got some major events going on this spring, and the results are available online at the site.
Science in retreat : Nature
February 21, 2008
There has been a lot of discussion on a discussion list I belong to about this article: Science in retreat : Article : Nature Canada has been scientifically healthy. Not so its government. Comparisons of nations scientific outputs over the years have shown that Canadas researchers have plenty to be proud of, consistently maintaining their […]
Aviary – Creation on the fly / tools
February 19, 2008
Jeremy is again in a sharing mood, sending me this link for Aviary – Creation on the fly / tools All of our tools are based right in your browser or as downloadable AIR applications. Our tools all communicate and relate to each other. To illustrate an example: You can import a swatch from Toucan […]
Learning Inquiry Journal Talk at AERA
February 11, 2008
I just got the info regarding my talk on Learning Inquiry at AERA in March: 61.013. Journal Talks: Session 3. AERA Sessions Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, Metropolitan Ballroom, Metropolitan East, 2nd Floor 4:05 pm to 5:35 pm If you’re at the conference, drop by!
Education Policy Blog: OLPC skepticism/hope
January 5, 2008
I like the Education Policy Blog. This week they have a post: OLPC skepticism/hope that spends a lot of time linking up all the OLPC strands from an Education Policy perspective. Lots of linky goodness in there.
Disney Developing Virtual Worlds
January 3, 2008
People wonder why I encourage educators to get into Second Life and other VWs for adults… they need to know what children will experience and that are coming down the pipe. Virtual Worlds News: MTV/Nickelodeon to Invest $100M in Casual Gaming, Changes for Nicktropolis, AddictingGames, Neopets NMTV Networks’ Nickelodeon Kids and Family Group today announced […]
infants can tell the difference between naughty and nice playmates
December 14, 2007
Even infants can tell the difference between naughty and nice playmates, and know which to choose, a new study finds. Babies as young as 6 to 10 months old showed crucial social judging skills before they could talk, according to a study by researchers at Yale University’s Infant Cognition Center published in Thursday’s journal Nature. […]