Recess Makes Kids Smarter: Scholastic Magazine

By Caralee Adams, Instructor Magazine Each day in the classroom kids are being told: "Be quiet. Sit still. Be quiet. Sit still," says Nelly Torres, a parent of a first and a fourth grader in the Chicago Public Schools. "That's because they need their recess." Torres, 42, still lives in the same neighborhood she grew [...]

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Open Badges Courses – Peaceful Playgrounds

[jwplayer config="large" mediaid="9099"] Think of open badges as an online resume,  portfolio or a demonstration of skills you learn in a variety of places.  Get recognition for skills you learn anywhere that is coordinated and displayed in the new online system. Open Badges are information-rich. Each badge has important data built in that links back [...]

By |2014-06-16T11:42:56-07:00October 8th, 2013|Online Learning|Comments Off on Open Badges Courses – Peaceful Playgrounds