TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards courtesy of Kids’ Lit from the Menemsha Library.These books make great gifts to the Canadians in your life. You can spot them because they all are really, really good at hockey.
I just tested out the Star Walk app. My 5-year-old found it immediately on my iPhone and pronounced it “really cool.” I also found amazing Hubble photographs that I found on the tab “Picture of the Day.” Truly amazing photos that make one realize how big the universe is.
Dorothee from Planet Fassa asked me to get the word out about her new online story resource so I checked it out and am happy to report back that it appears to be an online social community for kids that emphasizes stories, activities and fun. There is also a virtual reward system to get the kids more actively engaged.
Seriously, if I had spent the same number of hours writing these posts for my blog and INSTEAD collected meaningful quotes, I’d have a collection almost as good as Rodolfo Costa’s. I’m keeping it next to my computer and I will be tweeting his quotes out weekly. Really, they are that good.
The Red Apple ebook for iPhone, iPad and iPod by Winged Chariot. This is a charming story that can be read or listened to in 9 languages!
This was our second Family Reunion Vacation trip and it was based on my family’s two previous pleasant summer seaside vacation and I have to say that results were so good that I absolutely recommend The Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport, Maine if you are looking for a New England Beach family reunion destination.
iPhone app: Chinese for Munchkins
Setting aside the issue of whether college freshmen should carry 100% responsibility for their learning, consider this question. Given that that is the state of the world, what happens during K-12 education to prepare students for this responsibility?
I found SchoolsandDegrees.com on Twitter and thought of moms who might want to return back to the workforce or plot a career change either while they are working or when they return back to work.