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Chinese for Munchkins App for Kids

Chinese Language App for Kids

I found this in my travels on another blog.  It looks great so I wanted to share but I will try to track down and test it out myself.  Here’s the link for the review:  http://technologywebblog.com/2010/07/review-chinese-for-munchkins-for-the-iphone/

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Should Kids Take More Responsibility for Their Own Learning?

Should Kids Be Responsible for Learning?

This is from the Washington Post. I guess the other question is how much responsibility should we, as parents, take for our own children’s learning versus their teacher’s?  I would say we, the parents, are ultimately responsible for our own kids’ learning, and that, as they approach college, our kids become fully responsible. Read more…

How To: Find the Right Online Education Program for Back-to-Work Moms

Online Education for Adults

Consider a masters of business administration as an option to get ahead in your field of interest and broaden your career opportunities. 

I found this site online and thought of moms who are contemplating returning to the workforce or thinking about a career change.  I notice that a lot of my mom friends plot their return to work as soon as their youngest hits elementary school. Read more…

HUMOR: Cartoon of Teachers 1960 vs. 2010

Teachers Now versus Before

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#SlowTheMelt Twitter Party: Tweet to Get $1 Donated by Popsicle…

Slow the Melt Twitter Party

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Mom, Are We Rich? and Other Tough Questions …

Mom, Are We Rich? Tough Questions Kids Ask.

My brother sent me this great article from the New York Times Money section written by Ron Lieber and published on July 9, 2010.   Click here for the entire article.  It’s a nicely done article when kids you ask the darndest questions: Read more…

2010 Children’s Book Award Winners

Best Books for Kids: Newbery, Caldecott and More

This is from the Association of Library Services for Children. Read more…

Barnes and Noble 10% Discount Coupon Until 7/18/2010

Discount Coupon for Barnes and Noble

10% Discount:  Enter coupon code R3F8L4T at checkout. The 10% discount will be applied to the highest-priced item in your cart. SHOP NOW Read more…

The Birthday ebook App for Kids

Interactive eBook App for Kids: The Birthday

I opted for the English version of  the iPhone/iPad/iPod app ebook, The Birthday, by Sylvia Van Ommen and Maurice van der Bij. From the names of the authors, you won’t be surprised to find that the ebook comes with an option for Dutch but it also comes as a nice surprise that it’s in Japanese as well. Read more…