Hands-On History: Ancient Technology

The topics we cover in ancient history may seem a bit irrelevant to some (foolish) kids, but when we use hands-on, project-based learning, we give our students a tangible, memorable connection to the material they are learning.  Conveniently, most ancient technology is so simple, kids can reconstruct it themselves.  Here are just a couple of … Continue reading Hands-On History: Ancient Technology

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Modeling Digital Habits

In December, NPR cited a Common Sense Media survey claiming that parents spend on average almost nine and a half hours in front of a screen every day.  If that is even half true, it is shocking. Of course, I read this statistic and, probably like you, scoffed self-righteously.  What kind of reprehensible person would … Continue reading Modeling Digital Habits