What Will $1,000,000 Buy?

Reprinted from Exchange Every Day by Child Care Information Exchange: What Will $1 Million Buy? April 26, 2007 The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.Helen Keller Did you ever play the game, “What would you …

Edutopia on Emotional Intelligence

Edutopia, the online educators magazine from the George Lucas Educational Foundation, has compiled a collection of resources on emotional and social intelligence.

OATS – Open Source Assistive Technology Software

http://www.oatsoft.org/ OATSoft is dedicated to improving Assistive Technology and computer accessibility through the power of Open Source development techniques. OATSoft makes the best Open Source Assistive Technology Software (OATS) easy to find.  Users and developers meet at OATSoft to create better software.  Users, find useful software and discuss and work …

By-pass Pizza Hut’s BOOK-IT Program

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood writes: As part of our ongoing effort to counter commercialism in schools, CCFC is encouraging parents and educators to stop schools from using Pizza Hut BOOK IT! programs.  BOOK IT! is one of corporate America’s most insidious school-based brand promotions. It reaches 22 million …

The Landmark Project

From David Warlick, “This Web site is dedicated to the idea that the very nature of information is changing, practically before our eyes. It is changing in what it looks like, where we find it, what we look at to view it, what we can do with it, and how …

Art 2 Heart – global connections through art

Art 2 Heart is an ‘art sharing program’ that crosses borders, ages, genders, religions and socio-economic lines. Its sole purpose is to connect underprivileged children with someone else in the world who cares. Through Art 2 Heart, you can give these children something of their own, made just for them, …

What is Universal Design for Learning? from CAST

According to CAST (The Center for Applied Special Technology) Universal Design for Learning calls for … Multiple means of representation, to give learners various ways of acquiring information and knowledge, Multiple means of expression, to provide learners alternatives for demonstrating what they know, Multiple means of engagement, to tap into …

Edutopia – ‘Information and Inspiration for Innovative Teaching…’

Edutopia is a free online and print magazine from the George Lucas Educational Foundation which offers ‘information and inspiration for innovative teaching in K-12 schools.’  It’s a must for any educator, and offers a great collection of articles, multimedia, teaching modules and more.  The eNewsletters are well worth subscribing to. …

Recognition and Response – RTI for 3-5

Recognition and Response “is a comprehensive online resource that provides educators with information about this cutting edge approach to early education. This site offers information and resources to help early educators address the needs of young children (3 to 5 year-olds) who show signs that they may not be learning in …

Child Care Information Exchange and World Forum

The official home page of Child Care Information Exchange magazine, and links to the World Forum on Early Care and Education, an international conference that will connect you with people around the world who care about young children.  Sign up for their free “Exchange Everyday” – useful early childhood tidbits …