The Man Behind the Story, Kike Calvo - National Geographic Creative Photographer

The Man Behind the Story, Kike Calvo - National Geographic Creative Photographer

Kikeo and The Whale (Bilingual Edition) is an incredible new book by Kike Calvo a National Geographic Creative Photographer and dad. In addition, he specializing in environmental, cultural & marine documentaries. Kike is embarking on a new project with his 11-month-old daughter, in, is soon to launch and we will keep you updated as it unfolds.

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Digital Kids - Global Branding, Virtual Currencies, & Future of Retail

Digital Kids - Global Branding, Virtual Currencies, & Future of Retail

Another day of brilliant brains sharing their expertise in the educational digital space. This event put on by Tonda Sellers Bunge had the best networking opportunities ever and I seriously have my work cut out for me following up on all kinds of great contacts. Some of the topics discussed here at the Digital Kids Conference were global branding, virtual currencies, & the future of retail. It was refreshing to be reminded that kids learn best through fun!

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Why aren’t more teachers using tech?

Why aren’t more teachers using tech?

Why aren’t more teachers using tech? The tech is in place in most US schools, so why is it not being embraced and used by teachers? It was apparent at the ISTE conference that many educators are involved, excited and doing their part to educate themselves and carry the momentum back to their schools. This small group of tech savvy educators is forging ahead, using their own time and money to learn about new technology applications and their potential for classroom use. 

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5 things kids need before they’re ready to READ

5 things kids need before they’re ready to READ

reparing your child for future reading success is all about the simple things you can do every day — such as fostering a positive learning environment at home, talking to your child about anything and everything, and of course - taking time out to read with your child. Most importantly don’t forget to make this part of playtime! Learning should always be FUN!

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Changing Education From the Ground Up w/ Sir Ken Robinson

Changing Education From the Ground Up w/ Sir Ken Robinson

My ultimate hero, Sir Ken Robinson, inspired this blog post – I am incredibly excited about attending the ASCD conference in March, where he will be one of the keynote speakers. I just finished watching a video of his in conjunction with the RSA, and would like to recap his message about the concept that education needs to change from the ground up, which btw, makes so much sense you have to wonder why hasn’t this hasn’t happened already.  

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