Serving Up A Slice Of Einstein On Pi Day,Which Is Also Albert Einstein’s Birthday

It’s on this day each year that so many debate the merits of Dutch apple a la mode vs. lemon meringue pie. It’s the day pie lovers embrace the (other) Pi (3.14…), transforming March 14th into a good reason to globally celebrate Pi with pie. For those of us who celebrate fundamental scientific research every […]

Qualities of a Good Classroom Is Benefit For Children

Decades of research about how young children learn have shown that good beginnings make a lifelong difference. Young children who spend time in homes and classrooms in which there is a great deal of conversation and daily exposure to books and writing are better prepared to become readers and writers when they enter kindergarten. School-aged […]

Something Should Not Say to Emerging Readers

Through the whole, sometimes long and painful process, it‘s easy for parents to become impatient with emerging readers. We want our children to feel comfortable and successful when they read, and to love reading. So when kids struggle to sound out every word on a page, insist on reading books that aren’t the “right fit” […]

Design Can Inprove eLearning and reading Comprehension

Does reading comprehension suffer when learners switch from paper to screens? This question has been studied from multiple angles, with varied findings. There’s no definitive answer, but for eLearning professionals, a better question might be: How can eLearning design maximize learning potential and mitigate potential barriers to comprehension? Anyone considering implementing eLearning—or converting existing training […]

Moodle’s Newest Version Will Provide Clients with Improved Capabilities And User Tour Feature

Moodle, the world’s most widely used learning management system (LMS), has announced that the Moodle 3.2 release is scheduled for November 28. eThink Education, a certified Moodle partner, announced that the new features and fixes of Moodle 3.2—including notable improvements to theme and navigation, updated API and LTI, and the addition of a customizable User Tour […]