by Patrick Matthews
Looking for something to do with your kids this summer? Take a look at this rundown of games that can help make your summer both more fun and more stimulating!
Watching Kids Play
by Tracy Dudkiewicz
Tracy and the Word Winder team take a novel approach to developing a classroom version of their game: they watch kids play. What happened as a result, as Tracy tells us, was something special.
Interview with Denise Pope
by Reisa Schwartzman
Denise Pope, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer at the Stanford University School of Education. For the past twelve years, she has specialized in student engagement, curriculum studies, qualitative research methods, and service learning. Here is part 1 of Reisa's interview with her.
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