Learning with Your Hands

Go back a little to leap further. -John Clarke
In the introduction to Hands-On Science and Math: Fun, Fascinating Activities for Young Children, author Beth Davis observes that “…children exposed to hands-on science instruction gain greater subject-matter understanding than students exposed to only book learning or traditional worksheets. When I doubled the amount of hands-on instruction give to the lowest performing student population in […]

Preschool Learning Crucial

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to think. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Machines are automating a whole bunch of these things, so learning the softer skills, knowing the human touch and how to complement technology, is critical, and our education system is not set up for that,” said Michael Horn, co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute in the New York Times article, “Why What You Learned in […]