Monthly Archives: August 2010

More Martial Arts Books for Kids

I got so much positive response from yesterday’s post listing select martial arts books for kids, that I decided it was worth adding to that list. Here are some newer (mostly) books, both fiction and non-fiction, that should appeal to … Continue reading

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Martial Arts Books for Kids

Lots of kids take karate or taekwondo classes after school. How about connecting their love for the martial arts and movement with reading? Here’s a starter list of books that might get your little karate kid to turn into a … Continue reading

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Scholarships for Budding Ecologists

Do you have students or children of your own who have a penchant for helping the planet? Maybe you teach an environmental science or biology class and are looking for an incentive to get your students interested in taking initiative … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Get Kids Outdoors This School Year

“Time in nature is not leisure time; it’s an essential investment in our children’s health.” – Richard Louv, author Last Child in the Woods There’s been a lot of news coverage lately about the crisis of childhood obesity and its … Continue reading

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Innovative Technology Use in Outdoor Education Survey

Are you an outdoor/environmental educator or science teacher or professor who uses technology with students out in in the field? If so, are you willing to share some ideas with the rest of the world? I’m compiling a list of  … Continue reading

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Kids Love Nonfiction

Over on the I.N.K. (Interesting Nonfiction for Kids) blog, Linda Salzman has posted a discussion about a little controversy surrounding the value of non-fiction books, and in doing so she relays her experiences working and talking with elementary kids about … Continue reading

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Report to Congress: Media literacy, not fear, can protect youth online

Back in June, The Online Safety and Technology Working Group finished their government-mandated report to Congress, entitled “Youth Safety on a Living Internet.” The report “points to the growing importance of online citizenship and media-literacy education, in addition to what … Continue reading

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