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Elementary School Curriculum

What You Need to Know About Your Baby's Fine Motor Development

Dr. Rebecca Palacios | Posted 06.18.2014 | Parents
Dr. Rebecca Palacios

Once young babies discover their fingers, parents are often thrilled to see their children learn to control those little fingers to grasp, pinch or fist. Child development experts call this process of learning to use the small muscles of the hands and fingers fine motor development.

Recent Bills Bring Controversial Changes To School Curriculums (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

Over the past couple years, several states attempted — and in some instances, succeeded — in passing legislation that brought controversial change...

Digital Preservation Is Cultural Literacy

Kari Kraus | Posted 06.26.2012 | Home
Kari Kraus

While digital preservation might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about K-12 curricula, teaching kids about Web archiving, digitization, and media storage can serve as a gateway to hands-on learning in science and technology.

Inspiring Creativity in Young Children

Dr. Rebecca Palacios | Posted 05.30.2012 | Parents
Dr. Rebecca Palacios

Too often we give children toys and manipulatives that are designed to "do" something interesting, but not to require the child to "do" very much at all!