|Margaret Ennis, a part-time teacher and volunteer at The Franklin Institute Online, shares her ideas for making learning fun, particularly online.|
|How do young readers make meaning of web
has thought a great deal about this subject and shares her
ideas and experiences.|
Young Readers & the World Wide Web - Part I. First Steps in Browsing
Young Readers & the World Wide Web - Part II. Build a "Links to Click" Webpage
Young Readers & the World Wide Web - Part III. Add Graphics to the Links Webpage
Young Readers & the World Wide Web - Part IV. Add a Java Word Search to the Links Webpage
Young Readers & the World Wide Web - Part V. Add a Questions Frame to a Linked Webpage
|How can young children be engaged in
computer classes? ME offers her special perspective on the
subject with a series of lessons and demonstrations. Anyone
interested in early childhood education should be
A Pre-Reader's PC Primer - Part I. Lines and Colors.
A Pre-Reader's PC Primer - Part II. Boxes, Lines and Colors.
A Pre-Reader's PC Primer - Part III. Ellipses and Colors.
A Pre-Reader's PC Primer - Part IV. Text, Shapes and Colors.
A Pre-Reader's PC Primer - Part V. Dragging and Dropping.
A Pre-Reader's PC Primer - Part VI. Copying and Pasting.
A Pre-Reader's PC Primer - Part VII. Flipping and Rotating.
A Pre-Reader's PC Primer - Part VIII. Stretching and Skewing.
|We often use our senses without even noticing. Strengthen your sensory muscles by investigating the sensory world.|
|Practice your math skills while you watch sporting events like the Olympics. Make math fun!|
|It's everywhere, so why not have some fun with air? Try some hands-on ideas for investigating air.|
|Try some "alphanumberetical" activities as you integrate math and phonics. It's the "abc's" of your "123's."|
|So just how does soap work anyway? Have some good clean fun as you investigate the properties of soap.|
|Take a guess: How many drops of water will fit on the surface of a penny? How long will it take before the water spills over? Try it. You may be surprised.|
|Young students can visualize the beating of their hearts with these creative ways to measure the human pulse.|
|A little math, a little mirror, a little magic. Use these cryptic messages to investigate the nature of reflection and symmetry.|
|Integrate math with poetry and try a mathematical analysis of a popular poem by Shel Silverstein.|
|Who needs rulers when we have sunlight and shadows? Practice measuring outdoor objects on a sunny day.|
|For math class, you'll need some fabric and thread. Quilting is a hands-on application for geometric principles.|