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Disability and Diversity as New Media (draft)


One distinction between 20th and 21st century media is the introduction of networks. Networks operate very differently from broadcast media, in part because they are spaces of actions. Visual culture began on a system where the audience was passive, absorbing messages without offering much feedback. Network culture however is founded on a value system of … Continue reading

News: Some Kids with Autism May Suffer from Cyber Addiction | Healing Thresholds


reblogged: News: Some Kids with Autism May Suffer from Cyber Addiction | Healing Thresholds. News: Some Kids with Autism May Suffer from Cyber Addiction Posted: Friday, May 18, 2012 – 10:00 iPads and video interaction has provided a means for children with autism to communicate; it may also have provided addictive behavior. Christopher Mulligan founded … Continue reading

Culture is education ( from a Nicaraguan graffiti)


After a stormy month we are finally beginning to listen deeply to each others. I have had to remind myself that trust building takes time, and just like with my university students, we have hit the magical three months mark. The kids are no longer afraid of talking to me and are becoming more honest … Continue reading

Educational Videos and Games for Kids about Science, Math, Social Studies and English


Educational Videos and Games for Kids about Science, Math, Social Studies and English.

Block Puzzle Game,Free Online Arcade Games for kids to play,Tetris type logic computer fun


Block Puzzle Game,Free Online Arcade Games for kids to play,Tetris type logic computer fun.

The harvest birds = Los pájaros de la cosecha – Book Overview


The harvest birds = Los pájaros de la cosecha – Book Overview.

BBC – Schools – Primary History


BBC – Schools – Primary History. via BBC – Schools – Primary History.

And the learning begins


We have been here for a month and a half and I marvel at how an incredible influence our environment has on our senses and our relationships.  And not so surprisingly, these influences are clearly influencing my kids’ abilities to learn and our health. HSPs are clearly in need of types of stimulations that are … Continue reading

Are you a Highly Sensitive Person? « Inner Simplicity with Empathic Guidance


Yesterday I wrote about the joys of solitude. For some people, ‘me-time’ is a necessary part of their self-nurturing. I regularly need to have some quiet time alone in my home to maintain my equilibrium – if I spend too long in an urban environment or anywhere with a ‘bad’ atmosphere, I start to feel … Continue reading

Lemelson Center’s Invention at Play: Invention Playhouse


Lemelson Center’s Invention at Play: Invention Playhouse.]

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