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Newsletter for November, 2008

A Newsletter for Teachers, Librarians, & Parents      November, 2008      Featured Columns DIFFERENTIATION AND GAME PLAYINGby Karen LucianaKaren takes a look at the concept of differentiation, a problem that all teachers face. How do you meet the needs of all learners? How do you engage the quickest of the quick without losing…

Newsletter for October, 2008

A Newsletter for Teachers, Librarians, & Parents        October, 2008      Featured Columns GAMES AND PLAYby Giles PritchardGiles turns the focus from his lunch programs to the benefits of play in child development. He looks at child-directed play, structured play, and where board games fit into the picture. Fascinating stuff!Read More! A…

Newsletter for September, 2008

A Newsletter for Teachers, Librarians, & Parents        September, 2008      Featured Columns PLAYING BY THE RULESby Catherine ThomsonEvery day of our lives we expect, indeed trust, others to follow the rules. This insightful piece by Catherine starts out discussing rules, but ends with an activity that will do more than just…

Newsletter for August, 2008

A Newsletter for Teachers, Librarians, & Parents      August, 2008      Featured Columns LUNCHTIME GAMESby Giles PritchardWe’re starting this month off with Giles’ great article about a board game alternative he offers during lunch time. I hope this one spreads around the web. Boardgames during lunch? Genius. Sheer genius.Read More! THE POWER OF…

Newsletter for July, 2008

  GAMES INEDUCATIONA Newsletter for Teachers, Librarians, and Parents   JULY, 2008      Featured Columns GAME DAYSby Giles PritchardAt my school – St George’s Rd Primary, we recently ran the first of what will become a regular event held at least once a semester for both the students of the school and the broader…

Newsletter for June, 2008

June’s newsletter is late – about 15 days late. There’s good reason for this, though. We’ve added a bunch of truly talented columnists – both regulars and guests. We also added forums to the site – and streaming audio. So… I’m sorry this month’s newsletter is late, but please check it out. I think you’ll agree it was worth the wait!