To address the remote learning needs of different audiences, the Emily Dickinson Museum offers virtual syllabifor students, scholars, and writers on its website. Thematic selections of essays, news articles, media, and digitized primary source materials provide a free source to all things Emily Dickinson. Syllabus topics for each audience include “This Is a Mighty Room”: Exploring the Poet’s Room; “Blossom of the Brain”: Dickinson’s Education; and “A Petal for a Paragraph”: The Poet's Garden. Each syllabus is accompanied by a writing prompt to spark imagination and creativity.
Now with Apple ARKit, Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar can be brought to life in the real world. Through an augmented reality experience, children can watch their own Very Hungry Caterpillar appear in their classroom, on a kitchen table, in a garden, on their playground, or anywhere else they want to play with it.
Three new early-literacy apps have been released for free by a team in the Harvard Graduate School of Education and its Reach Every Reader initiative. The apps are designed for parents and caregivers to use with their children to encourage fun and rewarding interactions, promote dialogue, and give children the foundations they need to read, learn, and thrive.