Researchers at Stanford University’s AAALab created Critter Corral, a freely available iPad app, to help preschoolers develop a flexible understanding of number. The child’s goal is to return a Wild West town to its former glory by helping the town’s businesses. In all games, the task is to create a 1:1 correspondence with a target amount.
The Newberry Library’s Digital Collections for the Classroom website features primary sources from the Newberry’s holdings, contextual essays, and discussion questions. Newberry Teacher Consortium collaborates with scholars, university faculty, and classroom teachers to develop the collections in this growing resource for classroom use.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Dr. Judith Myers-Walls, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Purdue University, was getting ready for work and watching the morning news when she saw the tragic events of that day unfold. She had significant experience with preparing materials to help parents and other adults talk to children about media events such as those.
Free and open, the Chronicling America database provides access to more than 10 million pages of historic newspapers published from 1836 to 1922. Including national, state, and local news, the site enables users to search newspaper pages for specific keywords and phrases, limited by dates, places, and/or language.