Technology and Children

A quarterly journal dedicated to teaching technology in elementary schools. Articles provide practical and creative ideas and activities for the elementary classroom teacher. Reports on interdisciplinary learning program successes, and other current issue

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 1, September

Amazing Acorn Drop
amazing acorn drop Book Gilson, J. (1983). 4B goes wild. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books. [160 pages].summary of bookFourth graders at Central School in Illinois are rewarded for their good behavior by getting to participate in Outdoor Education...
Cool Tools for Card Engineering
Elementary teachers are always on the lookout for tools that will make their work or the work of their students easier. When we think in terms of tools for children's engineering, we also need to think of safety. When doing any kind of card engineering,...
Creativity
Currently, I am involved with a project at Brigham Young University to promote creativity in undergraduate technology and engineering curriculum. As I consider the future of our great society, I see creativity not only as an imperative at the college...
Fun with a World in Motion
My, how the times have changed for educational toys! Tinker Toys and Lego building blocks have given way to a new generation of construction toys such as K'NEX and Lego Mindstorms: products with motors, sensors, and computer programming capabilities....
Hats off to Friends!
hats off to friends! Book Lobel, A. (1979). Days with frog and toad. New York: HarperCollins Publishers. [64 pages].summary of bookThis book contains five stories (chapters) erf Frog and load and their fun adventures together. In one story, Frog gives...
Ideas for Integrating Technology Education into Everyday Learning
We all have fond memories of fairs, amusement parks, and playgrounds. What e probably don't remember is the technology that made all the fun happen. advances in technology have allowed engineers to design their dreams of fun into extraordinary realities....
Message from the President of TECC: Creativity
Currently, I am involved with a project at Brigham Young University to promote creativity in undergraduate technology and engineering curriciuum. As I consider the future of our great society, I see creativity not only as an imperative at the college...
Technology and Fun
People have always sought diversions from their daily routines; games and toys often provide this entertainment. Simple pleasures have been derived from throwing rocks at a distant object, swinging from a rope, and riding a scooter or bicycle. Today...
Technology and You!
Our theme for this volume is "Technology and You." That covers a lot of ground and gives us the opportunity to explore the relationships we have with the technology that we use to make our lives more comfortable. Look around where you sit as you read...
Technology and You: Fun
If you haven't been having fun with technology before this month, you should have some fun with these sites: www.nativetech.org/games/index.php. This is a great website to enhance your Native American Studies. Here you'll find games, arts, and crafts...
The Playground
The playground is an opportune technological wonderland that in often inspire children to think creatively about the human-built devices that provide such fun and excitement. Most children can relate to the amazement of being able to lift a friend...
The Up Side of Upside-Down Design
introduction The trapecista, or flip toy, is a wooden kinetic toy from Mexico. Nearly anyone can make their own flip toy from recycled materials! This article describes the learning goals and framework of the activity, the procedure, and the experiences...
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