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Smart Review | The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter

This should be at the top of your booklist. The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter is a must-read new book by Greg Toppo.

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12 Ways to use Inside Out to Teach SEL, STEM, and Life’s Ups & Downs

Now that you’ve seen the movie (or even if you haven’t), here are 12 ways teachers and parents can help kids extend and apply what they saw in the movie to use as a springboard to teach about the brain, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), and life in general.

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Smart Parent Tip: See Inside Out

Seeing Inside Out provides a big opportunity for Smart Parents to be intentional about creating and talking about learning. You won’t find a film that strikes the balance between education and entertainment as much as this does.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow: How We Process and Respond to the World

Daniel Kahneman unpacks the research into human being’s processes and responses to the world by drawing a distinction between our automatic and involuntary response and controlled and reasoned decision making.

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Redbird Advanced Learning: Innovation Through Research

Stanford recently selected Redbird Advanced Learning to develop and commercialize its Education for Gifted Youth program products. The first new product is Redbird Mathematics, a K-7 supplemental program designed to promote algebra readiness.

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WriteReader: Flipping the Script on Literacy

WriteReader provides young learners an informal learning environment where they are free to experiment with the written language based on their knowledge of the spoken language. Students gain confidence and exposure to the world around them and the ways they are processing it.

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Third Metric Living: Well-being, Wonder, Wisdom and Giving

In Arianna Huffington's new book she explains that right now too many of us define success by two measures: money and power. Redefining success beyond money and power is possible through practices that align with what she describes as third metric living.

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