A recently released study has found that children who were rated high on attention span and persistence at age 4 were more likely to graduate from college than their less attentive peers. Researchers at Oregon State University, who assessed 430 students at ages 4, 7 and 21, determined that the most accurate predictor of a future college career wasn’t a student’s math or reading skills but the ability to pay attention and complete tasks as a preschooler, says Megan McClelland, lead author of the study that was published in Early Childhood Research Quarterly. Education Week/Early Years blog (August 7)
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“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Additional Weekend Quotes
BFF is an acronym for “Best Friend Forever.” These websites and tips are so good that they will become your technology BFFs!
One of “Big 4 Tenets of the 4OOPS” landscape is “Resist Recreating the Wheel”
Take a look at the searchable space called Glogopedia-the best of Glogs
Glogster EDU is the leading global education platform for the creative expression of knowledge and skills in the classroom and beyond. We empower educators and students with the technology to create GLOGS – online multimedia posters – with text, photos, videos, graphics, sounds, drawings, data attachments and more.
Source: Glogster EDU website
Why not spend a little bit of Saturday clicking, learning, saving, and creating?