Screen Wise Cambridge’s Snow Day Challenge: February 2, 2015

Make something using these items only: 5-7 cylindrical household objects like cardboard tubes or water bottles 5-7 rubber bands (hair bands are ok), and 5-7 crayons or pencils. Your creation can be a building, a human or animal figure, an abstract sculpture, a machine, a tool, a poem or story, in fact anything at all! Use the above items only.Continue reading “Screen Wise Cambridge’s Snow Day Challenge: February 2, 2015”

Of Crows and Kids

“Children are beautifully adapted to learn about many possible worlds.” from The Wisdom of Not Being Too Rational – ScienceNOW. A psychologist at the University of Cambridge who studies bird cognition has looked at how crows solve problems, the latest in research showing they are rather intelligent. Two of her graduate students, Lucy Cheke and ElsaContinue reading “Of Crows and Kids”