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Recent Blog Posts
New website provides information, resources, and advice from trusted experts in child development and early education. As Director of Early Learning at Encyclopedia Britannica, I’m especially happy to announce the launch of Britannica for Parents. This new website...
What happens when we allow time for learning? An example of a long-term creative project in a preschool classroom An excerpt from my recent article in Early Insights. Parents and policy makers are often misinformed about what teachers need to improve learning outcomes...
The Importance of 2D Representations in the Lives of Young Children An excerpt from my upcoming book Young Architects at Play (Redleaf Press, 2020) As digital technology advances, our relationship with maps -- as learners and as navigators of the physical world -- has...
See Ann’s books
Saturday Morning Story Time
Ann frequently leads Story Time at Evanston’s favorite independent bookstore.
Location: Bookends & Beginnings, 1712 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL
Upcoming: Holiday Story Time, Saturday, December 17 at 10:30 a.m.
How 3D Construction Projects Teach Coding
Location: Austin, Texas
Date: March 6-9, 2017
Tech Workshops for Teachers
How to Introduce Coding and Robotics to Young Students
A series of three teacher workshops at Northwestern University.
Click here to register.
Dates: Tuesday evenings, January 17, 24, 31, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.