Barbara Reid: Barbara Reid is a Canadian author who uses plasticine in her art.
- Official Eric Carle Website
- Reading Rockets interview with Eric Carle
- Eric Carle reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Peter H. Reynolds
- with Peter Reynolds--The Dot
- Peter H. Reynolds Official Website
Chris Van Allsberg
Extra Skills Practice:
check these out!
- Hour of Code
- SCRATCH: A program from MIT that lets kids create games and animations without learning programming text--it's a drag and drop way to learn computer concepts and have fun.
- Kids Code Jeunesse: Teaches free computing classes in schools and offers free lessons and resources for parents.
- Girls Learning Code: This is a girls only group that has given a few classes at St. Margaret's School for the cost of a donation. If you're interested in keeping up with what they offer subscribe to their mailing list.
- Robot Turtles: A crowd-funded board game for ages four and up. Teaches basic coding skills and computational thinking.
- Raspberry Pi: An inexpensive (about $50) credit-card sized computer that can be programmed just like a desktop PC. Can also be used as a learning tool and a full-service computer by kids and adults alike.
- LEGO WeDO: The step between traditional building blocks and robotics, this Lego series allows kids to build models with programmable motors and sensors.
- Kodable: Designed for users as yound as five, this IPad app boasts the tagline "Learn to code before you know how to read" It uses games that subtlyt each coding with few instructions.
- Tynker: For kids who can already read, this app for Android and iOS helps teach programming logic
- Code.org: Similar to Kids Code Jeunesse this American organization specializes in prootign computer science in underrepresented students of colour and women.
It's Mad Science Time!