Have you heard of Robot Turtles? It’s “The Board Game for Little Programmers”. Some official blurbs: Robot Turtles is the the most-backed board game in Kickstarter history. It sneakily teaches programming fundamentals to kids ages 3 and up. Inspired by the Logo programming language, lets kids write programs with cards. Up to five players [1 … Continue reading
Alex Reading Shel Silverstein at Age 4 from Eric Williams on Vimeo.
A couple days ago I was attempting to discipline my almost 4yo son about something when he interjected with what he thought I was going to say. He then recited a couple rules from his preschool classroom. This was the first time I’d heard of these rules (which is not surprising because Alex speaks as … Continue reading
I actually finished this months ago, but I’ve been so busy with grad school and whatnot I haven’t gotten around to writing about it. Here it finally is, offered as-in and without fanfare. My wife and I have been using Signing Time videos to teach our kids ASL since Alex was four months old. Ever … Continue reading
Since our whole family has been enjoying learning ASL signs, and we’re Catholic, we thought attending a bilingual ASL/English mass would be an interesting and edifying experience. It took us a while, but we finally got around to doing it last week. It was an interesting and generally positive experience. [Many of my observations are … Continue reading