Cause and effect; that simple concept is the foundation of learning…and of science, especially. After all, scientific experimentation is essentially forming a hypothesis and testing it, over and over again. You do not need to convince your children to conduct science experiments–they do this naturally as part of growing up. What happens if I drop [...]
The Nation’s Report Card Results in 2010 revealed a woeful lack of understanding of Geography among our nation’s children. Shockingly, only approximately 25% across levels had a proficient knowledge in this subject area. So, what does it matter if an entire generation does not know why they should have taken that left turn at Albuquerque? [...]
Technology has come a long way—especially as it relates to learning. Carefully constructed learning experiences that match developmentally appropriate learning tasks with goals provide a way for children to practice skills that they haven’t yet mastered. From interactive whiteboards in school and engaging video games that challenge the mind and body, to apps that help [...]
We recently asked you to fill out a short survey to provide us with general information about your children and to find out what you thought about VINCI’s products, our mission and values. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with invaluable insight! Based on the feedback gathered from 106 respondents we were [...]
The first VINCI Early Learning Webinar was a great success! Dr. George Forman spoke about how parents can help children in the context of Constructive Play. Why technology can help children learn. And also provided great insight into some of the concerns parents may have when using technology for learning purposes.