Stuart J. Murphy

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MathStart http://www.mathstart.net
I See I Learn http://www.iseeilearn.com

I was one of those kids who talked all the time in class. I loved telling stories. One day in the 4th Grade, my teacher said, “You tell such good stories, maybe you should try writing some of them down.” “Wow,” I thought. “She thinks my stories are good.” That’s when I started to really enjoy writing.

I was also the class artist. When I wasn’t talking,I was drawing. When I was older, I studied art at the Rhode Island School
of Design. That’s where I became interested in visual learning—how we decode and acquire information from graphs, charts, diagrams, models, illustrations and other images.

I became especially interested in
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vizlearning

Please visit our tumblr blog, vizlearning, for posts on I See I Learn, MathStart, The Main Street Kids' Club: A MathStart Musical, and issues relating to Early Childhood Education and Development: http://vizlearning.tumblr.com

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How to Make a New Friend! Stuart J. Murphy reads “Emma’s Friendwich”: http://vizlearning.tumblr.com/post/26... (not the slickest video, but Stuart shi... Read more of this blog post »
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