STEM activities are so good at helping kids learn problem solving and critical thinking. Just in case you needed another reason to get your kids involved in STEM activities, did you know that they also help kids learn the five themes of citizenship... (Read More)
Does your child or teenager love puzzles? Building with blocks or LEGO® Bricks? Well, in addition to the fun they're having, their brains are also getting great benefits!
In addition to traditional jigsaw puzzles, a wide variety of other types... (Read More)
Even if your child only uses the English system in early elementary school, chances are good that they'll encounter and have a need to master the metric system at some point in their education. These chances increase if they go on to study in STEM... (Read More)
Sometimes don't we just feel more motivated than other times? Interest in work, school, home projects and more tend to ebb and flow, depending on other things we have going on in our lives. There are some key things we can do -- all year long -- to... (Read More)
Working on group projects. Getting along with siblings. That's cooperation, right? Not necessarily. What does it really mean to CO-operate, and how can you help children achieve it? More importantly, why do we need to teach such a skill?
What is... (Read More)
All kids are different in the way they process and remember information. Some are visual, and some learn best with audio. Other children need movement and tactile experiences to learn best. These are known as kinesthetic learners, and a vast number... (Read More)
If your kids are like many, they have participated, at least briefly, in activities at school that expose them to coding. Hour of Code events are being held in schools all over the world. But, is it enough? According to a Gallup research study... (Read More)
For so many school districts, Back to School time is getting close! Depending on your child(ren), this may be a time of great joy or a time of apprehension. Either way, it's fun to create enthusiasm around the upcoming year and make Back to School a... (Read More)
Adults spend a lot of time teaching things to young people. But, what if we took a moment to think about the things that kids can teach us? The lessons we can learn from youngsters really could improve - and simplify - life in big ways.
Friends... (Read More)