Education

Greek Mythology Comes Alive During Family Trip to Olympos Thanks to Percy Jackson (w. giveaway)

Greek Mythology Comes Alive During Family Trip to Olympos Thanks to Percy Jackson (w. giveaway)
September 4, 2015 2 Comments »

Imagine a place where flames come up out of the ground because of a legendary battle between Pegusus and the mythical Chimera who had the head of a lion, body of a goat, and snake’s tail with the power to ... Read More »

PBS Learning Media Twitter Party with the Monterey Bay Aquarium TONIGHT!

PBS Learning Media Twitter Party with the Monterey Bay Aquarium TONIGHT!
September 1, 2015 No Comments »

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of our favorite places to visit when travel to California to see my parents and it’s a place that I’ve been going to since I was a child. My kids are captivated by the playful otters, wait ... Read More »

GoPro Wearing 5 Year Old Captures Her First Day of Kindergarten

GoPro Wearing 5 Year Old Captures Her First Day of Kindergarten
August 28, 2015 No Comments »

Do you remember your first day of kindergarten? I don’t. My memories of my first day of elementary school exist from a single photo in album of my childhood. In that photo I’m wearing a gingham jumper while holding my ... Read More »

10 Favorite #SummerReading Titles Summarized in 5 Word Book Reviews

10 Favorite #SummerReading Titles Summarized in 5 Word Book Reviews
August 24, 2015 2 Comments »

This is a sponsored post This time next week our kids will be back at school but we have no regrets because it’s been an amazing summer. We’ve had adventures both near and far (we just got back from Turkey ... Read More »

Top 7 Back to School Topics Parents Are Most Concerned About

Top 7 Back to School Topics Parents Are Most Concerned About
August 17, 2015 1 Comment »

Back to school season is upon us and while we parents are experiencing a mix of emotions as our kids start a new school year, our children are also feeling the range of excitement to nervousness too. A new school ... Read More »

Free H&R Block Budget Challenge Teaches Financial Literacy and Incentivizes with Classroom Grants & Student Scholarships

Free H&R Block Budget Challenge Teaches Financial Literacy and Incentivizes with Classroom Grants & Student Scholarships
August 5, 2015 Comments Off on Free H&R Block Budget Challenge Teaches Financial Literacy and Incentivizes with Classroom Grants & Student Scholarships

This is a sponsored post Do you remember when you first learned how to balance a checkbook, read a bank statement, or had to figure out how to budget your money? These important life skills are essential for today’s students ... Read More »

2015 Microsoft #ImagineCup World Final Winners

2015 Microsoft #ImagineCup World Final Winners
August 3, 2015 Comments Off on 2015 Microsoft #ImagineCup World Final Winners

What if all of your hard work came down to a single moment? For many of us, success is gradual and certainly this is true for each of the 33 teams who competed in multiple rounds of competition before arriving ... Read More »

Join Microsoft #ImagineCup 2015 World Championship LIVE Today at 3 pm ET / Noon PT

Join Microsoft #ImagineCup 2015 World Championship LIVE Today at 3 pm ET / Noon PT
July 31, 2015 Comments Off on Join Microsoft #ImagineCup 2015 World Championship LIVE Today at 3 pm ET / Noon PT

Today is the day where the top technology projects in Games, Innovation, and World Citizenship categories battle it out for the glory of being the Imagine Cup 2015 World Champion. Join in via the live webcast to see the three ... Read More »

An Inside Look at the 2015 Microsoft Imagine Cup #ImagineCup #MSFTImagine

An Inside Look at the 2015 Microsoft Imagine Cup #ImagineCup #MSFTImagine
July 30, 2015 Comments Off on An Inside Look at the 2015 Microsoft Imagine Cup #ImagineCup #MSFTImagine

As Plato said, “Necessity is the mother of invention” and yesterday Emily and I got to see amazing inventions during the first day of the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition where 122 students on 33 teams from around the world presented ... Read More »

Adventures with Books Provide #SummerReading Motivation (w. giveaway)

Adventures with Books Provide #SummerReading Motivation (w. giveaway)
July 29, 2015 7 Comments »

This is a sponsored post Every summer we like a little external motivation and one of our favorite programs is the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge. For the past 9 years, this free online reading program has encouraged kids to read throughout ... Read More »