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Virtual Field Trip Friday: Locating Turkey on a Map #WidenYourWorld

Virtual Field Trip Friday: Locating Turkey on a Map #WidenYourWorld
May 22, 2015 No Comments »

It’s Friday and welcome to our very first virtual field trip to Turkey! Thanks for joining me for today’s journey that features a geography lesson to get you and your kids acquainted with where Turkey is in the world while ... Read More »

How an 11 Year Old’s Ribbon Barrettes Raised $3600 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

How an 11 Year Old’s Ribbon Barrettes Raised $3600 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
May 19, 2015 2 Comments »

When school ended last June, my eleven year old daughter, Emily, set out to raise more than the $142 she did the previous year through ribbon barrette sales benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF). In the past eleven months she’s ... Read More »

Virtual Field Trip to Turkey to #WidenYourWorld

Virtual Field Trip to Turkey to #WidenYourWorld
May 15, 2015 2 Comments »

With each new experience I had in Turkey, all I could think of was my family and how much they would have enjoyed being right there with me. Since coming home I’ve been thinking of a way to teach my ... Read More »

Visit Palau’s Coral Reefs on a Virtual Field Trip with The Nature Conservancy (5/19)

Visit Palau’s Coral Reefs on a Virtual Field Trip with The Nature Conservancy (5/19)
May 8, 2015 1 Comment »

This is a sponsored post written as part of a partnership between NatureWorksEverywhere.org and We Are Teachers We know that kids learn best when there’s a personal connection created between them and the curriculum. Hands-on learning through field trips provides unparalleled ... Read More »

#BrainChase Summer Online Learning Adventure Giveaway

#BrainChase Summer Online Learning Adventure Giveaway
May 5, 2015 5 Comments »

This is a sponsored post written in partnership with Brain Chase and The Motherhood Are you thinking about summer yet? I am. We’re looking forward to some unstructured days where we can do the things we want to without worrying ... Read More »

Teaching Wildlife Conservation with Disneynature’s #Monkey Kingdom (opens today!)

Teaching Wildlife Conservation with Disneynature’s #Monkey Kingdom (opens today!)
April 17, 2015 Comments Off on Teaching Wildlife Conservation with Disneynature’s #Monkey Kingdom (opens today!)

Animal lovers will love being transported around the globe during Monkey Kingdom, Disneynature’s newest feature film that comes out today and features Macque monkeys in the luscious jungles of South Asia. This all-ages film features gorgeous scenery of monkeys in ... Read More »

3 Days in Philadelphia with the Kids

3 Days in Philadelphia with the Kids
April 15, 2015 6 Comments »

This is part of a sponsored content series for Findery For those on the East Coast, Philadelphia serves as a historical hub with plenty of family friendly activities and gastronomic delights. Just two hours from New York City and Washington, ... Read More »

10 Activities to Get Toddlers & Preschoolers to Explore the Outdoors

10 Activities to Get Toddlers & Preschoolers to Explore the Outdoors
April 13, 2015 Comments Off on 10 Activities to Get Toddlers & Preschoolers to Explore the Outdoors

Even though it seemed that winter might never end on the East Coast, we’re finally glad to be shedding layers to enjoy the feeling of sun on our faces. This was a beautiful weekend to be outside and we treasured ... Read More »

How to Get Kids Interested in Coding & 7 Free Resources That Teach How to Code

How to Get Kids Interested in Coding & 7 Free Resources That Teach How to Code
April 2, 2015 6 Comments »

This post was written as part of a compensated partnership with Microsoft Over the weekend I sat down, flipped through The Washington Post, and was immediately drawn to a piece in the Opinion section titled “Why America’s obsession with STEM ... Read More »

How Fostering Resilience Can Help Kids Reinvent Themselves

How Fostering Resilience Can Help Kids Reinvent Themselves
March 30, 2015 1 Comment »

Have you ever reinvented yourself whether on purpose or by chance? I know I have many times because life is full of changes. Change can be hard when it’s human nature to be creatures of habit. Whether or not reinvention ... Read More »