Education

Learning About Robotic Arms & What Kids 8+ Can Learn with Hexbug® VEX® Robotics Robotic Arm

Learning About Robotic Arms & What Kids 8+ Can Learn with Hexbug® VEX® Robotics Robotic Arm
June 22, 2016 2 Comments »

One of the biggest challenges that parents face is over screen time and while lots can be learned from content consumed through screens, it’s not the only way to learn. Kids learn best when presented with different kinds of learning ... Read More »

6 Reasons to Use Audible to Keep Kids Reading All Summer

6 Reasons to Use Audible to Keep Kids Reading All Summer
May 31, 2016 1 Comment »

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Audible As another busy school year winds down and we look towards pool time, vacations, camps, and unstructured time that are synonymous with summer, this is also the time ... Read More »

7 Reasons to Love the New Scribble Press Deluxe Creative Writing & Storytelling App for Ages 6-8 (w giveaway)

7 Reasons to Love the New Scribble Press Deluxe Creative Writing & Storytelling App for Ages 6-8 (w giveaway)
May 27, 2016 4 Comments »

This post is sponsored by Fingerprint Creative kids who love stories and have already experienced Scribble by Fingerprint will love the new Scribble Press Deluxe, a new version of a popular app that has helped kids write over three million ... Read More »

Highlights Every Day Provides Engaging Learning & Favorite Content Through New App (w giveaway)

Highlights Every Day Provides Engaging Learning & Favorite Content Through New App (w giveaway)
May 25, 2016 10 Comments »

This is a sponsored post I’ve always said that not all screen time is the same. There’s a big difference between passive screen time where content is being consumed compared to interactive screen time that requires kids to interact with ... Read More »

5 Reasons Your Tween Will Love Rick Riordan’s The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle (w giveaway)

5 Reasons Your Tween Will Love Rick Riordan’s The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle (w giveaway)
May 21, 2016 26 Comments »

Dubbed “Storyteller of the Gods” by Publishers Weekly, The Hidden Oracle is Rick Riordan’s latest book inspired by Greek mythology. Tweens who have already devoured Percy Jackson and the Olympians and Heroes of Olympus will enjoy The Hidden Oracle, the first ... Read More »

Internet Haves & Have Nots: How 4 Cable Companies Bridge the Digital Divide with Low-Cost Internet to Families

Internet Haves & Have Nots: How 4 Cable Companies Bridge the Digital Divide with Low-Cost Internet to Families
May 20, 2016 2 Comments »

62 years ago on Tuesday, the Supreme Court declared that segregated schools are “inherently unequal” and unconstitutional in their ruling in Brown v. Board of Education and while it may seem that we have come a long way from schools ... Read More »

Women Who Innovate Tough: What Inspired This Female Scientist and Engineer to Pursue a Career in STEM #LearningThroughGorillaGlass

Women Who Innovate Tough: What Inspired This Female Scientist and Engineer to Pursue a Career in STEM #LearningThroughGorillaGlass
May 18, 2016 1 Comment »

This post is sponsored by Corning® Gorilla® Glass Over the past few years there has been a groundswell of activity when it comes to girls and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) due in part to President Obama’s Educate to Innovate ... Read More »

5 Ways to Empower Young Philanthropists to Champion Causes They’re Passionate About

5 Ways to Empower Young Philanthropists to Champion Causes They’re Passionate About
May 15, 2016 5 Comments »

As parents, we’ve listened to a fair share of our kids’ crazy ideas but what if you said yes more than you said no? A few years ago Emily had an idea that she was going to make and sell ... Read More »

Virtual Field Trip: Renewable Energy Lessons from Coral Reef & Mojave Desert (5/20, 1 pm ET) #NatureWorksEverywhere

Virtual Field Trip: Renewable Energy Lessons from Coral Reef & Mojave Desert (5/20, 1 pm ET) #NatureWorksEverywhere
May 11, 2016 2 Comments »

This is a sponsored post written as part of a partnership between NatureWorksEverywhere.org and We Are Teachers Teachers know that kids learn best by making real world connections to concepts that they’re learning about in the classroom but as much as I ... Read More »

How Mobile Devices Help our Kids Learn How & Where They Want #LearningThroughGorillaGlass 

How Mobile Devices Help our Kids Learn How & Where They Want #LearningThroughGorillaGlass 
April 27, 2016 5 Comments »

This post is sponsored by Corning® Gorilla® Glass When I was growing up, using a computer was a treat. The single computer in my elementary school made rare appearances in my fifth grade classroom, often staying for just a day before ... Read More »