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Spring Break Prep—Renew Interests in Learning

Spring Break Prep—Renew Interests in Learning

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 3rd 2020

Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal—and spring break can be a great time to renew your young ones’ interests in learning. The winter doldrums often put us in a holding pattern, so be ready to revi … read more
Prep for a Powerful Ending

Prep for a Powerful Ending

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jan 31st 2020

As the end of the school year draws near, make sure you are prepared to finish strong. You have a few precious weeks left with your students – so once testing time is in the past – quality time is j … read more
Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jan 20th 2020

Spring is here—that means that it's time to scrub, scour, wipe, and rinse your way into a fresh clean abode. You need all hands on deck, but if you demand that your kids help, you might be greeted wit … read more
Shamrock Shenanigans in the Classroom

Shamrock Shenanigans in the Classroom

By Tanya Diaz-Rothman & Kristen Poindexter on Dec 25th 2019

March is the perfect time to bring some shamrock shenanigans to your classroom game time! Games are fun, games are for kids, and games are the epicenter of focus, collaboration, and engagement! W … read more
Stoked for STEAM

Stoked for STEAM

Leigh Ann Pernell on Dec 1st 2019

STEM WorkbookA STEAM education is more than the standardized rote learning of the past. It is the integration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math—enhanced by a hands-on approach that in … read more
Gear Up for Success with STEM Challenges

Gear Up for Success with STEM Challenges

by Chris Schwab on Nov 7th 2019

What is STEM? STEM is a hot word these days, so you already know STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The buzz about STEM began when educators starting looking at what a … read more
Excite Your Child’s STEM Imagination

Excite Your Child’s STEM Imagination

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 5th 2019

As parents, we want to equip our children with the skills to tackle problems and build the perseverance for solving them. A great way to enhance these skills is through innovative STEM activities. STE … read more
Hands-On Discovery

Hands-On Discovery

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 13th 2019

The sights and sounds of learning come alive in classrooms where students are inspired through hands-on learning. Kids are actively engaged, burning with curiosity, and eager to make connections betwe … read more
New Year, Same Class

New Year, Same Class

by Leigh Ann Pernell on Dec 3rd 2018

One of the greatest perks of school life is the chance for a fresh start. With the beginning of a new calendar year comes the time to reflect on past school days. The first days back from break … read more