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Boredom Busters For Earth Science Week

Boredom Busters For Earth Science Week

Posted by by Chris Schwab on Oct 8th 2021

Earth Science Week is almost here! Every year since 1998, the American Geosciences Institute takes a week to provide resources that encourage students to understand and appreciate the importa … read more
Keep the Learning Going!

Keep the Learning Going!

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Mar 15th 2021

Most parents will agree, it has been a challenging COVID school year! The good news is that even in a pandemic, our kids are resilient, curious, and eager to learn—so let’s keep the learning … read more
Winter Reset: Spring Renewal

Winter Reset: Spring Renewal

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Mar 12th 2021

It has definitely been a long cold COVID winter! But thankfully, winter doesn't last forever. Spring is bursting into bloom, and with it comes the renewal of warmth and the rejuvenation of spirit. It’ … read more
Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 28th 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
Ideas for Hands-On Discovery

Ideas for Hands-On Discovery

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 28th 2020

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
Spring Break Prep—Renew Interests in Learning

Spring Break Prep—Renew Interests in Learning

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Mar 10th 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
Shamrock Shenanigans in the Classroom

Shamrock Shenanigans in the Classroom

Posted by By Tanya Diaz-Rothman & Kristen Poindexter on Feb 26th 2020

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
Prep for a Powerful Ending

Prep for a Powerful Ending

Posted by 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 tim … read more
Stoked for STEAM

Stoked for STEAM

Posted by Leigh Ann Pernell on Dec 1st 2019

A 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 inspires higher … read more
Excite Your Child’s STEM Imagination

Excite Your Child’s STEM Imagination

Posted by 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
New Year, Same Class

New Year, Same Class

Posted by 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