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Ideas for Hands-On Discovery

Ideas for Hands-On Discovery

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
Learning through hands-on discovery!

Learning through hands-on discovery!

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Mar 17th 2020

Play and discovery are vital elements of developmental learning and are an essential part of a healthy and happy childhood. As young learners engage in play activities, they expand their knowled … read more
Summer DIY Learning Opportunities

Summer DIY Learning Opportunities

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jan 2nd 2020

School may be closed, but kids’ minds are always open. Summer break is the perfect time to read, write, problem solve, paint, build, explore, engineer, create, and kick summer learning loss to the … 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
Prevent Summer Brain Drain with Meaningful Math

Prevent Summer Brain Drain with Meaningful Math

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 28th 2019

Can you hear it? Summertime is calling! Our kids have worked hard this school year building numerical concepts and problem solving strategies, but research shows that math skills can slide during … read more
Sweet Summer Learning Experiences

Sweet Summer Learning Experiences

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 19th 2019

While summer break is sweet, it can also be a time of learning loss for many students. But don't fret—there are many ways to education in high gear and have a lot of fun in the process. Here are … read more