Outdoor Activities to Develop Handwriting Success

Now that summer is here, most families are spending lots of times outdoors. While working on academic skills throughout the summer is important, there are lots of ways to build them into outdoor fun time. from ThinkFun’s Education Blog http://info.thinkfun.com/stem-education/outdoor-activities-to-develop-handwriting-success via IFTTT

Beyond Connect Four: Having Fun With Four In A Row Games

Connect Four is a game I remember playing a lot as a child, and I play it now with my 9-year-old daughter. It’s a really good introduction to abstract strategy games for children, and if you have not yet played it with your child, then do have a go. The sound as you open theContinue reading “Beyond Connect Four: Having Fun With Four In A Row Games”

Teaching Ocean Sustainability

The problems that are currently facing our oceans were not created in one generation and they certainly won’t be solved in one generation, either. Fisheries, for example, can take decades to rebound. Removing trash that has built up in the seas will take a massive, large-scale cleanup. Curbing climate change requires time to reduce ourContinue reading “Teaching Ocean Sustainability”

Ways That the IoT Can Be Used in Education

You have probably heard about the Internet of Things (IoT) and how important it is. You might not be aware of the ways that the IoT is currently being used in education, though. Take a look below at the following ways that the IoT can help to change education. They’ll show you just how muchContinue reading “Ways That the IoT Can Be Used in Education”

Changing the Game: 5 Tips for Encouraging Critical Thinking About Games

In this time of staying at home, parents are now called on to be teachers. But kids are easily bored. And most of us are not trained to be teachers. So how can we keep our kids fully engaged in learning in a way that works for the whole family? from ThinkFun’s Education Blog http://info.thinkfun.com/stem-education/changing-the-game-five-tips-for-encouraging-critical-thinking-about-gamesContinue reading “Changing the Game: 5 Tips for Encouraging Critical Thinking About Games”

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