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Ways to help your child learn

17 Simple [Research-Based] Ways to Help your Child Learn Better that Don’t Involve Schoolwork

Like every other parent, you want your child to learn and do well in school. But don’t be fooled into thinking that learning only happens in the classroom. In fact, with almost everything your child does, she is learning – absorbing new ideas and information unconsciously. To help nudge that process along, try some of …

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Coloring Pages Inspirational STEM Quotes for Black HIstory Month

African Americans in STEM Inspiring Quotations Coloring Pages

Celebrate Black History Month and more with these 10 coloring pages featuring inspirational growth mindset quotes by noted African American scientists, engineers and inventors. These pioneers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) exhibited great courage and determination, breaking through overwhelming cultural, financial, and legal barriers to reach their goals. Their strength is reflected in this …

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Easy No-Prep STEAM Activity - All Morphed Up! Review

Review: All Morphed Up! A Fun and Easy STEAM Activity

Many homeschool families would like to include project based learning in their Renaissance unit study. The All Morphed Up! kit, by Laser Classroom, is a fun and easy STEAM activity that ties directly to the Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo Da Vinci. (STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.) Disclaimer: This post contains …

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4 Brain-Boosting Reasons to Teach Kids Engineering Drawing—And Why Coding for Kids is Not Enough

Coding and robotics curriculum, classes and clubs are springing up around the world. They promise to increase kids’ cognitive skills and creativity. But coding is not enough – they need spatial visualization skills that can be developed through learning engineering drawing. “Everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer…because it teaches you …

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