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I once lamented to a friend about how my three kids’ “collections” drove me bonkers. Their rooms were cluttered with seashells, rocks, bones, insect casings, and more – all in little piles. As a person who dislikes clutter, it irked me.

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October 22, 2020
Mark Coster

STEM for Kids: 5 Ways to Make Science and Math Fun During Home Learning

STEM Education / Play, Learning at Home, STEM

If you’ve got your kids home for the foreseeable future and want to enhance their STEM education, but are unsure of how to do it in a way that retains all of the fun and the educational value, look no further. Read on to know five different ways to engage your children in STEM while home learning!

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September 24, 2020
Scott Phillips

The Power of Words in STEM

STEM Education / Play

Did you know the average person speaks 7,000 words in a day?

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September 10, 2020
Shreiya Aggarwal-Gupta

4 Simple but Effective Ideas to Spark Kids' Interest in Numbers

STEM Education / Play

For many parents, even the prospect of helping kids with math homework fills them with dread. Because at the opposite end of math competitions and Mensa clubs lies mathematical anxiety, a very real phenomenon.

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February 06, 2020
Lina Awshee

Designing a Classroom for Learning Success

STEM Education / Play

When it comes to students in any given classroom, one size doesn’t fit all. Every student has different learning styles and sensory needs, which can be challenging for educators to create an environment that is conducive to learning for each and every child. While barriers to learning may be more blatantly obvious for students with learning differences, there are many other students who would benefit from a more universal design for learning.

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January 23, 2020
Andreas Nintos

Check My Brain: The Neuropsychology of Rush Hour

STEM Education / Play, Learning Through Play, STEM, Brainteasers

A self-regulating mechanism (SRM) is in place (or it’s not) every time we face a challenging situation. Take the annoying -- or utterly frustrating -- experience of being stuck in traffic.

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