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The school year can be difficult for some children, especially if they prefer to play.  The years which require a child to study and/or do homework can be hard. When a child falls behind, oftentimes a tutor is required.What happens in those tutoring sessions? In years past, some tutors would often sit and do book work. One-on-one attention is an excellent learning environment, but some children have difficulty sitting. They prefer to play.

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November 15, 2018
Nupur Biswal

6 Unplugged Coding Activities for Hour of Code

STEM Education / Play, Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, Kids & Coding, STEM, STEAM

With the advancement in technology, the ability to code is becoming increasingly important. There are so many benefits of coding for students that go beyond the use of a computer. Coding has become another form of literacy, like a new language but for computers. Living in the 21st-century, children are growing up in a digital era and coding is a skill that can be used every day.

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August 30, 2018
Alana Hackes

The Evolution of ThinkFun's Math Dice

STEM Education / Play, Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEM, STEAM

ThinkFun has come a long way since its inception over 30 years ago and its games have also evolved over the years. Math Dice, for example, is one of our most popular mental math games! The concept came from a child and has grown into a nationwide activity enjoyed by teachers and students across the country. Here's a look into the evolution of one of our most beloved games.

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July 19, 2018
Jen Starr

5 Tech Tips for Better Classroom Management

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEM

Technology has become an inseparable tool in education. Learners need to be exposed to technology as early as when they start school through integration of technology in classroom activities. With the fast advancement of technology in the contemporary world, students expect to have the chance to use the tools of technology in their learning process.

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May 03, 2018
Wendy Barlow

Using Games in Early Education

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEM

"Mommy play with me?" Parents out there, how many times have you heard this? There are times when my 5 year old asks me this and she means her Shopkins, or her stuffed toys, but then there are times when she means games. Games!

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April 12, 2018
Rachel Grapes

Games for Diverse Little Learners

STEM Education / Play, Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEM

Playing games is not only a lot of fun but can also provide numerous benefits for people of all abilities!

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