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Does your preschool child love playing games but you aren't sure they have an educational focus?
GoGo Kabongo is a new online learning game for kids ages four to seven.
Not just another learning game, Kabongoâ€™s unique approach combines casual … (continue reading)
This is ridiculous right? Would you ever allow your child the option to choose if they wanted to brush their teeth instead of helping them with this hygienic necessity twice or more daily? Your local dentist might appreciate your … (continue reading)
I received this poem from my daughter's second grade teacher and I had to share. It made me smile as a mom and I know it will effect you in the same way.
Before I was a Mom,
I made … (continue reading)
Recent reading research has revealed reading has an effect on a lot more than just opening our minds to the world around us. Different parts of our brain responsible for listening, perception, and problem solving are effected by our ability … (continue reading)
Do you learn new material best through lecture or hands-on activities?
New research suggests that we learn better when taught through lecture. Haven't we been learning through creative problem solving for the last 2 decades in the US?
Do we learn more by exposure to the big picture or the parts?
The new research supporting the answer might surprise you. According, to the latest research from (AERA) The American Educational Research Association, we learn more when exposed … (continue reading)
The power of early learning games
Kids and parents alike spend time playing games both online and off. The educational industry has begun to develop some wonderful games to promote critical thinking skills, a necessary skill to becoming a strong … (continue reading)
The power of stories
How do stories teach anything and everything?
Difficult concepts are often taught using story books because they resonate with our emotions and imaginations.
- Books tie us together with those we are similar to as well as