Do you give your kids an allowance? Do they understand what a budget is? Do they actually save some of their money? With the country just beginning its slow and hopefully upward journey from a deep recession, there is probably not a better time to have a discussion with your munchkins on the how, what, where, and why of all things money. Read More
Help kids to better understand the fascinating process of how plants make “food” with this easy-to-understand infographic on Photosynthesis. Read More
Ever wonder how the President of the United States gets elected? Check out this FREE printable infographic for a kid-friendly, step-by-step breakdown of how the Electoral College works. Read More
This infographic highlights the 3 main branches of the U.S. Government in a simple, easy-to-read format.
Will Wonders Never Cease! From ancient antiquity to the modern era, people who love architecture, travel, and the “art of the awesome” have been celebrating (and re-celebrating) the Seven Wonders of the World. 7 Ancient Wonders Being a traveler was. Read More
Check out this informative infographic for a detailed visual breakdown of the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution. Read More
Thanksgiving is the time of year when we express our gratitude for all the things we have. Check out this infographic for eight great ways to show how thankful you are, perfect for kids of all ages. Read More
Right now, as brilliant fall foliage creeps south across the continental U.S., there is an opportunity to teach a significant amount to students about how colors are created in nature. All children know that leaves change color once autumn rolls around, but few understand why the change happens. Read More
Though I have a fine appreciation for the discoveries of individuals, especially in the realms of science, I am not nearly as infatuated with what those people discovered as to how they discovered it. In short, don’t show me the “what,” show me the “why” and the “how.” Read More
If you’re a teacher, this has probably happened to you: You’ve assigned your students a reading and selected the text for maximum interest, setting the stage for students to dig in. From all you can see, they are eager to start. Tonight you spend time coming up with a stellar, thought-provoking question to get the ball rolling. Then things get dicey. Read More
No matter how bogged down you may feel by the state of our education system, the antidote is to dream big! If you are a veteran teacher, take the time to rest and reflect. Indulge in fantasy and wildly imagine the class or school that you’d like to teach in. Imagine how much better you could feel teaching with that powerful sense of positive expectation, despite the concerns of the past. Read More
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