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Desalination On The Mediterranean Sea
Education

Desalination On The Mediterranean Sea

My kids tend to miss a lot of school but I like to think that they won’t get into trouble for all the absences because I’m not just pulling them out of class all willy-nilly. Last month, we spent 10 days on board the brand new Carnival Vista cruise ship […]

Thank You, Science
Parenting Blog

Thank You, Science

Thank you, Mrs. Yoder. Thank you, Camp Invention. Thank you for doing what I’m not always capable of doing if surrounded by all that glue, all those shreds of paper, all those nuts and bolts, all the eager hands in there bumping against each other longing to be a part […]

My Daughters’ Top Four Reasons For Loving Project Mc² on Netflix
OWTK TV News

My Daughters’ Top Four Reasons For Loving Project Mc² on Netflix

Project Mc² is a brand new show for girls who exist in the 21st-century’s O.M.G. L.O.L. pop culture world but do so not at the expense of their wit and smarts. Project Mc² is a show for and about confident young women who are brilliant and funny, and who aren’t […]

Live From Camp Invention 2015!
Parenting Blog

Live From Camp Invention 2015!

By the end of day one, they were The Trio. Eight hours prior, they’d never met and now they had a moniker. A start-up worth investing in. A pinky promise. This is the power of summer camp, of shared experiences. This is the promise of curious minds melding together over […]

A Summer of Invention Is Waiting For Your Kids + A Camp Invention Giveaway
Invest in Childhood / OWTK Giveaways

A Summer of Invention Is Waiting For Your Kids + A Camp Invention Giveaway

It’s awfully difficult to project the long-term impact of this or that when they’re 7, 8 and 10. A museum exhibit or a day at the zoo. A mid-week baseball game or a weekend ballet recital. We just don’t know what will come of what. As a strident believer in […]

Inventing With Amazon’s Annedroids
OWTK TV News

Inventing With Amazon’s Annedroids

“We didn’t fail, we found a new way of doing it wrong.” That sentence, cheerfully said by Anne in the first episode of Amazon’s original live action kid’s show Annedroids, defines the core tenant of inventing. We fail but we do not give up. We fail but we learned something […]

Why More Women Aren’t Computer Programmers
Parenting Blog

Why More Women Aren’t Computer Programmers

I’m one of the modern dads concerned about the sexist and misogynistic imagery in advertising and in pop culture at large. I worry about the accumulation of tiny sights and sounds as it relates to my daughters well being and, also, as they relate to how dads are perceived in society. […]

Thinking, Tinkering, and Trying At Camp Invention 2014
Invest in Childhood

Thinking, Tinkering, and Trying At Camp Invention 2014

The chairs have been stacked, the floor swept clean, and the banners begrudgingly pulled down. It was a grand affair, but the curtain has closed on the 2014 camp season. I know this for certain because my Facebook feed has once again become a steady stream of back to school […]

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