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A Camp Like No Other
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A Camp Like No Other

There is a place of learning where no one is teaching to a test, a place where #2 pencils are not needed to shade tiny standardized circles, a place where kids are encouraged to challenge their preconceived notions about what is possible. This place, in actuality, is hundreds of places […]

Live From Camp Invention 2015!
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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 […]

What I Hope To Be
Parenting Blog

What I Hope To Be

We felt it before day one, on back to school night…or maybe it was meet the teacher night…either way: the Mouse’s 2nd grade teacher was destined to be the kind of educator name-dropped decades later, when Mouse is reflecting back on what first prompted her to [insert great accomplishment verb […]

Free Educational Baseball Activities and Games
Education

Free Educational Baseball Activities and Games

Baseball is back in all its glory…and the school year winding down! Not only is it a fantastic sport, baseball is also a super way to help kids of any age learn math, physics and so much more during the school year and over summer break to avoid the dreaded […]

Crying At Career Day
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Crying At Career Day

Want to get the attention of a room full of 9-year-old kids? Whip out rad Star Wars toys and exclusive Skylanders figures from a bag, and then tell ’em you get all of that (and a whole lot more) sent to you all the time, and for free. Boom, all eyes […]

Meet Me At The Intersection of Art and Math on PBS Parents
Education

Meet Me At The Intersection of Art and Math on PBS Parents

My latest learning activity on PBS Parents is a rad mix of artistic imagination and basic math equation solving, and came from the brilliantly creative mind of my lovely wife. Check out The Intersection of Art and Math today on PBS Parents! This art and math activity is perfect for […]

Go To Space With The JFK Challenge
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Go To Space With The JFK Challenge

The Mousetronaut went to the moon last night, just before bed but with her teeth brushed and books read. She waved away the weighty, standard-issue space garb for her favorite owl pajamas, because, well, maybe she thinks there are owls in space. Or not, maybe those were just the separates […]

Black History Month Learning Activity on PBS Parents
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Black History Month Learning Activity on PBS Parents

Just today I published a new and fun Black History Month Learning Activity on PBS Parents. This matching game activity should serve as an easy way to start introducing your kids to some of the most remarkable African-Americans throughout history, people like Ruby Bridges, Charlie Parker, Arthur Ashe and Bessie […]

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