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Low Tech: When Pictionary Meets Movie Quotes

“Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Remember where this quote comes from? Ok, we’ll help you. We all have favorite movie quotes. From Dirty Dancing to The Godfather, movies … Continue reading

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physics simulations

Roller Coaster Game

Welcome to the death defying Funderstanding Roller Coaster! This simulator is designed for people who want to design their own thrilling coaster and educators who want to use a cool activity to simulate the application of physics by using an … Continue reading

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physics simulations

Roller Coaster Fun

Design your own roller coaster! We’ve created a simulation that makes it a lot of fun to play roller coaster games with. And you may learn something too.

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To learn anything well, get it in your feelings!

Knowing something well enough to use in the real world is different from knowing it well enough to get a high score on a test.  Tests play an important role, but the key to real world competence is to get a “feel” for the skill or subject area. So what… Read More


Parents

3 Great Learning Sites

  Software and Business A lot of people love lynda.com to learn software. I’ve been a big fan for several years. However, another site I love is creativelive.com. Similar to lynda.com, creativelive is more than just learning about software. They have classes that relate to business and education. The nice thing about creativelive is… Read More


Parents

Three Keys To Powerful Learning For Kids Of All Ages

  Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of learning and guiding the learning of others, such as our kids, is that many of the “obvious” things to do sometimes just don’t work.  They should.  Everyone seems to agree.  But they don’t.  And for years I’ve been asking why. My first hint… Read More


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