Books

Mother and Daughter Publishing Duo, Sheryl and Carrie Berk

One of the most important things any parent can do, is show their child that learning is fun by example. Writer Sheryl Berk wanted to encourage her daughter Carrie’s creativity and so the two turned Carrie’s love of cupcakes and … Continue reading

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astronomy

Meteor Showers – The Teachable Moment

It is often difficult for parents to help their children with science education, in part because the idea of doing science with your child can be intimidating.  Parents often feel at sea when it comes to science lessons, and the … Continue reading

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Books

Hunger Games: An Opportunity for Relevant Discussion With Kids

“Hunger Games” is much more than a blockbuster movie based on a best-selling book. It’s an opportunity for parents and teachers to engage kids in important conversation. Continue reading

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brain

Parenting 101: “Everyone is Doing the Best They Can”

Hey parents, do you want to play the role of enforcer or teacher? Remembering that your child is doing the best they know how to do will help you remain calm and avoid unnecessary stress. Continue reading

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achievement gap

Notes from the (Achievement) Gap

While the achievement gap has narrowed between races, it has widened significantly between rich and poor. Access to educational opportunity is a fundamental promise made by America and its citizens, a promise that has been sorely compromised. Continue reading

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Blog

Four Great Podcasts for Younger Kids

Sure, most podcast listeners know about Serial, TED Talks, and This American Life but what if you're interested in finding a podcast for the youngsters in your life? What do you suggest to them? Even better, what can you listen to together, as a family? The great thing is that… Read More




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