Be the Artist: Corita Kent

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Corita Kent turned words into art in beautiful way. Try the same with your favorite inspiring quotes.

Microsoft YouthSpark: Learn to Code

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Kids have the opportunity to learn how to code at an extremely early age these days. I thought I was doing pretty well by starting in the 9th grade back in the ’80s. But now, if you are old enough to use a tablet or computer, you’re old enough to learn to code.

We Day Empowers Youth to Take Action

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With Microsoft as a major sponsor and founded by brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger, We Day has evolved over time, turning into a movement with many thousands of participants who work hard to bring good to others.

Get Inspired by the 2015 MOONBOTS Challenge!

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We are excited to announce the launch of the 2015 MOONBOTS Challenge, an international competition sponsored by XPRIZE and Google that invites kids to design, create and program their own lunar rover.

How To Raise Word Geeks

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This book, however old and tattered, holds the power to create word nerds. Do you have one?

Where Will Your Roadmap Take You?

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By the people who created the documentary series, Roadtrip Nation, Roadmap’s premise is that it exists to help people find their own road in life, find one that fits them and their needs, wants, and desires, and is decided upon by both their head and their heart.

Raising Citizens of the World

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Here are dozens of ideas and resources for helping our kids understand the many ways they’re linked to their fellow beings on this beautiful blue/green planet.

Kalk: A Card Game That Makes Math Fun!

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GeekMom Mel talks to game designers Tommy and Jonathan, the makers of Kalk, about their Kickstarter campaign. Math really can be fun!