Kindergarten and Herd Immunity

When your child goes to kindergarten this year, what kind of herd are they joining and do you have a right to know?

Seed Science

For many of us taught in traditional schooling, science "lab" was about following directions and if you didn't get the correct result, you were wrong. That is a great way to kill anyone's curiosity or love of true ...

Sylvan Learning Launches New Mobile Games Network For Kids

Sylvan Learning aims to help make the decision about what mobile games kids should play a little easier with their newly launched mobile games network designed for kids called SylvanPlay

Viking Fun

The Viking apocalypse already passed, but you can still have fun with Vikings: crafts, books, and Thor's hammer!

<em>You Are Not Alone</em>: Kids Overcoming Obstacles

GrayHaven Comics has created an almost 200 page book with vivid and intense stories covering difficult topics such as depression, bullying, and gun violence.

Google Docs: The Future of School Reports

The future is now: How to teach your kid to use Google Docs for school reports

Pinbusted or Pintrusted: Fireworks in a Jar

Get a fireworks display in a jar--when you follow all the instructions correctly!

A Science Literate Family

What's a great way to bring science into your family life? Attend a talk by your local, friendly scientists!

Sipping the Khan Academy Kool Aid

If Khan Academy is a cult, then I’m sipping the Kool-Aid. Slowly, just a few sips at a time, but nonetheless enjoying the refreshing drink.

3 Things to Remember When Teaching a Friend

As geeks, we love to share our passions. But let's be honest. A lot of us really, really suck at it when it's time to teach a friend.