Should We “Dilute the Kool-Aid” When Answering Kids’ Science Questions?

GeekMom Patricia has a term for watering down answers to kids' "Why" questions: Diluting the Kool-Aid.

GeekMom Mel Chats With Kyle Hill, Science Editor of Nerdist

I don't know about you, but there is nothing I love more than to read about science that's presented in an entertaining and digestible way, especially when it pertains to topics I geek out about anyway, like comics ...

Science Literacy: Statistics Shmatistics

Reading GeekMom will make your day 39% happier, your children 50% smarter, and the world 100% better. Hmm...maybe learning about statistics would help.

Today’s Total Lunar Eclipse in Pictures

Check out the pictures GeekMom Maryann took of the total lunar eclipse this morning!

Hacker School Offering Grants to Diversify the Programmer Demographic

Hacker School seeks to increase diversity in the programming industry by awarding grants to women and minorities.

Microsoft YouthSpark Continues to Provide Technical Skills and Education

Microsoft continues with and expands their already-extensive education initiatives.

Tiny Hands Apps Puts the Joy of Learning in Toddlers’ Hands

As the mother of two kids in a very tech-connected geek household, apps are often on our minds. Which is why I’m so excited to share Tiny Hands Apps, our sponsor, with you. Our daughter, the youngest, is only two. ...

Building the Future with <em>Lego Space</em>

Is there a better way to learn about space than through Lego?

Hobby or Career?

Trying to foster interests into possible career options for my high school son, but exploring astronomy turned out to be more of a hobby. Better to find out now?

LeVar Burton’s New Kickstarter Brings the Magic of <em>Reading Rainbow</em> to Classrooms

LeVar Burton is launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise $1 million dollars to expand the modern digital Reading Rainbow program to the web. You can help bring the beloved show back to a new audience of kids on the web.