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.

Explore Space With LittleBits

This week littleBits announced the results of their partnership with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center when they announced the latest in their line of product kits.

Earth Day Activities for Kids

Here are some hands-on activities to help kids understand the importance of Earth Day.

Why Librarians Matter

If you think librarians are all prim women, shushing loud children, you need to visit your local library and update your thinking. Librarians are the gateway to knowledge, defenders of freedom, and more!

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?