Education

Magna Tiles: A Very Magnetic Caterpillar

The timeless magic of Eric Carle attracts a new generation through Structures Interactive Storytime Magnatiles. Your kids will be drawn…

October 19, 2020

To Celebrate National Book Month: Some Favorite Books About Women

Check out some of GeekMom's favorite books about women.

October 6, 2020

Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts

Learn about 25 influential women of the 20th century art and design world in this new book.

October 5, 2020

Yes, You Are an Artist

We are all artists. It is just a matter of tapping into your own creative potential and discovering what is…

September 19, 2020

Dorktales Storytime Podcast Gets Kids (and Adults) Giggling

Give this new podcast for kids and families a listen! It's fun for kids and their parents.

September 8, 2020

Remote Learning: What Three Weeks in Looks Like for Us

GeekMom Elizabeth gives an update on remote learning for her family after several weeks.

August 30, 2020

Votes for Women: Happy 100th Anniversary, 19th Amendment!

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Though it was…

August 18, 2020

Soldiers in Petticoats: 100 Years of Voting Rights

My earliest encounter with the Suffragettes was probably the same as everyone else my age, Winifred Banks singing "Sister Suffragette"…

August 18, 2020

Remote School: How Week 1 Went for Us

GeekMom Elizabeth discusses how week 1 of remote learning went for her kids.

August 16, 2020

Nevertheless, ‘She Votes’: An Important New Book on Women’s History

Women's art and women's history converge in this important book celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the…

August 5, 2020

Do You Know What Your Library Has Been Up To?

Public libraries can't operate "as usual" during COVID, but you should check out the ways we've found to safely serve…

July 6, 2020

Inertia and Working From Home

Inertia makes it hard to separate your day into "work" and "non-work" hours when working from home. Without a closing…

May 27, 2020

Five Fun Skills You Can Learn With Your Family

From speedcubing to neoswing dancing, take advantage of extra home time to learn some impressive new skills.

May 17, 2020

“Zeus on the Loose”: An Educational Game Blessed With Fun

Kids learn best through play. The trick is finding a game both educational and fun. We found it: "Zeus on…

May 14, 2020

Six Earth Day Picture Books that Celebrate Our Planet (+ Giveaway)

To help celebrate Earth Day, you could win six Earth Day picture books from Quarto and Wide Eyed Editions to…

April 22, 2020

Little Home Schools Everywhere: Meet Little Medical School

“Classroom in a box” from Little Medical School is a great way to kick start or rejuvenate science class at…

April 22, 2020

The Hero I Needed Twenty Years Ago: Kate the Chemist

In two new books from Kate the Chemist, here's a little homeschool help that will distill a love of Chemistry…

April 21, 2020

Vacation Time in Mom School

Vacation in pseudo homeschool may be a little light on schedules, but it's still heavy on the basics: we read,…

April 21, 2020

Buckle Up With The Story Pirates

The Story Pirates are constantly coming up with new ways to inspire creativity in kids, and to encourage kids to…

April 15, 2020

Zoom Is the Tool of the Extrovert

Constant video conferencing can be quite the drain on an introvert.

April 9, 2020