Tag Archives: learning

Welcome Kids Into The Workplace More Than One Day A Year

Why kids need to observe and take part in the work-a-day world on a regular basis. Continue reading

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A Slanty Line Approach To Learning

What happens when one side of a high bar is put on the ground? Continue reading

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Help Kids Learn About Business & Finance: 60+ Resources

Help kids earn money outside the home, learn through picture books, make mock investments, set up an entrepreneurial fair, create a “flying the nest” budget, enjoy finance-smart games, and many more ideas for raising money-wise kids. Continue reading

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It’s About Reading For Pleasure

Raising avid readers means putting pleasure first. Continue reading

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Five Ways to Transcend the School Mindset

When we think of education, we tend to view school as the standard even if we simultaneously realize that many parts of that school model aren’t really working. Get past the school mindset to foster wider learning. Continue reading

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For A Fresher & Juicier Experience, Mix It Up!

I’ve had it with sitting still and shutting up. Continue reading

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The Dart Collection

A neighborhood of free ranging kids and the girl whose mysterious summer project surprises them all. Continue reading

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How To Learn From Experts

Learn directly from people who are passionate about what they do. Continue reading

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How To Walk Your Talk

It’s downright uncomfortable to cultivate positive new habits, but that’s part of a four stage process you didn’t know you’re going through. Continue reading

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Getting Science On Everything

Toddlers have scientific curiosity. So do teens. For both, there’s a key element to keeping that curiosity alive. Continue reading

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