Archives for March2017

Teaching Kids About the Difference Between Good and Bad Science

In the land of the Internet, how are kids supposed to know what is credible? Parents and teachers are often up at night worrying about how to make science “relevant” …

12 Things You Should Know About Summer Vacation and Day Camp

It’s arrived, that time of year where parents scramble to figure out where their kids’ summer hours are best spent. Will it be survival camp or computers? Ballet or chess? …

Body Image Overload: Prizing Health Over Beauty

Taking the pressure off “how do I look” and working on “how do I feel”. Isn’t it strange that we compliment people on their looks and they say, “thank you,” …

The Well-Rounded Kid: 7 Life Skills We Should Have in Our Schools

Education should go well beyond math and science: it should help our children become self-possessed and prepared human beings. When you hear the term “life skills” you might be thinking, …

12 Things We Should All Do to Protect Endangered Species

One thing we humans fail at is seeing the big picture.  We are often blind to the interconnectedness of everything that supports life, a web so complex and interdependent, we …