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10 ultra-cool educational video games

These 10 video games encourage school-age children to build math, science and language skills while helping them socialize with their peers or families.

Top 15 field trip spots in New Orleans

New Orleans visitors and residents alike will appreciate these top 15 field trip spots.  

Field trips in Chicago: 15 educational field trip spots that make Chicago great

Chicago field trips offer hands-on discovery like The Bubble That Ate Chicago, Human Sundials or Paint with Science. Check out the experiential learning and free resources for teachers and parents.

Homeschool help! 10 great gadgets to inspire creative homeschooling

These unique gadgets make homeschooling a snap, whether you're making lesson plans in your garage or enrolling your kids in online education programs.

Mom Tips: Six Sites for Science

When it comes down to dissecting a frog for a science project, many home school moms don't have the resources, nor the desire, to conduct such a slimy class. Have no fear, the internet is here! With thousands of free resources online, here are some of the top notch sites for high school science programs.

Mom Tips: Summer learning opportunities

Summer is finally here! Among the various fun-in-the-sun activities you have planned with your little one, there are numerous amounts of resources to keep your crew learning throughout the summer. Resident mommy blogger Jennifer Fink tells us her ideas beyond building sand castles, what are yours?

10 Los Angeles afterschool programs to entertain your kids

The best afterschool programs in Los Angeles are not just about improving your child's grades. Introduce your kids to arts, sciences, fitness and computers through these top programs that begin when class is dismissed. 

Creating Online Kindergarten with KIPP Empower, Part 1

Founding Principal Mike Kerr and KIPP Empower Charter School are using blended learning models to help kindergartners and first graders from low-income areas achieve greater success. We speak to Kerr about how he and the school have been able to make this happen.

Mom tips: integrating tech tools into learning

Our resident blogger, Jennifer Fink, shares her optimism in the advances of tech tools for her kids and herself. Instead of making screen time rules for her children using the various devices, she looks at the opportunities to integrate these tech tools into their lives and learning habits.

Mom tips: educational websites to enhance learning

The Internet is not just used for pleasure, it can also be an excellent educational resource. One of our resident mom bloggers, Jennifer Fink, discusses four of her favorite web-based educational resources and explains why they are so helpful.

Mom tips: Making snow days and sick days your own

In this edition of Mom tips, Kathryn Harvey discusses her alternative to snow days and sick days within her homeschooling agenda.

Mom tips: Have I become THAT teacher?

Noel-Marie Taylor discusses the delicate balance between homeschool teaching and being a loving parent in this edition of Mom tips.

Mom tips: Finding friends (for you and the kids!)

Jennifer Fink is back again and this time she is talking about how to help her homeschooled children find friends, while also finding some friends for herself as well.

Mom tips: Don't transfer your math phobia to your kids!

Maria Lando (a.k.a. The Math Mom) stops by to share her experiences with math, and why sharing your fears of math with your children is not a very good idea.

Mom tips: Teaching and parenting at the same time

Kathryn Harvey is back and this time she explains how she has learned to teach her older kids while also juggling the parenting duties that come along with having a four-year-old and a baby. What are some of her best practices? Read more to find out.

Mom tips: Using primary sources to teach history

Resident Mom Blogger Noel-Marie Taylor explains how using primary documents and sources can help you teach your student about history.

Mom tips: The case for play

Jennifer Fink makes the case for why she thinks outdoor physical activity has a positive effect on her children's performance in school. 

Mom tips: Homeschool co-ops

As the mother of homeschooled children, it's important for Kathryn Harvey to replicate the classroom setting for them every once in awhile. In this edition of Mom Tips, Harvey explains the idea of a homeschool co-op.

Q&A: Religious Schools and Programs

Q: Are any of these schools religious? I assume the teachers are good and qualified at these schools? I guess I am only interested in Christian schools, but do wonder about other faiths as well.

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