Summer Learning Opportunities for Middle Schoolers

“Summer is not just a break from school, it's another chance to have fun learning and get ahead...” It's that time of year again - summer break is just around the corner! While many students are looking forward to a few months of relaxation,…

zSpace: The Future of STEM Education

“Success starts with creating a community that challenges and inspires each other.” -zSpace STEM education has become an essential part of child development. During the process of learning,  it is important for children to be exposed…

Strategies to Increase Reading Comprehension

“So it is with children who learn to read fluently and well: they begin to take flight into a whole new world as effortlessly as young birds take to the sky.” -William James Students read…a lot; but, just because they are reading words…

Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Children

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.”  -Dr. Seuss  Research shows just how important critical thinking is for children, teenagers, and adults. That is why educational…

Teaching Children Gratitude

“There is always something to be grateful for…”  In a recent study on gratitude, it was found that teaching children appreciation and thankfulness by the age of 5 contributes to growing up feeling happier. Understanding gratitude…

Strategies for Tackling Homework

“Homework teaches children to be independent, to take initiative and responsibility for completing a task, and it helps children to develop a sense of self-discipline.” Research shows that homework plays a very important role in the process…
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The Benefits of STEM Education

“Scientists discover the world that exists; engineers create the world that never was.”  STEM education supports the development of how one thinks and behaves. The educational benefits of STEM arise from integrating the four specific academic…