Guide to 3D Pens for Kids

Since their invention in 2012, 3D pens have captivated adults and kids alike.  The idea of drawing in three dimensions, literally doodling in the air and bringing your wildest ideas to life with the stroke of a pen, is a tempting one.  So tempting, in fact, that 3D pens have since found their way into … Read more

Choosing an Online Homeschool Math Curriculum

In today’s digital world there are a lot of options when it comes to learning math at home. There are math tools, math games, math apps, math enrichment resources and, of course, various online curricula out there for homeschoolers to choose from.  If you are looking at subscribing to an online homeschool math curriculum, there are … Read more

Get Kids Coding Through Video Game Design

Help kids learn to make their own video games and level up their coding skills It’s no secret that many parents are concerned that their kids are spending too much time playing video games. After all, with budding gamers spending up to 3 hours a day playing games that is a lot of screen time … Read more

Hands-on Coding for Kids: Coding and Kinesthetic Learning

It’s no secret that today’s society is technology-driven.  Increasingly, parents are concerned that their kids are merely becoming passive consumers of apps and gadgets, with traditional schooling failing to give them the tools necessary to help them master the technology that surrounds them and be better prepared to become leaders of tomorrow’s world.  In response, … Read more

All About Raspberry Pi for Kids

It’s no secret, our kids are surrounded by gadgets and technology.  Far more comfortable with a tablet and kindle than a notepad and paperback, they consume media and adopt technology at an unprecedented rate. Yet, there’s very little out there teaching them to master that technology, transforming them from consumers to creators. That’s why many … Read more

IXL vs Khan Academy

Two powerful learning platforms in a K-12 head to head comparison Among the variety of supplementary K-12 learning platforms out there, two very popular options are IXL and Khan Academy.  Although neither of these platforms are really perfect substitutes for structured learning models like a classroom or homeschool, their technology and design have made them … Read more

Ways to Keep Kids Interested in Coding

Like it or not, our children’s world is increasingly interconnected, with new and transformative ideas and technologies constantly reshaping the world we live in. As parents, we’re always concerned with providing our children with the best possible tools for their future.  Teaching kids to code gives them the skills they need to harness and make … Read more