Activities To Do At Home

Be a Science Rock Star: Fun Science Activities to Try at Home

Lauren Cook General

Need some fun science activities to teach virtually or to keep your own kids learning at home? We have you covered! Times are crazy now and we know more than ever how important it is to instill the love of science in our young learners. We certainly appreciate all our scientists now, as they work diligently to help us through …

Do You Need a Brain Break?

Do You Need a Brain Break? Restore Focus in Your Classroom

Lauren Cook Teaching Tips

We’ve all experienced it. That time when you look at your students and realize they are not at all focused on what you are trying to teach them. The elbows are falling off tables and the heads bob as many are drifting off into the ever so needed nap. So what do you do? Part of a teacher’s repertoire should …

Let's Go Round and Round: Celebrating the Ferris Wheel

Let’s Go Round and Round – Celebrating the Ferris Wheel

Lauren Cook General

If you thought February 14 was just a day with candy hearts, chocolate kisses, rose petals, and sweet card sentiments, you were wrong. February 14 is also Ferris Wheel Day. It celebrates the birthday of George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. He was an American civil engineer who made the first Ferris wheel. The Ferris wheel is sometimes called the Chicago …