Why You Should Celebrate Brown Bag it Day

May 24, 2017

Tired of the same old takeout lunches? Do you spend a fortune each day eating out? Then try brown bagging it! It’s not only cost-effective, but it’s the best way to ensure you’re getting the nutrients you need. So if you are bored with the same old food options, here are just some of the… Read More.

3 Tips for Spring Cleaning the Classroom

May 23, 2017

Spring is here, and teachers and students everywhere are starting to countdown the final days of school. As the race to summer begins, it’s time to prepare your classroom for its last days. Spring cleaning the classroom is a great activity that you and your students can enjoy. If you’re not sure where to start,… Read More.

5 Eco and Kid Friendly Crafts

May 12, 2017

Spring cleaning time is officially here! In the midst of organizing the house, you might find some random odds and ends that might seem worth tossing — but hold off! Spare buttons and broken crayons can be turned into some unique crafts that are not only cost effective but also eco-friendly. Below are 5 creative… Read More.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Teacher Appreciation Week

May 9, 2017

Teacher Appreciation Week is here, and though you may have lost track of time, or have a busy week ahead—  it’s not too late! There are many simple, affordable and creative ways you can show you care (that no, are not apple themed!).  So if you can’t get past the cliche ideas, here are just… Read More.

The 4 Life Lessons in Star Wars

May 4, 2017

Who taught you how to be a good person? Odds are, it was your parents, teachers, and peers. But have you ever stopped to think about how art and film have helped shape who you are? While they’re certainly entertaining, films also have the power to teach us valuable life lessons. So in honor of… Read More.

How to Get Your Child Interested in Reading

May 1, 2017

Reading with your child should be fun and relaxing, but sometimes it can feel more like a chore than a leisure activity. But whether it’s a nursery rhyme, a riddle or short story, reading to your children early on can help them develop a lifelong love for it and can improve their learning skills overall…. Read More.

How Technology has Changed The Classroom

April 27, 2017

Technology is evolving, and it’s everywhere. It’s in our hands, our cars, our homes, and even the classroom. We went from computers labs to computers in every classroom. With the depletion of black boards and the increase in smart boards, teachers have had to find a way to update their lesson plans. Below are just… Read More.

The Pros and Cons of an Open Floor Plan

April 26, 2017

Though it was originally derived in Germany back in the 1950s, the “open office” concept has recently become a rising trend across the country. Now, over half of all American workers experience an open workspace — but are there any benefits? Below are just some of the pros and cons of the anti-office setup: Pro:… Read More.

5 Rainy Day Science Activities for Preschoolers

April 24, 2017

Keeping a preschooler busy on a rainy day can get exhausting, but it’s also a great way to spend quality time together. These 5 kid-approved science experiments will keep you and your toddler busy for hours: 1. Measure the Rain Just because you’re stuck indoors, doesn’t mean your science has to be. Place an empty… Read More.

Non-Physical Benefits of Enrolling your Child in Sports

April 20, 2017

Everyone knows that in order to stay healthy, you have to exercise. And what better way to exercise than through sports! With spring upon us, many of us (and our little ones) are eager to get back out onto the field. Though sports offer tremendous physical benefits, they also offer plenty of mental and general… Read More.