Common Core

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There has been a lot of buzz lately about Common Core and the new educational standards in the public school system. Many believe that the old methods of state-by-state standards don’t adequately prepare our children for college after graduation. It is believed that Common Core can fix this issue by providing national standards for our [...]

Going Green in the Classroom

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By Sarah Russel for The Gilfus Education Group Most of you teachers are wrapping up the school year, but we have an important homework assignment for the summer. Can you think of 50 different ways to go green in your classroom starting this fall? Don’t worry: we really want you to enjoy your time off, [...]

Watchables

Watchables

Just like you, your kids love watching videos on YouTube. And what’s not to love? Thousands upon thousands of videos are uploaded every single day, ranging from funny to educational to heart-warming. Unfortunately, not all of these videos are appropriate for our kids…in fact, many of them aren’t. What can start as some harmless video [...]

Action Movie Kid

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Have they started passing out the awards for “Dad of the Year” yet? If not, we have a contender. Daniel Hashimoto, an animator for DreamWorks, has been cleverly editing short videos of his son showcasing some incredible out-of-this-world super powers. 3-year-old James Hashimoto can be found grappling through his living room, avoiding hot lava on [...]

April Fools!

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It’s ok to admit it—we’ve all been there. Your favorite actor just announced they are doing a sequel to a movie that you never thought would happen. Or maybe your best friend just told you they are having quadruplets. Or, my personal favorite, your 35-year-old sister just gave you the good news that she is [...]

Breakfast Time!

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Thank you to Upworthy for finding and posting this brilliant infographic from No Kid Hungry about the importance of children eating a solid breakfast every single morning. To learn more about No Kid Hungry and all of the great work they are doing to stop child hunger, please visit nokidhungry.org