Blog posts of '2015' 'May'

The FAQ's of Coding in the Classroom

Coding in the classroom.

Computer programming has become extremely popular and has been on the rise for decades. It's no wonder it's gaining such popularity with hit TV shows like The Big Bang Theory, which target America's youth. Most educators who do not have experience with computer programming, though, are left wonder...

Easing the Burden of Different Student Levels in the Same Classroom

Different student levels. Children looking at a computer screen.

All children come to school with vastly different backgrounds, which can directly impact their core knowledge base and how they learn. Some students have parents who are more than willing to help in the education process, while other parents are skittish at openly demonstrating skills they may not...

2015 Creativity Scholarship Winners

We received a ton of truly awesome entries for our creativity scholarship contest. After reviewing all of them, here are our winners:

First Place: Ellen Bridget O'Connell from Minnesota.

First place 2015 creativity scholarship winner. Bicycle tire image.

Second Place: Taylor Copeland from Connecticut.

Second place 2015 creativity scholarship winner. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

Third Place: Lilian Pham from Nevada.

Third place 2015 creativity scholarship winner. Elephant.

Thank you to ever...

Games like Bingo Increase Learning

Bingo cards.

It's been proven time and time again, learning is easier when kids are having fun. When learning is fun, kids not only enjoy what they're doing, but they tend to retain more of the information, so it's a win-win situation for students and teachers alike. Kids often look forward to games and they c...