Best Online Mapping Tools To Teach Map Making For Kids

Best Online Mapping Tools To Teach Map Making For Kids

With the touch of a button, some enthusiasm, and the help of products and services like web mapping APIs, any student can create gorgeous maps. Whether the school project requires building a U.S.-location map or a global history project, interactive data visualizations help students understand the complete picture. Most mapping tools feature a way to…

Here’s Some Tessellation Patterns & Ideas – And How To Make A Tessellation to Boot!

Here’s Some Tessellation Patterns & Ideas – And How To Make A Tessellation to Boot!

It’s incredible how a tessellation design transforms a blank piece of paper into an exciting and beautiful design. Creating tessellations is for all ages and more straightforward than it looks. Art and math teachers use tessellations in their lessons, art projects, and inspiring STEAM-related exercises. There is even a World Tessellation Day on June 17. …

11 of the Best Educational Space Toys – Space Toys For Kids and Toddlers

11 of the Best Educational Space Toys – Space Toys For Kids and Toddlers

With all of the press surrounding the Mars Rover Curiosity’s most recent findings, it’s a perfect time for children to learn more about space exploration and the solar system. Educational space toys are a fantastic way to encourage children to learn about space and the planets and help them develop an appreciation for a much…

14 of The Best Math Games For Kids -Fun and Educational Math Apps for Children

14 of The Best Math Games For Kids -Fun and Educational Math Apps for Children

Math games for kids encourage children to learn and improve their essential addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills while having fun with their family or playing with other students in the classroom. The best math games are unique, simple, addictive, and have multiple variations, allowing kids to play the games over and over without getting…

Is The Eureka Crate Our Favorite Teen STEM Box?

Is The Eureka Crate Our Favorite Teen STEM Box?

Our Eureka Crate Review- Soap Dispenser – KiwiCo’s Teen Science Kit This post may contain referral/affiliate links. If you buy something, Fractus Learning may earn a commission at no cost to you. Teenagers are difficult to please.  As the father of three of them- trust me – I know what I’m talking about. Don’t get…

Getting Started With Zentangle Patterns For Kids in the Classroom

Getting Started With Zentangle Patterns For Kids in the Classroom

You ever feel the need to draw to get out your creative side – but you aren’t sure how to begin? You aren’t alone.  This need inspired the creation of Zentangle Patterns. Maria Thomas used to inscribe her botanical illustrations at local fairs.  People – strangers -would approach her and express their desire for creativity. …

11 Best Telescopes For Kids In Love With Astronomy in 2021

11 Best Telescopes For Kids In Love With Astronomy in 2021

Using a telescope and exploring the skies can be a hugely rewarding, enjoyable and fascinating experience for kids of all ages. With a huge selection of telescopes for beginners out there, it’s sometimes hard to choose the right one that will bring the moon, stars, and planets up close and personal. Don’t worry! You’ll find…

9 Sets of Multiplication Flash Cards For Engaging Math Practice

9 Sets of Multiplication Flash Cards For Engaging Math Practice

Using flash cards, including multiplication flash cards has long been accepted as a simple, yet effective way to teach children skills that require memorization. Flash cards use repetition to teach a skill and increase recall and therefore, confidence. The idea of flash cards is quite simple. Sit down with a child, show them the problem…

Archived Confederate Postal History Reflects an Ideology of Nationalism

Archived Confederate Postal History Reflects an Ideology of Nationalism

My passion of philately for over fifty years has led to me to this engaging endeavor.  An inheritance of a splendid collection of pre-WWII Japanese postage bequeathed to me during childhood initialized my curiosity and spirit of inquiry about collecting which I now consider my own archive. Upon completing this course, I have gained a…

Three Points of Impact for Lasting Transformational Change

Three Points of Impact for Lasting Transformational Change

I’ve been getting many congratulatory messages on LinkedIn to mark the three year anniversary of my consulting business. This milestone has given me a reason to reflect on the past three years and all that I’ve learned through the process. “Transformational change is generally misunderstood. Unlike transitional and incremental change that are outcome focused, transformational…

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