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

9 Sets of Multiplication Flash Cards For Engaging Math Practice
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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
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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
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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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