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…

Optical Illusions For Kids Your Students Will Love
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Optical Illusions For Kids Your Students Will Love

Optical illusions are fun ways to improve kids’ cognitive abilities. An optical illusion image stimulates problem-solving skills and visual memory recall because the child will want to figure out how it works. Optical illusions are caused when the brain interprets the object that the eyes see differently. The rods and cones are the optic receptors in the eyes. What the eyes see is transformed into the brain as electric impulses which the…

Freshly Review
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Freshly Review

I like cooking. Actually, I should say I like the IDEA of cooking.   Other than the occasional breakfast spread or grilling, I don’t find myself cooking fresh meals very often.  Since my wife has finished school and is working full-time again, that means we don’t prepare many scratch meals these days. So when Freshly approached…

These Things You Learned In School That Your Students and Children Won’t
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These Things You Learned In School That Your Students and Children Won’t

41 Things You Learned In School That Your Students and Children Won’t 1.      Learn to type on a typewriter Kids today text and type at a speed that is astonishing. Some text faster with their thumbs than anyone who learned to use a typewriter could. Although obsolete, the typewriter lessons come in handy when parents…

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Screen-Savvy Parenting

The research and studies are in…we have to be smarter than our technology. Parenting in the digital age can be challenging and confusing. The American Academy of Pediatrics–informed by dozens of studies on screen time and its effect on the emotional and physical health of children–has guidelines for parents. Check out their tips for screen-savvy…

Teaching Kids Self Control
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Teaching Kids Self Control

Teaching children self-control accomplishes more than learning how to control their emotions. It teaches them that life is not made up of one crisis after another. Self-control teaches them that they can handle any given situation, that everything has a solution if you stay objective toward the challenge. Kids who can stay in control of…

Community Based Instruction: Essential for Special Needs Individuals with Behavioral Difficulties
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Community Based Instruction: Essential for Special Needs Individuals with Behavioral Difficulties

What is community-based instruction (CBI)? How is CBI different from field trips? Community-based instruction is education that is based in community environments as opposed to highly controlled locations such as schools or center-based programs. Community-based instruction is not the same as field trips. Field trips are excursions by a group of people to a place…

9 Best Balance Board Choices for Keeping Active Kids On Their Feet!
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9 Best Balance Board Choices for Keeping Active Kids On Their Feet!

You’ve probably heard of balance bikes before, but have you looked into a balance board?  A balance board is a fun and active toy kids can enjoy both in and out of the house.  There are even electronic balance boards available! But more than that, these boards help kids development important skills. Physical skills like…

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