Technology provides our children with amazing opportunities that we couldn’t have even dreamed of at their age. It’s important to emphasize to them that while technology has tremendous potential for making their lives better, it also has a flip side that they have to be aware of as well. The purpose of the Digitally Savvy online workshop is […]

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  I may have just stumbled upon the golden ticket to opening up meaningful conversations with tweens and teens about technology!   We started the Digitally Savvy workshop in the Studio on Saturday. It’s been an interesting experience developing the curriculum for this workshop. I have a tough crowd to please—my 11 and 13 year old daughters are participating. […]

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Learning to measure our world is a welcome experience for young children. Children love being able to use “real tools” to measure things that they encounter on a daily basis. This experience introduces children to both standard and non-standard measurement and helps them to develop the important skill of estimation. For the younger mathematicians this activity […]

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Learning to measure our world is a welcome experience for young children. Children love being able to use “real tools” to measure things that they encounter on a daily basis. Here are our favorite picks for introducing children to measurement. It’s fun to mix up the tools children have available to measure in a variety of […]

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I will never forget the unexpected delight I felt when my college botany professor announced that we would be dissecting flowers in class. The fact that I had appreciated flowers for so many years without ever knowing what was going on inside of them was eye-opening for me. By taking the time to slow down and […]

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