Preparing for Summer
by Patrick Matthews
If you had one piece of advice to give to help someone get ready for the summer, what would it be? Bet you can’t guess what mine is.
Game Review: Quadrillion
by Kim Vandenbroucke
This summer, how about ditching the math worksheets and lessons and turning to something that’s a whole lot more fun? If that sounds good to you, Kim may have the answer.
Build Social & Emotional Skills
by June Matthews
As a teacher and social skills trainer, June has used a lot of games over the years. She writes us this month with specific instructions and suggestions for how you can strengthen your young child’s social and emotional skills.
Around the Web
Teaching STEM Through Games
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM skills are skills that are needed in those four disciplines. Here are a collection of games that can help you strengthen those skills.
Check it out!
Develop Critical Thinking Skills Before College
Looking to develop critical thinking skills? This article gives you five tools to help.
The Most Important Skills
Richard Gottlieb takes a look at a recent article by psychologist Peter Gray, and writes about a crisis in play. Fascinating stuff.
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