Marvel Studios’ THOR: RAGNAROK Superpower of STEM Challenge! #ThorRagnarok

I am very excited to share with you details about Marvel Studios’ THOR: RAGNAROK – “Superpower of STEM Challenge” that recently began and goes until September 23rd. Girls ages 15-18, in grades 10-12, are encouraged to channel their superpower of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for a chance to win a trip to the … Continue reading “Marvel Studios’ THOR: RAGNAROK Superpower of STEM Challenge! #ThorRagnarok”

Girls Reforming the Future Challenge – Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

I am very excited to share with you details about Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – “Girls Reforming the Future Challenge” that recently began and goes until March 26th. This program, supported by the Science & Entertainment Exchange, a program of National Academy of Sciences, seeks to inspire young girls to create positive world change … Continue reading “Girls Reforming the Future Challenge – Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR”

Box Tops for Education- Get Involved to Help Schools and Box Top Sash Craft

I wanted to talk more about specific things we are parents can do to help support our schools with the Box Tops for Education Program from General Mills. I touched on the program some in my last post, but just to hit the highlights again- it provides money directly to your school, no strings attached. … Continue reading “Box Tops for Education- Get Involved to Help Schools and Box Top Sash Craft”

Khan Academy launches Pixar in a Box

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Today, Pixar in a Box – a new online resource that explores the academic concepts behind Pixar Animation Studios’ creative process – goes live on KhanAcademy.org. Through a series of video lessons, interactive exercises, and hands-on activities, students will discover how the academic concepts they learn in school enable Pixar filmmakers to create new worlds, … Continue reading “Khan Academy launches Pixar in a Box”

Mickey Mouse ClubHouse: Minnie’s Pet Salon on DVD

My children love Mickey Mouse Clubhouse so it makes sense that Minnie would be one of their favorite characters. My son thinks Minnie is Mickey’s mom for some reason though. He says Minnie tells Mickey what to do. I think that is pretty hilarious. So when we found out about Minnie’s Pet Salon DVD my …

Disneynature’s MONKEY KINGDOM Family Activity Packet and Educators Guide #MonkeyKingdom

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Since Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom is releasing in less than a month on April 17th, I wanted to share this cute family activity pack and educators guide! You can also check out a featurette video right above where you can download the activity packs and educators guide. “Life is an adventure for Maya, the clever and … Continue reading “Disneynature’s MONKEY KINGDOM Family Activity Packet and Educators Guide #MonkeyKingdom”

Reader Bee’s First Storymaker App and Reader Bee and the Story Tree

I was given the opportunity to use and evaluate the iPad apps ‘Reader Bee and the Story Tree’ and ‘Reader Bee’s First Story Maker’. I was supplied the apps for free; all opinions are my own. I’m a big big believer in phonics, and in teaching reading phonetically. It’s important to learn the letter shapes, … Continue reading “Reader Bee’s First Storymaker App and Reader Bee and the Story Tree”