We're surrounded by computers! Besides our phones and laptops, we have computers in our cars, computers in our washing machines, computers in our dishwashers, and computers in our thermostats. Because computers are everywhere, it's useful for everyone to understand at least the basics of how computers think. Turing Tumble makes teaching computer logic fun for all ages! This … [Read more...] about Teaching Computer Logic with Turing Tumble
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My 11-year-old came up with this challenge to design the best treehouse ever after reading Lisa Graff's Book, The Great Treehouse War. Check out the treehouses my kids designed, and Emma's review of the book. Design a Treehouse Challenge for Kids My bookworm daughter Emma designed her dream treehouse after reading Lisa Graff's The Great Treehouse … [Read more...] about Creative Challenge For Kids: Design The Best Treehouse Ever!
Learn why Cubetto is the best way for kids to learn to code. This brilliantly simple toy teaches kids to think like programmers! Sponsored post. Our family lives in California's Silicon Valley, where personal computers took off and every other millennial seems to be working for a tech startup. My kids learn programming in school alongside math, reading, social studies, … [Read more...] about Why Cubetto is the Best Way for Kids to Learn to Code
How do you teach children to think like scientists? If you want kids to learn how to really look at the world around them, a science journal is a great place to start. This post includes tips on how to teach scientific reasoning through journaling - and a free printable to get you started. How to Teach Children to Think Like Scientists Mike and I are both … [Read more...] about How to Teach Children to Think Like Scientists