Ignite Kids’ Imaginations: Five Tips For Helping Them Learn In New Ways

In so many school districts across the country, state tests and requirements are being pushed on the children. While these guidelines might result in higher test scores, they do not necessarily contribute to higher levels of learning. Whether you are a teacher or parent who wants to help your children learn, what are some ways […]

Super Trooper: 5 Ways to Make Scouting Fun

Scouting can be fun and rewarding for kids and scout leaders alike. It’s essential, however, to choose activities that keep kids interested and engaged. Here are 5 ways to ensure that kids enjoy their scouting experience and keep the tradition their whole lives. Low Tech Games Scouting should be a time when kids take a […]

Get Your Kids Stoked About Education

Try telling kids that education is fun, and see how many disgusted faces you get in response. The sad fact of the matter is that, for most kids, school is anything but fun — it’s hard, stressful, sometimes boring, and any breaks from it are eagerly awaited. This is especially true in the summertime, when […]

The Fish Ladder Trip

The boys and I went on our monthly field trip recently. We met my folks at a museum to look around a bit, then took a walk to the city fish ladder. I remember seeing it as a child and have wanted to take the boys there for years but I didn’t know exactly where […]