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Artemis Fowl: The Series

I have found one of the best books series' for kids I think is around so I thought I'd share it with you guys. It's called Artemis Fowl. These books are about a Maniacal Sociopath…

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10 Fun & Educational Youtube Channels & Playlists

Youtube is a fun and scary place. There are so many things there that it is hard to sift through the cat videos for something of substance. That is why I did some sifting for…

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Fun around the Lego site

Do you like playing with Legos and want more bricktastic action? There is lots of special features, games and videos that I'm going to lay out to you right here right now. This post will tell…

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10 Math Card Games

It isn’t shocking that math skills are built by repetition. It is also well known facts that we remember having fun and if we are learning at the same time, we remember that too! In…

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The Broken Window Fallacy

I am amazed how many people buy into the broken window fallacy. And if you want to see people buying into the broken window fallacy just look at Federal support programs. Another example is the…

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Code is a Tool

Today this talk from the Evo conference was shared with me. Maya Bisineer did a great job of talking about how code is a tool that we need to teach our children, especially our girls,…

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Avoid the Illusion…

I assume that our local CSU is not unique. I assume that they all have budget issues and crazy hiring policies. So it is hard to not look at the recent hiring of Carole Brown-Welty…

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A Last Word for Pi Day: Pi is Wrong

This has actually been a conversation for a few months in the NerdFamily House. Yes, we are nerds.

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Time and Influence

So I am reading the new biography of Deitrich Bonhoeffer, Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, and they were talking about the influence the children's 2 Christian nannies had. They were talking about the importance of…

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Cosmic Mysteries in Your Kitchen

People worry that you can't really teach your kids science without a school lab. Well, try these on for size;)! You can simulate a white hole in your kitchen sink. Wired has a great article…

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