Education

Sphero INDI Home Education Kit

What does STEAM mean in education? What is STEAM? STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology,…

October 13, 2021

GeekMom: Back to School: Two Teacher-Authored Books About Life in the Classroom

September is back to school time here in the UK and for my family this year, that has included watching…

October 8, 2021

See Astronauts Working in Space in ‘Among the Stars’ on Disney+

'Among the Stars' is a six-part series on Disney+ following Chris Cassidy and other astronauts as they prepare on Earth…

October 5, 2021

Gravity Bugs Free-Climbing MicroBot Lets Children Learn Through Experimentation

The Gravity Bugs Free-Climbing MicroBot teaches children STEM as they build and experiment with a robot that can climb up…

September 30, 2021

Review- ‘The Book of Amazing Trees’- Know to Love and Protect

A book full of information and illustrations.

September 22, 2021

BYJU’s Learning App and Magic Workbooks

Byju's Learning Suite features Disney characters and uses Osmo's technology to bring workbooks to life.

September 10, 2021

Review – ‘Yasmeen’– The Graphic Novel We Need to Read Right Now

A powerful coming of age story about the absolute strength of a 16-year-old girl escaping ISIS.

August 25, 2021

Review: ‘This Book is Feminist’—Let’s Open the Conversation

Part of the "Empower the Future" series, this book seeks to create a new way to address important issues.

August 3, 2021

GeekMom: Discovering New Ideas Through Centuries-Old Art Styles

With summer break coming to a close for my family, we took our daughters downtown for a local museum visit.…

July 26, 2021

GeekMom: Exclusive Clip From Discovery’s Emmy-Nominated Series ‘Serengeti II’

This Sunday, Discovery returns to the plains of Tanzania to visit with some old friends and meet some new ones…

July 18, 2021

‘The Story Seed Podcast’ and ‘Paper Girls’ Summer Updates!

Join in some of the best, most positive, and creative fun out there!

July 3, 2021

GeekMom: Speaking in the Vernacular…Colloquially of Course

We spent part of this month at a lake house in Maine. Five glorious days of polar dips, evening kayaking,…

June 29, 2021

GeekMom: ‘Tappity’ Your Way to K-5 Science Learning

App and software makers are always trying to find new ways to engage kids with educational material. The educational software…

June 27, 2021

GeekMom: Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Follow-Up, Almost Three Months In

Back in March, I wrote up the Leaf’d gardening subscription service. It’s a fantastic company that provides quality seeds and…

June 4, 2021

The Friend Zone—Forging Better Relationships

Stuck in the friend zone? Got a loved one in the friend zone? Take a look at how to get…

May 31, 2021

GeekMom: Peek Beyond the Page With Mental Floss’s ‘The Curious Reader’

I love a good aggregator of interesting information. Having one place to go to feed your intellectual curiosity. Curiosity about…

May 26, 2021

Kickstarter Alert: Learn About Circuits with Spintronics

Spintronics teach you about circuits—but with a mechanical system!

May 20, 2021

GeekMom: Clixo: A Fun Magnetic Toy in a Small Package

As my kids have grown up, we’ve encountered a lot of different types of toys, activities, and play systems. Some…

May 7, 2021

Be a Flu Fighter—The Argument to Continue Wearing Masks

The data is still streaming in, and the facts are undeniable: Taking COVID-19 precautions have saved tens of thousands of…

April 29, 2021

Adventures in Science: The Celestron Kids Microscope With Smartphone Adapter

The Celestron Kids Microscope With Smartphone Adapter is a great way to introduce kids to the wonders of the smaller…

April 24, 2021

GeekMom: The GeekMom Earth Day Reading List 2021: 12 Books for All Ages

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is an annual event that was first celebrated in 1970 and focuses on “promoting clean…

April 23, 2021

GeekMom: Celebrating Art in Our Own Lives on World Art Day

April 15 is World Art Day, created by International Association of Art in partnership with UNESCO as a “celebration to…

April 16, 2021

Get Your Own Meteorological Station with the Tempest Weather System

The Tempest Weather System is a great way to track the weather and can be set up and running in…

April 1, 2021

GeekMom: Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Perfect Garden Starters for Families

Unlike many of you, my family didn’t take advantage of the opportunity to grow a garden during the past year…

March 30, 2021

GeekMom: GeekMom’s International Women’s Day Reading List 2021

Happy International Women’s Day. As usual, I have spent the last few months reading and reviewing a selection of books…

March 8, 2021

GeekMom: Getting Ready for Read Across America Day – March 3

We need very little incentive in our house to drop everything and pick up a book. Most of our vacations…

March 2, 2021

Review— ′Bug Lab for Kids′- Beetles, Butterflies, Spiders, Arthropods!

This activity is a serious business.

February 25, 2021

GeekMom: ‘Artists in Residence’ Gives a Glimpse Into Artists’ Private Spaces

Though not every artist is fortunate enough to be able to afford a dedicated space in which to create, everyone…

February 21, 2021

Smithsonian Coloring Books: Learn About Dinosaurs, Airplanes, and More

The Smithsonian has a new line of coloring books which will appeal to both adults and curious kids.

January 27, 2021

GeekMom: 7 Picture and Photo Essay Books to Teach History to Kids

History as a topic is a pretty big, all-encompassing one. We want our kids to learn about history—and more than…

January 14, 2021

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