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These 8 food truck festivals are coming to New England

Here are the dates and New England locations for the 2016 Food Truck Festivals of America tour.

New England

How To Create A Mini Cardboard Kitchen For Your Toddler

We all know that a Mother’s love has no boundaries and she will do everything and anything for her family and kids. One Pinay Mompreneur, Rodessa …

Kids

14 Perfect Panda Craft Ideas for Kids to Make

There is something incredibly adorable about pandas and their simple monochrome colour scheme allows for plenty of crafty activities to suit all ages …

Top 10 skills middle school students need to thrive, and how parents can help

In elementary school, I was too shy to address my teachers by name. I would hover nearby, hoping they would realize I had a question. I also was the new girl, and the existing cliques seemed impenetrable. To make matters worse, I was a late reader and had difficulty articulating half the alphabet. …

Middle School

How to get kids to kick their sugar habit

A little sugar now and then isn’t a big deal to most children. But sugar has been shown to have an effect similar to an addictive drug, and many kids across the United States are in fact addicted to it. Sugar affects children’s short-term behavior and moods and also can seriously affect their …

Nutrition

What I’ve learned about inclusion from my teen

People with special needs: Should they be included?<p>In particular, I mean my 17-year-old son who recently was selected to be in a two-year conservatory program for students with cognitive and/or developmental disabilities. His audition was in group format with a one-minute solo. He told a brief …

Parenting

New book educates children about first aid and anti-bullying with Band Aid Betty

An author from Lake Macquarie in New South Wales is using her experience as a paramedic as the foundation for a new children's book series.<p>Rachael …

This 3D Cartoon Wants To Teach Kids About Saving The Planet

Soon Captain Planet might not be the only environmental superhero. A group of Nashville-based animators are currently developing, and raising funds …

Rhode Island

Kids' Books Have Gotten Longer Thanks to the 'Harry Potter Effect'

For many readers, <i>Harry Potter</i> was the series that first acquainted them with stories that surpassed the 300-, 500-, and even the 800-page mark. It's …

Books

A Guide to Determining the Quality of Your Kid’s Screen Time

Childhood interaction with media used to be simple. Sit down in front of the TV when cartoons came on at 6 AM. Get up when mom wanted to watch <i>General</i> …

Kids

Builder Creates a LEGO Sushi Restaurant With a Working Conveyor Belt

Japanese LEGO-builder Dr. Pei has created an elaborate sushi restaurant complete with a rotating conveyor belt. Inside, you can find an interesting …

Lego

National Nutrition Month 2016: Ideas For Healthy Eating Habits, Recipes And Tips For A Balanced Diet

March marks National Nutrition Month, which can serve as an opportunity for Americans to focus on eating right and developing better diets. The …

10 Healthy Snacks to Help You Meet Every Nutrition Goal

Quick bites between meals should do more than just tide you over. These inspired ideas will score you extra nutrients and bonus energy<p>Even if you …

Egg and Toast Cups

Step 2<p>Flatten each bread slice with a rolling pin until very thin. Trim crusts off bread. Lightly brush both sides of bread slices with melted …

Breakfast

Root Vegetable & Feta Empanadas

The weather started warming up here this past week, and for a hot second I thought spring was on its way early, but then the thermometer dipped back …

Sweet Potatoes

20 Ways to Make Your Food Look Like Flowers - Flower-Shaped Foods

1 of 20<p>Mike Garten<p>Tomato Tulips<p>These pretty appetizers practically spring into bloom, they're so easy to assemble. Just quarter grape tomatoes almost …

Dessert

Discover Map

10 children’s books that feature diverse characters

An image from “George,” a book by Alex Gino that follows the story of a young transgender woman. Photo courtesy of ScholasticBooks represent some of …

Books

Marvellous maps! Books to inspire kids to explore their world

8 books to inspire kids to explore their world<p>Here at Lost My Name we're on a heartfelt mission to inspire kids to be curious about the world around …

9 Fun Math YouTube Channels for School Age Kids

We have introduced two sets of fun science YouTube Channels for kids, one is for hands-on science experiments you can do at home, one is cool science …

Letting kids move in class isn’t a break from learning. It IS learning.

Last July I published a post titled “Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today.” It hit a nerve and became one of the most-read pieces on this blog last year, with readers continuing to click on it, along with related posts, such as “The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to …

Teaching

Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

<b>Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>For professional development around this idea or others you read</i> …

Social Learning is here to stay! - Origin Learning Blog - E learning solutions | LMS | Mobile Learning

Who would have imagined that the rapid pace of technology advancement would transform the learning landscape so dramatically! So, if Facebook, …

M-learning

Teaching the Love of Reading

I am not a literacy expert. I'm just gonna say that right up front. I am sure there a people with much more education than I have who can tell you all about what happens in a child's brain when you read to them. There are people who can you tell exactly how to read to a child to increase their …

Books

Top 10 Tricks to Boost Your Memory and Remember Anything

Remembering things, like names, dates, and other fine details is a skill—one that you can sharpen and hone. Here are ten memory boosting techniques …

Top 10

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Online Education

25 Critical Thinking Apps For Extended Student Learning

<b>25 Critical Thinking Apps For Extended Student Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Critical thinking apps aren’t the sweet spot of mobile app design.<p>Most of …

Apps

Which Type Of Learner Are You? Find Out

The way people learn varies from person-to-person. Depending on individual biases, people will retain different levels of knowledge from certain …

Arts and Crafts Heart Project For Kids: Upcycle, Reuse, and Reduce Stress

By Lori Lite<p>This stress free arts and crafts heart project for kids gives you a chance to upcycle tissue paper you probably have sitting in a closet. …