Megan Goff

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Teach your kids to code with this neat Minecraft lesson

Minecraft, which innocently started out as a vast open-world block-based game, is probably the closest thing to crack cocaine for kids. Its popularity with the grade school set is likely what helped it become one of the best-selling games of all time, turned the game’s developers, Mojang, into a …

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What’s the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

<b>The Question</b><p>Is rinsing fruit and vegetables under water effective at removing pesticides? Should I use a store-bought produce wash instead? Are there some fruits and vegetables that, no matter how I clean them, I should buy organically grown?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There is a growing concern among Canadians …

How to... Make a Mini Robot

Today I have a fabulous fun little Mini Robot craft for you! It is absolutely riveting and both my little ones love the final result, as well as the …

Gifts to Make for Boys

Shares 34K<p>Handmade Gift Ideas for Boys<p>Whether you simply enjoy crafting or need to save some cash, it’s fun to give something that has a handmade …

Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners

Ready to level up your working knowledge of math? Here’s what to read now — and next.<p>Math 101, with Jennifer Ouellette<p><b>First, start with these 5 books…</b><p>…

Family Guide to Indoor Educational Programs for Kids in Pittsburgh

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh never fails to deliver age-appropriate, creative fun for families with a variety of interests. It has a Studio …

Unbelievable Facts About Our Universe

<b>Exoplanet covered in burning ice</b><p>Gliese 436 b is a Neptune-sized exoplanet located about 33 light-years away in the constellation Leo. Astronomers …

2014 Halloween in Pittsburgh Family Guide

It’s finally almost October! My family is comfortably settled into the school year routine, the weather’s getting colder (at least in the mornings), …

45 At Home Date Night Ideas for AFTER the Kids are in Bed!

<b>At Home Date Night Ideas</b><p>Kids. Ah the joys of parenthood. They require time, energy, love and attention. It can be so easy to get swept up in the care …

15 AMAZING KIDS’ TOYS TO MAKE WITH PVC PIPES - Kids Activities

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Talks to watch with kids

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Classical Music (But Weren't Afraid To Ask)

A few weeks ago, in an act of brazen thievery, your devoted NPR Classical hosts appropriated an idea from our colleague Bob Mondello, NPR's film critic. Each Friday he tweets movie suggestions for the weekend. Realizing we could easily capitalize on his brilliance (less work for us!), we decided to …

25+ apps to make your everyday life easier

At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, …

Measuring Students' Self-Control: A 'Marshmallow Test' for the Digital Age

So they devised a task that uses behavioral responses to measure academic diligence, which they define as "working assiduously on academic tasks …

Where the locals eat and drink in Pittsburgh

If we had to come up with a motto for Pittsburgh, it’d be “Keep Pittsburgh Gritty”. Not “gritty” as in “dirty” -- “gritty” as in plucky, authentic, …

A Vegetarian Food Blog

Vegetarian Food

PICKY EATERS: 18 HOMEMADE SNACK RECIPES FOR SCHOOL { AND HOME} - Kids Activities

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How to start a TED-Ed Club

TED-Ed Clubs are designed to support students ages 8-18 — all over the world. Anyone over the age of 13 can submit an application to start the …

There’s no app for good teaching

8 ways to think about tech in ways that actually improve the classroom.<p>Bringing technology into the classroom often winds up an awkward mash-up …

Open ended Math Projects and Lessons

Due to popular demand I have created a "Table of Contents" for my Open ended Math Projects. Below you will find the link, and which Math topic it …

Create an Engineering Mystery Bag Challenge for Kids

<i>This is a sponsored post.</i><p>If you are a fan of the hit TV reality competition, Masterchef, then you would be familiar with the concept of the mystery …

Edutopia

<b>Edutopia is on Facebook.</b> To connect with Edutopia, log into Facebook.<p>or<p><b>Edutopia</b><p>What Questions Would You Add? 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask …

Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

Summary Poem Activity<p>List ten key words from an assigned text.<br>• Do a free verse poem with the words you highlighted.<br>• Write a summary of the reading …

50 Essays Guaranteed to Make You a Better Person – Page 2

<b>”Some Thoughts on Mercy,” Ross Gay</b><p>This essay is, unfortunately, more relevant than ever. Poet Ross Gay delves not only into the terrible prejudices …

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50 THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH A CARD BOARD BOX!! - Kids Activities

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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In an interview, he highlighted three take-home messages from his book:<p><i>Forgetting isn't always bad.</i> Most of the time, it’s natural and essential to …

LEGOS: 75+ Ideas, Tips and Hacks - Kids Activities

25 Ways To Ask Your Kids How Was School Today

<b>NOTE: This Post is now an APP that is available for purchase for 99 cents. Every weekday all year round it will provide you with a different question</b> …

10 Animals With Incredible Superpowers

“If you could have any superpower, what would it be?” is one of the most common icebreaker questions there is. It makes sense, since our physical …

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