critical thinking

partner match: cool game for questioning, thinking, chatting, moving, and more
January 30, 2013 4 comments

partner match: cool game for questioning, thinking, chatting, moving, and more

It’s not easy to find games that get kids up and moving, engaged, excited, and thinking, but Partner Match is a winner in our book. And the cool thing about ...

pretzel patterns: learning during snacktime
November 15, 2012 3 comments

pretzel patterns: learning during snacktime

It’s been crazy over here for the past few weeks, with nutty, awful weather, with colds and stomach bugs, lots of late meetings, and lots of end-of-season hurrahs. So our ...

how to use halloween candy for (sneaky) fun learning
October 31, 2011 15 comments

how to use halloween candy for (sneaky) fun learning

There may only be a few more days left until our Jack-O-Lanterns turn into lunch for the squirrels (if they haven’t already!), but the candy that my kids have collected ...