Enriching Lives Through Play

I’m sure if we all think back to our childhood we have fond memories of neighborhood games, adventures with our friends, and playtime with our parents, but what exactly were the benefits of play and how do we go about enriching lives through play? How can playtime...

How to Use Play as a Teaching Tool

Kindergarten teachers have long known how to use play as a teaching tool, and now are finding that they must show school administrators that it is more than just putting out toys. At kindergartens in Omaha, kindergartners get an hour each day to engage in pretend...

The Bee-Bots are Coming!

This year in the Pinellas County School District in Florida, the Bee-Bots are coming! The fundamentals of coding for computers will be introduced to the youngest students this year through small, friendly robots known as “Bee-Bots”. 100 of the robots have...

How To Learn Math From a Cardboard Race Track

A Kindergarten class is finding out how to learn math from a cardboard race track. In Carol Ward’s kindergarten classroom, the large cardboard race track takes up one third of the room.  “I love when people ask about the project because I am able to share with...