Online Video Games Can Equal Identity Theft

According to Experian Consumer Services, playing video games online can be a sure way to identity theft and fraud and they want to warn you about it. For example, you probably know someone who has played Fortnite lately as the game’s popularity has exploded in recent...

Learning is Not About Being Smart

Did you know that learning is not about being smart? Does your child know? As a neuroscience and learning expert, I can tell you for certain that learning is all about strategies and has nothing to do with being “smart”. What Makes Kids Think They Are Not...

Innovation on Display at the Lego League Competition

Middle school students were treated to innovation on display at the Lego League competition which celebrated technology, science, and innovative thinking.  The popular event required teamwork, and quick problem solving skill among young students. Amid thousands of...

Having Fun With Robotics

The time goes by fast when students are having fun with robotics. At Mountain Vista Middle School, students have only 30 minutes to enjoy engineering, math, and programming with a Linkbot, a Rubik’s cube sized robot. It’s a short period, so students...

Building and Budgeting With Spaghetti Bridges

It may seem like an unusual material, but students are learning building and budgeting with spaghetti bridges. While spaghetti  is not a new material for student building materials, it is unusual to have it used among students as young as sixth grade.  Nonetheless, in...