Before I had my son, I never thought I would be a fan of using apps, video, or computer games as learning tools. I just thought electronic games were just passive forms of entertainment that really couldn’t teach my child the way I would. My opinion changed, however, when I started reading more about the […]
Credit: by raycowan I am so excited to tell you about the Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (M.I.T.E.S.) program which is a free six-week program at M.I.T. for rising high school seniors from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Credit: IITA Image Library There are a lot of companies out there that offer free educational material but not lot of them devote a whole website to it. Siemens, a multi-national engineering company, does just that for kids and parents who are interested in S.T.E.M fields. The site is called the Siemens STEM Academy and […]
It’s another Freebie Friday and I’ve heard about yet another free computer coding event. Next week, December 9 thru 15, is Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) and a coalition of organizations – Computing in the Core, Code.org, and CSEdWeek – have come together to democratize computer programming. Throughout the week, people from age 6 – […]
It’s Friday which means I scoured the internet and found something educational and free! I was actually looking for a fun chess program for Biker Boy and found ChessKid.com, a website where kids can learn to play chess on the computer in a fun and most importantly, safe environment. Your child may not be the […]