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5 Fun and Educational Games that Build Brain Power

Most people would find the phrase "educational games" to be an oxymoron. By definition, aren't games supposed to be fun? It turns out, many people don't realize that their favorite games are secretly teaching them problem solving and critical thinking skills. Add some of these educational games to your next game night to get your brain [...]

By |2018-07-25T16:47:46-04:00July 25th, 2018|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

10 Great STEM Books to Put on Your Summer Reading List

School may be out, but the learning doesn't have to stop. All you need is a great summer reading list -- and we have a few ideas to get you started. Nothing completes a day at the beach or makes traveling on a family vacation fly by like an awesome book. While you may usually [...]

By |2018-05-16T14:31:33-04:00May 16th, 2018|How do I get there?, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Best STEM Summer Vacation Ideas

Just because school is out doesn't mean you have to stop learning! There are plenty of summer vacation ideas that mix the amazing world of STEM with awesome destinations. If your family or group of friends is brainstorming a getaway this season, consider these incredible summer vacation ideas—ranging from one-of-a-kind museums to national parks with adventures [...]

By |2018-05-15T11:21:17-04:00May 15th, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|1 Comment

5 Reasons to Thank Your Teacher During Teacher Appreciation Week

It's the first full week of May, which means warmer weather, longer days, and the beginning of Teacher Appreciation Week! While the immense worth of educators should be recognized every day of the year, it's great to have a week set aside to remind everyone to stop and say thank you for all the sacrifices [...]

By |2018-05-08T14:41:46-04:00May 8th, 2018|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is here again, and there are plenty of ways you can celebrate nature and reduce your footprint -- and spread awareness on how others can do the same. This environmental appreciation holiday, celebrated on April 22 every year, began with an idea U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin. On the first Earth Day [...]

By |2018-04-23T13:56:08-04:00April 22nd, 2018|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

10 Qualities Standardized Tests Can’t Measure

It's that time of year again, when everyone from your friends and classmates to your parents and teachers are talking about standardized tests. When everyone is stressing the importance of doing well on standardized tests, the pressure of the SATs, ACTs, or state tests can become completely consuming and cause major anxiety. It almost feels like [...]

By |2018-04-20T17:00:23-04:00April 18th, 2018|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

6 Science-Backed Ways to Feel Happier in 5 Minutes or Less

Everybody has bad days. But the good news is that when life gets you down, there are simple things you can do to feel happier instantly. We've all had those days where nothing goes right. Your alarm didn't go off, your computer didn't save your latest homework assignment, and you totally forgot about that chemistry [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 of the Best Gifts for Teachers

The best gifts for teachers don't include bath gel, candles, or a "#1 Teacher" coffee mug -- they have more than enough of those! Santa's not the only one making a list and checking it twice -- everyone has a list of people they want to show their appreciation for with a gift around the [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00December 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Important Is Location When Choosing a College?

One of the biggest factors for many students and their families choosing a college is location. There is a lot to think about when deciding whether to stay close or move away. While some teens are anxious to get out of their state, others don't even want to consider universities that are more than an [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Broadcasting Careers

Having a STEM career doesn't have to be boring. Broadcasting needs STEM talent to make a television or radio show come together, which means there are STEM broadcasting careers available. Learn more about five of the top STEM broadcasting careers below. 1. Television Producer Are you the person who always comes up with great ideas for TV [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:06-05:00October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments