education

Finland’s unconventional and effective educational approach focuses on equality over excellence

Finland's unconventional and effective educational approach focuses on equality over excellence

Ah, Finland, you have so much going for you: a ranking as the number one place in the world to be a parent, extensive maternity and family benefits, and schools that don’t have an obsession with

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Family home in Japan is transformed into a serene kindergarten via a new “skin” placed on top

Family home in Japan is transformed into a serene kindergarten via a new "skin" placed on top

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Ingenious teacher uses LEGOs to make math fun & understandable for kids

Ingenious teacher uses LEGOs to make math fun & understandable for kids

Awesome educator Alycia Zimmerman of New York City is using her students’ favorite plastic blocks to help them learn math skills. The third grade teacher has turned to LEGOs as a hands-on way for her

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Mom helps her kids learn the elements by making periodic table Battleship

Mom helps her kids learn the elements by making periodic table Battleship

If playing games together is a beloved activity in your family, we’ve got a suggestion that will put a little chemistry into the mix: periodic table Battleship! Former school teacher and current

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Kindergarten in Japan is made from recycled marine shipping containers to teach kids about sustainability

Kindergarten in Japan is made from recycled marine shipping containers to teach kids about sustainability

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Free, fabulous, educational fun is at your fingertips with Mr. Printables

Free, fabulous, educational fun is at your fingertips with Mr. Printables

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Women in Science book celebrates 50 fearless female pioneers who changed the world

Women in Science book celebrates 50 fearless female pioneers who changed the world

Encouraging girls and women to explore the world of STEM is a high priority in creating a gender equilibrium in this burgeoning field. A new book, Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the

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Baltimore school deals with conflict by sending kids to the Mindful Moment Room instead of the principal’s office

Baltimore school deals with conflict by sending kids to the Mindful Moment Room instead of the principal's office

What if elementary school kids began each day with a mindfulness breathing exercise, had the option of taking yoga classes, and were sent to a relaxing room to chill and re-center themselves instead of

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7 global trends in education we wish would make their way to U.S schools

7 global trends in education we wish would make their way to U.S schools

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Heroic man sets up makeshift school under a bridge in New Delhi to educate India’s underprivileged children

Heroic man sets up makeshift school under a bridge in New Delhi to educate India's underprivileged children

In many places throughout the world, going to school takes a backseat to more pressing necessities (such as helping parents farm, caring for young children in the home, and finding work at a very early

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Kazoo is a fantastic new magazine that inspires girls to be smart, strong & true to themselves

Kazoo is a fantastic new magazine that inspires girls to be smart, strong & true to themselves

Kazoo Magazine, a print publication for girls ages 5-10 just debuted its inaugural issue. The brainchild of Editor-in-Chief, Erin Bried, who worked at Conde Nast for two decades on multiple magazines

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Why putting washing machines in schools is a surprisingly effective way to boost attendance

Why putting washing machines in schools is a surprisingly effective way to boost attendance

Spin, rinse, study? School absenteeism has officially become a widespread issue in education with 11% of elementary school children and 18% of high schoolers missing 15 days or more of school each year.

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New Rhode Island law allocates a measly 20 minutes of recess time for kids

New Rhode Island law allocates a measly 20 minutes of recess time for kids

The empty playground scene above has become all too common in today’s schools. Recess time is at an all time low in American schools, with many schools cutting back recess to mere minutes a day, or

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Award-winning ‘NaturePlay’ film offers an inspiring look at Scandinavia’s nature-based education system

Award-winning 'NaturePlay' film offers an inspiring look at Scandinavia's nature-based education system

Nature-based education is just starting to get a foothold in America, the land of standardized testing and tightly planned curriculum, but it’s the norm in some areas of the world. NaturePlay is a new

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Interactive kid’s calendar is handcrafted by refugee women using upcycled materials

Interactive kid's calendar is handcrafted by refugee women using upcycled materials

Despite the fact that summer is in full swing, playing “school” never goes out of season for some tots. Child’s Cup Full‘s interactive calendar is the perfect enriching activity

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Charlie the robot helps diabetic children learn how to manage their symptoms and medication

Charlie the robot helps diabetic children learn how to manage their symptoms and medication

In America, approximately 20,000 children have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, which can be an exceptionally challenging disease to manage. Because the body does not produce any insulin to balance

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The Edible Learning Lab teaches students the process of food production from soil to table

The Edible Learning Lab teaches students the process of food production from soil to table

The Edible Learning Lab is an afterschool program for students to learn through the process of food production from soil to table. Even a quick inspection will reveal that this generation is woefully

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9 forest kindergartens around the world where the sky’s the limit in teachings among the trees

9 forest kindergartens around the world where the sky's the limit in teachings among the trees

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