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‘Pink Tints of Blue’ App Shows that Gender Perceptions May be Easily Reconfigured

‘Pink Tints of Blue’ App Shows that Gender Perceptions May be Easily Reconfigured

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Phonetic Montessori Blocks Help Kids Read Easily and Naturally

Phonetic Montessori Blocks Help Kids Read Easily and Naturally

A gentle learning toy that is eco-friendly, helps with reading skills, and is fun to manipulate? Sign our little learners up! These Montessori reading blocks, with red consonants and blue vowels,

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This Stunning Refit of a Derelict School Building in Puerto Rico Was Inspired by the Surrounding Bamboo Forest

This Stunning Refit of a Derelict School Building in Puerto Rico Was Inspired by the Surrounding Bamboo Forest

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Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for “Solutionaries” in NYC

Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for “Solutionaries” in NYC

Ground-breaking, Maine-based educator Zoe Weil is planning a kindergarten to grade 12 school in New York City. Weil is the founder of the Institute for Humane Education in Surry, Maine. Her educational

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13 Idyllic, Organic Family Farm Stay Vacations Around the World

13 Idyllic, Organic Family Farm Stay Vacations Around the World

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Chronic Exposure to WiFi in Schools May Not Be Safe for Kids

Chronic Exposure to WiFi in Schools May Not Be Safe for Kids

In June 2014, the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Washington, D.C. issued a statement intended to reassure schools and parents about the safety of WiFi for students in schools.

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CONTEST ENDS TONIGHT! Win $100 from The Ultimate Green Store in Inhabitots’ Pinterest Contest!

CONTEST ENDS TONIGHT! Win $100 from The Ultimate Green Store in Inhabitots’ Pinterest Contest!

It’s here! Back to school season is in full swing and we want to help green your routine. We’re offering up the chance for TWO LUCKY WINNERS to win $100 worth of back-to-school essentials from The

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Schoolyards with Natural-Terrain Reduce Children’s Stress by Providing a “Peaceful” and “Calm” Environment

Schoolyards with Natural-Terrain Reduce Children’s Stress by Providing a “Peaceful” and “Calm” Environment

A recent study from the University of Colorado Boulder has demonstrated that schoolyards with natural terrain and trees, dirt and water features reduce children’s stress and inattention when

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School in England is Fingerprinting Students in the Lunch Line to Monitor Their Diets

School in England is Fingerprinting Students in the Lunch Line to Monitor Their Diets

In what’s proving to be a controversial move, the Redhill School in Stourbridge, England will be fingerprinting their students in order to help reduce long lunch lines and to “monitor pupils’

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Miss Possible Dolls Teach Girls that They Can Change the World Through Math and Science

Miss Possible Dolls Teach Girls that They Can Change the World Through Math and Science

Miss Possible is a start-up doll company created by engineering alumna, Supriya Hobbs and current engineering student, Janna Eaves. The co-partners came up with the idea of Miss Possible after realizing

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“Falling Fruit” Online Map Directs You to Fruit Trees You Can Forage in Your Neighborhood!

“Falling Fruit” Online Map Directs You to Fruit Trees You Can Forage in Your Neighborhood!

Are you starting to get a little low on the idea-o-meter for end of summer vacation activities for the kids? Well, with harvest season at full throttle, this amazing, interactive, world map from Falling

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Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

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‘Story Time from Space!’ Astronauts Read Stories from The International Space Station to Kids Around the World!

‘Story Time from Space!’ Astronauts Read Stories from The International Space Station to Kids Around the World!

Form an orderly queue, kids. Same goes for you too, parents! It seems that every budding astronaut’s wildest dreams really have come true. With the new Story Time From Space program you can soon

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Old-Fashioned Personalized Lunch Boxes Include a Chalkboard Lining to Write a Sweet Mid-Day Note to Your Child

Old-Fashioned Personalized Lunch Boxes Include a Chalkboard Lining to Write a Sweet Mid-Day Note to Your Child

Your little one can head to school in eco-style with a Dylbug personalized lunch box. Each old-fashioned lunch box is crafted of lead-free tin with a cute design on both the front and back that includes

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6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

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Why Waldorf Education Is A Great Choice For Environmentally Conscious Parents

Why Waldorf Education Is A Great Choice For Environmentally Conscious Parents

Finding decent education options for your kids is no doubt one of the most challenging and frustrating aspects of being a parent in today’s society; and we’ve spent a lot of time on Inhabitots

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Help Build a School in India with Every Purchase of Keep Leaf Litterless Lunch Gear

Help Build a School in India with Every Purchase of Keep Leaf Litterless Lunch Gear

Keep Leaf is a newer eco-minded company offering a range of products for babies, kids and adults, including an attractive range of “litterless” lunch gear. Keep Leaf has a few styles of lunch

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10 Kid-Friendly DIY Projects for the Home and Yard

10 Kid-Friendly DIY Projects for the Home and Yard

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