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Virtual Museum Tours for Kids You Can do Right Now

Virtual Museum Tours for Kids You Can do Right Now

In this digital era many museums have put their collections online or created virtual tours that can help expand a child's mind. Google Arts & Culture has digitized the collections of numerous big museums, historic locations and wonder tours all from
Leaping into Learning

Leaping into Learning

The idea that we’ve removed recess in the name of giving children more time to work on skills that boost test scores is based on an absolute failure to understand the developmental link between play and healthy brains.
The Full Measure of a Child

The Full Measure of a Child

But what if our race to the top has resulted in a race to the bottom, at least in terms of taking the fun out of learning? In our rush to get back to the basics, we may have forgotten something very basic: there’s profound and genuine joy ...
Kids and Climate Without Tears

Kids and Climate Without Tears

Our kids have enough to worry about without adding the climate apocalypse—fires, mudslides, droughts, heat waves, hurricanes, and floods—to the list. I want the children in my programs to fall in love with the natural world...
Where Have All the Children Gone?

Where Have All the Children Gone?

I worry that there there may be equal cause for alarm in a “silent summer” of backyards devoid of children’s voices. Parents used to have to shoo their kids outdoors to play. Now we hardly know that they are home. And that is not a good thing.