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  • 10 Facts About Summer Slide for a Productive School Break

    As the old saying goes, “If you don’t use it, you lose it.” And over the summer, kids from every grade level stop actively learning, losing a good bit of what they’ve absorbed during the school year. It’s called “summer slide,” “brain drain,” or “summer learning loss,” and it occurs when students “turn off their [...]

  • The Skills Needed to Fill The Jobs of the Future

    In the past ten years alone, technology has made more of an impact on society than almost any other phenomenon has managed in the past century. Even on the most basic level, from the way we get our news, to the way we go to work, technology is disrupting the way we do almost everything. [...]

  • Benefits of Technology & the Right Kind of Screen Time for Children

    When talking about the benefits of technology for children, does being a summer tech camp make us biased? Well, I wouldn’t say biased. If anything, it makes us informed. So, let’s clear the air. Are there cons to exposing kids to technology? Of course. Like all things, there has to be a good and a [...]

  • Yes, Video Games are Good...for Your Mind and Body

    Believe it not, scientific research confirms video games are good for you. In fact, several studies (which we'll get to in a second) support the findings. I know, it’s hard to wrap your head around such a fact after years of listening to “don’t sit too close to the TV, you’ll ruin your eyes,” or [...]

  • Prevent the Summer Slide and Turn Brain Drain to Brain Gain

    It’s all too familiar. July rolls around and the kids start getting up later and later each day. You realize there’s a problem when the first text you receive from your teen is “Good morning. What do we have for lunch?” Something just isn’t right there. And while the sleeping in is one thing, it’s [...]

  • Introducing Nintendo Labo: A Parent's Guide

    If you own a Nintendo Switch, chances are you’ve heard about Nintendo’s latest gadget—the Nintendo Labo. If not, you’re in for a surprise! (Hint: Nintendo has found a new way to wrestle your credit card from your wallet.) Labo is Nintendo’s new accessory for the Nintendo Switch, and expected to be a big hit when [...]

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