5 Fun STEM Summer Activities

5 Fun Summer STEM Activities for the Whole Family

This is a guest post by Ashley Pereira and Briana Hernandez of careerinstem.com We’re well into May now, which means that summer is just around the corner! Summer is a great time for the whole family; the kids are out of school, parents don’t have to shovel any more, and plenty of relaxing vacations and staycations! …

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35 Carol Dweck Mindset Quotes for Parents, Students, Business & Relationships

35 Carol Dweck Mindset Quotes for Parents, Students, Business & Relationships

Carol Dweck’s book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, is widely considered the gold standard for understanding how the brain works, and how human beings can learn to fulfill our potential.  I discovered Dweck while on vacation, and the growth mindset concept has resonated with me so profoundly, that I created a free growth mindset scavenger hunt to introduce …

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Class Dojo Growth Mindset

5 Reasons why the Class Dojo Growth Mindset Video Series Will Benefit Your Kids!

I’m guessing you’ve heard the phrase “Growth Mindset.”  Maybe, you’ve read my article about the difference between growth vs. fixed mindsets or an introduction to Carol Dwek’s landmark book about mindset. Perhaps you’ve signed up for our free & fun, 7-day kids growth mindset scavenger hunt? You’ve probably also heard of Class Dojo,  an exceptional classroom management software that is …

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How to Encourage Girls in STEM Infographic

7 Proven Steps to Encourage Girls in STEM Infographic

If you are here, then you painfully aware of the disappointing lack of diversity in STEM fields such as engineers, software developers, architects, and mathematicians. The good news is the economic opportunity for our girls is MASSIVE.  Plus the societal benefits are big too.  Almost everyone wants to work on things that have an impact and …

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Growth Vs Fixed Mindset

27 Examples of a Growth vs Fixed Mindset in Kids

If you are a manager, parent, educator, business owner or in a serious relationship, then understanding the difference between a Growth vs Fixed Mindset is critical to your success. I stumbled upon this concept while reading Dr. Carol S. Dweck’s bestselling book Mindset  on vacation in January.  I’m such a believer in the idea that my last …

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Michael Jordan Growth Mindset

7 Inspiring Michael Jordan Growth Mindset Lessons for Parents Trying to Raise Successful Kids

I’m sure you know who Michael Jordan is.  But did you know that there are numerous stories in his life where he struggled, failed, and made bad choices?  Often we fantasize what it would be like to be an all-star athlete, but fail to appreciate the grit required to achieve those successes.  Michael Jordan’s life …

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Everyone can create

31 Awesome Student Activities that Apple’s Everyone Can Create Curriculum Enables.

On March 27th, 2017, in addition to a new iPad, and some very cool teacher tools, Apple announced its new curriculum for schools called “Everyone Can Create.”  This class structure teaches students how to express themselves and become “creators” through video, music, photography, and art.  Learning how to build something has been central to having …

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5 Growth Mindset Skills That Enabled Albert Einstein’s Achievements

Did you know that Albert Einstein failed his first college entrance exam, and had to retake it before entering the prestigious Polytechnic Institute in Zurich, Switzerland?  Yes, he was already raising the bar in math and physics as a high school student, but he struggled in many other classes.  French, in particular, was the bane …

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6 renowned experts advice & tips on how parents can teach your child to code.

I’m guessing that if you are reading this, you don’t need to be convinced why it is important to teach your children to code.   You may be aware that Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, is pushing Apple to help teach K12 students to code.  You’ve heard the facts that the US Bureau of …

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