Category: Education

Digital Logic for Kids

If your son is interested in how computers work, you should consider this great thinking toy:  Logic Blocks from Sparkfun.  Your kid can experiment with the building blocks of logic in a real way with this kit.   No previous electronics…

How to Safely Remove a Tick

Ticks are a part of being outdoors.  These blood sucking arachnids carry disease and should be removed as soon as possible.  The sooner an attached tick is removed, the less likely it is to transmit disease.  The video below shows…

Cursive for Boys

You might be shocked (as I was) that kids are not being taught cursive in many schools.  Often they are learning how to write their name only.   We decided to write a workbook that would be fun for our sons…

Have a Super Memory

I learned a technique for memorization when I was in elementary school and I have used it dozens of times to study for tests that included long lists of concepts. These two BBC documentary “Get Smart” explain the method of…