Interview With Heidi Stock, Creator of Whistlefritz CARNAVAL

The benefits of learning a second language are myriad.  There are obvious benefits – such as being able to communicate with more people and learn about other cultures – but there are less obvious benefits too.  Research shows that bilinguals develop stronger cognitive and brain processes that enable them to function better in areas that are both related and unrelated to speaking another language. Read More

Interview With Maggie Van Galen, Author of The Keeno & Ernest Book Series

Hello Mom’s Choice readers! We are coming at you with another amazing interview with one of our very own Mom’s Choice Award-winning Authors. Maggie Van Galen, Author of The Keeno & Ernest book series, sat down with us to share more about her background as a writer, how her relationship with her father influenced her path to publishing, and what she hopes her books get through to her readers. Read More

Why Brain Teasers Are a Good Way to Stimulate Your Kids’ Brain

Why Brain Teasers Are a Good Way to Stimulate Your Kids' Brain

In the same way, our bodies need physical exercises for optimal performance, the brains also need some training to remain alert and active. Brain teasers are part of the options you can use to stimulate students’ brains. With everyday practice, your learners will learn to solve various problems easily, both in class and in life. Read More

Teacher’s Illustration About Carrying Baggage Is What We All Need to Hear

From there, she asked each student to write down things that were bothering or hurting them, crumple up the paper, and toss is across the room. The students then, one by one, walked over, picked up a crumpled sheet of paper, and read it out loud to everyone before finally placing it in a plastic bag hanging by the door. Read More

Interview with Dave Schultze, Founder of Gridopolis Games

We have a really fun, playful product for you today. We sat down with Dave Schultze of Gridopolis Games. Gridopolis is a multiplayer strategy game that allows students to not only play the game in 2-D, but it is expandable so that you can build and play in three dimensions! Read More

5-Year-Old’s Outfit Deemed Inappropriate at School, so Her Mom Took Action

There is a bright spot in all of this, though. Emily Stewart didn’t take this lying down. She didn’t just send angry words out into the universe: she went straight to the source and made a change. Because of her boldness in speaking up, the school formally changed their policies, and now administrators are no longer able to make judgment calls on the appropriateness of a child’s outfit. Read More

Interview with Joseph Cassis, Author of Squire With Fire- A Happy Dragon Tale

As a part of our ongoing interview series, we at Mom’s Choice had the great privilege of talking with Joseph Cassis, author of the Award-Winning book Squire With Fire- A Happy Dragon Tale. We have a hero (or heroine!), bravery, hard work, and s’mores, all wrapped up in a heartfelt and meaningful book. Keep reading for the full interview! Read More