10 Reasons to Show the Library Some Love This Summer

Okay. We’re about halfway through summer, so there’s a really good chance you’re tired. Tired of the heat. Tired of the house-sized bugs (Oh, is that just Houston?), and probably tired of the fighting. These are all perfect reasons to show your local library some love this summer. Read More

Interview with Nir Kessler, Founder and Owner of Akibabus Ltd

Boxitale™ is a new experience. We say ‘Play the Story’ and that’s exactly what it is. It’s a playable story that kids become part of. It’s not just a game. It’s a story driven integration between a board game and an app. Kids become invested in the stories. They are able to continue the story and then they can integrate what they done while playing the game into the story and take it further. Read More

Teacher’s “Summer Packet” Includes No Homework at All, and We Love It

Many times, especially in higher grade levels, students receive lists of things they need to accomplish before the next school year begins: summer reading lists, math drills and worksheets, and more. It can destroy the purpose of a summer break, which should be rest and rejuvenation for kids who work hard and learn so much throughout the school year.  Read More

94% of Teachers Spend Their Own Money on Classroom Supplies

This might not sound like a lot of money for some, but taking into account that school teachers earn less than the average college graduate, are often not given cost of living raises (and, because of inflation, their income has actually gone down the last 15 years), and have to teach more children with less resources every year, it is a lot. Read More