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Expert Tips on Getting Girls Into STEM

Since 1990, the percentage of women working in STEM related fields has declined. Studies show, while there are no gender differences in STEM abilities, there are gender differences in in interest and confidence in STEM subjects at an early age. This matters, as if they do not think they are capable in STEM, they will…

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Beyond Workbooks: 10 Creative Ways to Stop Summer Brain Drain

Studies have shown that students lose between 1 to 3 months of learning over the summer, with math skills taking the biggest hit. Kids need downtime, but there are several fun ways to engage your kids over the summer to help minimize summer brain drain. Just talking to your kids, telling them stories and listening…

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Stop Summer Brain Drain

According to the National Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University, students who do not participate in summer learning, lose about 2 months worth of grade level skills in both math and reading. Most kids have few opportunities to practice math and spelling skills over the summer, and their test scores are lower at…

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Give the Gift of Success!

This holiday season, you can give “Sabotage at the Space Station” as a gift to your favorite junior mathematician, scientist, or engineer to empower their success!  Here’s how: If you use iTunes on a PC or Mac: From our website, click Download on the App Store in the upper right corner.  This will take you to…

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“Crazy Aunt Lindsey” Teaches Chemistry to Kids

Check out this fun video featuring “Crazy Aunt Lindsey” teaching kids all about the chemistry of butter-making.  Her zany but serious enthusiasm for chemistry reminds us of our very own Junior Agent Sparks! Crazy Aunt Lindsey has more science fun on her website titled, “Welcome to the Fab Lab”. Watch the chemistry fun at http://boingboing.net/2013/09/11/kids-learn-butter-making-and-c.html!  

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Back to School Tips

This article from Lifehacker has some great tips for preparing for back to school.  Of course, we would add one more: Download Sabotage at the Space Station to refresh your math skills and get a jump start on math for this year! http://lifehacker.com/four-things-you-should-do-now-to-get-ready-for-back-to-1071777938?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+lifehacker%2Ffull+%28Lifehacker%29

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How to Give the Game as a Gift

We’ve had several people ask us how to give our game to someone as a gift.  What a great idea!  The game makes a great gift for daughters, granddaughters, nieces, cousins, teachers, and anyone else who wants to play a fun math adventure game!  So to give our game to someone, just follow the instructions…

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