It's important to know how to teach your kids cybersecurity basics.
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Cybersecurity for Kids: 5 Best Tips for Teaching the Basics

The topic of internet safety and cybersecurity for kids should be at the core of every parent’s and educator’s mind. For this reason, we’ve prepared the following five tips you can use to teach your kids cybersecurity basics. 

STEM Gifts for Kids are good ideas to offer fun, educational experiences.
At HomeAmanda Vaden

13 STEM Gifts for Kids & Teens in 2022

Whether it’s for the holidays, a birthday, or as a reward for making good grades, STEM gifts for kids are a wildly popular option for a variety of ages and skill levels. But you may be asking yourself, how do I pick the right STEM gift for the special kids in my life? This guide will help you out.
Fostering a healthy relationship with technology is important at home and in school.
At HomeKate Sheppard

How to Develop a Healthy Relationship With Technology: 4 Ways to Encourage Digital Well-Being

Technology can be overbearing, leading to difficulties with our emotional health, social connections, and productivity, as well, which is why establishing a healthy relationship with technology is so critical. 
There are kid-friendly versions of common therapeutic techniques used by professionals to help kids with anxiety.
At HomeBreanna Leslie

How To Help Kids with Anxiety: 10 Ideas to Try

Just like the presentation of anxiety varies between adults and kids, so too do the coping skills. While they may be similar and address the same symptoms (racing thoughts, breathing, heart rate), there are kid-friendly versions of common therapeutic techniques used by professionals.
Discussing climate change with kids can seem like a daunting task, but kids benefit from having a better connection to the planet.
At HomeKate Sheppard

Climate Change for Kids: Encouraging a Connection Between Kids and the Planet

Although climate change is something that affects everyone on the planet, it’s often having the hard talks that can be the most difficult part of it all. Your kid might already be aware of the issues, or they might be unaware of how serious the situation is, so gauging what they know already is a good starting point. 
In today's world it's important to teach students about cybersecurity.
At HomeSphero Team

Un-complicating Cybersecurity: 3 Ways to Teach Students About Cybersecurity

Teaching kids about cybersecurity from a young age protects not only them, but also our communities, schools and companies, and countries from digital threats and attacks. This blog offers fun, new ways to teach kids about cybersecurity.

A boy and a girl sit at a table while dying eggs make silly faces into a spoon.
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15 Wacky Wednesday Ideas: Easy & Fun Activities in 2022

Making learning fun and engaging for your students can sometimes feel like pulling a cat out of a hat, especially if you’ve created multi-medium lesson plans for many years. Thankfully, there’s a quick and easy way to add some excitement into your in-person and virtual classroom: Wacky Wednesday.

A girl looks frustrated at the kitchen table as she looks at he tablet while her mom leans in to assure her.
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Stress Management for Kids: 9 Ways To Reduce Student Stress In 2022

Everybody experiences stress and deals with stress differently. When kids experience stress, though, they may not have the ability to manage these stressful feelings using healthy behavior.
Two teenage girls work together in a makerspace to build an invention on top of their Sphero RVR.
At HomeAmanda Vaden

What Third-Party Hardware is Compatible with Sphero RVR?

In this blog, we’ll look “under the hood” of RVR, explore the different third party hardware that’s compatible with it, and hear from one of the engineers who worked tirelessly to bring this first-of-its-kind robot to you. 
A boy and girl sit at a table playing an arcade game built from a littleBits kit.
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What is National STEM/STEAM Day? Here are Six Ways to Celebrate

There's no debate that STEM and STEAM skills are integral in children's education. That's why every November 8 since 2015, National STEM/STEAM Day illuminates the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Encouraging children to advance in these fields will crucially support the backbone of the country — and its future.
Parents, teachers and students are making learning fun in a number of different ways, including using Sphero robots to promote creativity and collaboration.
At HomeAmanda Vaden

Learning Is Fun: How Are You Making Learning Fun for Your Kids?

Recently, in partnership with OnePoll, we surveyed1 2,000 parents/guardians and their school-aged kids to ask, “What makes learning fun?” Let’s explore the insightful responses we received to better understand how parents, teachers, and kids are making learning fun in the classroom and at home. 
7 Coping Strategies for Kids
At HomeLeah Lacrosse

7 Coping Strategies for Kids

Today, children and teens face many different issues from a variety of influences like academic, personal, extracurricular, and social pressures, all while they are also learning to develop emotionally. Children are learning to navigate new classrooms, teachers, and different expectations of teachers, family, peers, and self.