Parent and Child Resources


Summer Learning Series - Art

July 17, 2018 Rebecca Engle

Summer Learning Series - Art

Art is an important part of life and in this entry in our Summer Learning Series, we share some activities to try different mediums, art projects that use household items, and ways to enjoy fine art at home. We also introduce Edmonia Lewis - a professional sculptor who made many famous sculptures.

Summer Learning Series - Math

July 10, 2018 Rebecca Engle

Summer Learning Series - Math

Math is a necessary skill - from bills and budgets to measurements and mileage - we encounter math in our daily lives. Some of us find ourselves using math in our jobs, much like Benjamin Banneker. In this post, we share some math activities that are relevant to our daily lives and how Benjamin Banneker used math in his work.

Summer Learning Series - Public Speaking

July 03, 2018 Rebecca Engle

Summer Learning Series - Public Speaking

For this Summer Learning series entry we explore a topic that many people struggle with - Public Speaking! Read about a woman who made public speaking a career and learn about some activities you and your child can do to practice public speaking.

Summer Learning Series - Nutrition

June 26, 2018 Rebecca Engle

Summer Learning Series - Nutrition

For this installment in the Summer Learning series, we explore something we all love - food! We take a look at some healthy eating and share how nutrition is tied to academic achievement.

Summer Learning Series - Reading

June 20, 2018 Rebecca Engle

Summer Learning Series - Reading

For this entry in our Summer Learning series we explore the wonderful world of Reading! Reading is a great past time, it can even inspire you. It certainly inspired a young boy to become a poet himself.