Category Archives: Education

Jump on the STEM bandwagon

I have STEM religion now.  I have heard the facts, been working with the experts, and now I am fully on board.  A couple of years ago, I didn’t know what STEM meant (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and I certainly didn’t get why it was becoming such a buzz topic.  Now I get it.  The […]

Education is what matters – Mama says so!

 I recently left my retail marketing job at Sears / Kmart to contribute to something that sounded more urgent than selling toys and fitness equipment.  Don’t get me wrong, I love both toys and fitness equipment, but I am sure both will do fine without my assistance.  I joined the Sylvan Learning team where their […]

Best Teaching Website – Mama Says So

Am I the last person to know about the Kahn Academy?  This is the most brilliant website ever!  I am not ashamed to admit that my kids’ math classes have surpassed my memory of quadratic equations and plotting algebraic charts.  So where do I tell them to go when they’re stumped with their homework?  To […]