Microschool District Summit

This event was hosted at the Castle in Maryland run by the Good Knight Child Empowerment Network. It brought together these microschools, their students, and their families. Time was spent meeting and collaborating with members that we had only seen on Zoom. As part of the event we took time to learn about the Castle…

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Don’t Be Afraid of Science

Teaching science in a microschool tips for those that don’t feel confident in their understanding of science As a preface for this piece, I was a middle school science teacher in the public school system for 10 years. Then and now, I find that there is almost a mysticism around science. I want to help…

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It Can Take Time: Community Building and Microschools

This was my second year offering STEM activities in the summer for all ages at the local park. Last year, I held the event in hopes of setting the stage for students to come to my school. I only had two students sign up, and I did not have any students sign up for the…

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Mist Bubble Madness: A STEAM Activity for Children of All Ages!

For all the STEAM enthusiasts out there here is a fun device you can make to use with children of all ages at events and in your schools/learning groups. Add picture This is a mist bubble maker that I built. I got the idea from Steve Spangler. With the addition of a portable battery, I…

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Take A Look At This Book

How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7: by Joanna Faber and Julie King This is a book all about remembering that even the littlest of kids are whole people too. I know that for many the ages in this book might be too low to…

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