STEM Gifts for Kids are good ideas to offer fun, educational experiences.
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14 Educational Gifts for Kids & Teens

Whether it’s for the holidays, a birthday, or as a reward for making good grades, educational gifts for kids and teens are wildly popular. But you may be asking yourself, how do I pick the right educational gift for the special kids in my life? This guide will help you out.
Students working at a makerspace style table and creating prototypes with the Blueprint Build engineering kit for kids and teens.
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Why Career and Technical Education is a Game-Changer

What does career and technical education look like in your school or district? Career and technical education (CTE) can be a game-changer for middle and high school students. CTE programs offer hands-on experience and teach practical skills students can apply in various situations. 
A group of young students work together to program Sphero indi with color tiles in a classroom.
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Child Development Resources & Activities

Child development is the process all children go through of gradually gaining the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate the world successfully.
A girl does her school work on a laptop while wearing headphones at home. This is an example of a hybrid-learning environment.
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Hybrid Learning: An Educator’s Guide

When it comes to modern education, hybrid learning continues to grow in popularity — and for good reason. 
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Join the Family Tech Back to School $10K Giveaway

We’re teaming up with over 15 other companies and organizations to introduce the first-ever Family Tech Back to School $10K Giveaway!
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. 

Fostering a healthy relationship with technology is important at home and in school.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

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.