Because We Are Makers In All Cities

MakerFaire boy driving robot

Thanks to Barnes & Noble, Maker Faires are appearing this weekend in cities all across the US.  Gavin has been excitedly awaiting the Mini Maker Faire for over two months. Promotional flyers have been decorating his room. He took enough postcards to invite his Cub Scout Pack. He has even considered the red robot for the theme of … Continue reading Because We Are Makers In All Cities

The Future Has Arrived!: Back To The Future Day

Back To The Future 4

Since today is "Back To The Future Day", the kids have been having some fun with costumes and reenacting scenes. Today was the very day that Marty McFly and Emmett Brown go to in the future in the movie "Back To The Future II".

My 5 Favorite Free Audio and Video PC Apps for DIY Digital Homeschool

boy with an InnoTab tablet

What happens when kids get a hold of a shiny new DVD or CD?  You're lucky if it will ever play again.  My solution is not to put a hard copy in my kids hands at all. Digital copies don't get scratched.  Scratched disks aren't the only problem with DVDs, though.  A lot of devices are … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Free Audio and Video PC Apps for DIY Digital Homeschool