Black History Month: #7 Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with these kid-friendly videos.
Learn about the first Black American to become a bomber pilot: Les Williams. He is also one of the few surviving Tuskegee Airmen.
If you haven’t already voted today, HERE IS YOUR REMINDER!
For those of you who need an extra nudge, here’s a great clip by John Oliver that aired this past weekend explaining why it’s important:
Now that I am a parent, and my girls are old enough, I want to watch this film with them. My girls are biracial (like me) and I think it will be meaningful for them to see our family represented in the mix of families presented.
“The mustache was tired of being ignored…”
I was shocked to learn that many of my girls third-grade classmates already have Facebook accounts! When are children old enough to go on Facebook? What about Twitter? Instagram? How can we help our kids navigate in this new world of social networks?
The Learning Gap… Sometimes you see a video and it really moves you. This one did. As adults, we often forget how much we have learned. We forget how difficult and frustrating it can be as a child to become good at doing seemingly basic things. We read without thinking, calculate sales tax in our […]
What would happen if you filmed your children’s experiences for 13 years from kindergarten through high school graduation and put it all together to make a film? If you were filmmakers, Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, the result would be a new film called American Promise. This film, which won a Sundance Jury Award, airs nationally on PBS on February 3, 2014.
Ready to challenge your ideas about girls and sports? I consider myself pretty progressive. Nonetheless, I have to admit, seeing 9 year old Sam Jordan shred male opponents on her Pee Wee Football team, made me rethink my own preconceptions about girls and sports. Girls and Sports: 9 year old Sam Jordan As his article, Nine-Year-Old […]