Weekly Warm-Up: 5 Ways to Use our Tabletop Maps This Summer

This blog entry is about fantastic, family-friendly ways to use our MapMaker Kits. Want to learn more about MapMaker Kits? Want to know what a MapMaker Kit is? Read through this blog entry or watch this video to find out! You always need one when you least expect it. Like when your phone dies and you can’t look at the app. Or when the internet is down … Continue reading Weekly Warm-Up: 5 Ways to Use our Tabletop Maps This Summer

12 Things We Learned This Week!

What did you learn this week? Let us know in the comments or at education@ngs.org. This week, we learned … … that breakfast is not the most important meal of the day.   … how a secret forest grew without anyone noticing.   … that railway stations are the architecture of democracy, and airports are just out-of-town sheds.   … how Silicon Valley is reimagining … Continue reading 12 Things We Learned This Week!

Media Monday: A *FUN* Focus on Vocabulary

Summertime is a great time of year—warm weather, no school, and family fun! But with summer comes the undeniable fact that kids can start to forget what they’ve learned throughout the year. Without continuing to practice learning, students may return to school in the fall having forgotten a few things. Take some time out today to think about what your kids may forget this summer. Does spelling … Continue reading Media Monday: A *FUN* Focus on Vocabulary