• Keyboarding Coding for Kids Subject: Coding Grade level: Grades 3-8 Website: http://www.blogging.com/kids-coding/ Description: A list of links, guides, apps, and resources from around the web to help kids learn to code and help parents/educators do the teaching.
  • New Releases King Arthur Gets a Makeover (Not THAT Kind…) It happened long ago, in the misty past, in a time we call The Dark Ages…in 1991. A wandering bard named Jim Weiss created a thrilling tale of King Arthur and his brave knights of the Round Table. People listened to the tales of Jim the Bard on ancient devices...

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  • News Lifelong Learning You’re a grown-up now (unless you are a kid viewing this on your mom’s computer, in which case you should go finish your Latin homework, and would it kill you to clean up your room without being asked, just once? Honestly, it would thrill your mother’s heart, and would lessen...

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  • News Ready for College Writing? Some aspects of college life cannot be prepared for. All-you-can-eat dining halls with ice-cream dispensers, for instance, will trump your eighteen years of nutrition lectures every time. But other preparations can be made! Learn how to teach your high-schooler the writing skills he needs for college and beyond, with Susan...

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  • News Just in Time for Mother’s Day! You know that perfect mom whose life and family are just as she’d dreamed they’d be? Yeah, we don’t know any, either. Instead of wishing you were her, why not read some honest, poignant, funny, insightful poems from a mother who has actually used the phrase, “Take that French fry...

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  • News New Name, Same Great Taste! Peace Hill Press is becoming Well-Trained Mind Press! We have been Peace Hill Press for fifteen years. We are proud of the books that bear its name, and we are proud of its associations with our local geography (although it’s somewhat misleading, since our county is nearly a swamp, and...

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  • News Are You Science-ing Right? Remember to teach your children the 5 Steps of the Scientific Method: Make an Observation Ask a Question Form a Hypothesis Test the Hypothesis Get a Baffling Result Check Wikipedia Get Distracted by Wikipedia for 15 Minutes* Test the Hypothesis Again Apologize to the Neighbors for the Broken Window Forget...

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  • News What If? Children who are learning history need to ask themselves the deep questions: What if Genghis Khan met Francis of Assisi? What would Joan of Arc say to Marco Polo? What happens if I pour Diet Coke into the keyboard of Mommy’s computer? Anticipating their developmental needs, we happen to offer...

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