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  • Friday, September 22, 2023
    The digital age has ushered in a new era of possibilities in education, and one of the most intriguing developments is the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into classrooms.
  • Friday, September 15, 2023
    Doodle pad
    Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” This founding father knew a thing or two about learning and education; his words are as relevant today as they were in his time.
  • Friday, September 8, 2023
    Even though many of us feel a little sad that summer is drawing to a close, we can admit that there is excitement in the air for the impending school year.
  • Friday, September 1, 2023
    Name a skill that parents and teachers possess. It is a long and varied group of skills, right? Picking just one is difficult, but one specific talent that always rises to the top is organization.
  • Friday, July 28, 2023
    We live in a world filled with digital distractions, attracting adults and children alike. Many of us engage with social media, viral videos, and streaming services for music, movies, and television. Let’s have an honest moment- who among us has not indulged in a kitten or puppy video clip from time to time? These platforms can be wonderfully entertaining and sometimes inspirational, but nothing can replace the written word for creativity and self-expression.
  • Friday, July 21, 2023
    Have you checked the temperature outside lately? In case you haven’t noticed, the scorching heat has given new meaning to the dog days of summer. Many of us have days filled with lazy afternoons, beach trips, grilling out, and some plain old relaxation. When the temperature and the humidity soar, it becomes easy to fall into a drowsy languor. After all, we are simply trying to stay cool.
  • Friday, July 14, 2023
    In this digital age, when even the smallest children are adept at navigating devices and screens, encouraging our little ones to develop a love for reading can be quite perplexing and a bit daunting. But some challenges can be minimized with a little effort and some good, old-fashioned creativity.
  • Friday, July 7, 2023
    During the long days of summer, the sun is high in the sky, and during the short nights, we might not do more than lazily capture a few fireflies. The previous school year has been a memory for a few weeks now, and it is fair to say that educators and students love their well-deserved break away from their teacher planners and their textbooks.
  • Friday, June 23, 2023
    Monthly desk calendars at House of Doolittle
    Many parents of elementary, middle, and high school students are just as happy as their kids that it is summer break. Everyone can breathe a sigh of relief, applaud accomplishments, and relax and recharge. But one thing that concerns parents while their children are on vacation for the summer is the appearance of brain drain taking hold and erasing some of the knowledge and skills achieved during the last year.
  • Friday, June 16, 2023
    Desk calendars at House of Doolittle
    We hear terminology tossed around schools and education, but one that gains traction when classes end for the academic year is the concept of summer brain drain, summer learning loss, and summer slide. This is a phenomenon where students experience a decline or loss of academic skills and knowledge over the summer break. During the extended period away from school, without regular academic engagement or structure scheduled in planners, students may experience a regression in their learning and intellectual progress.