4 Winter Warmup Recipes

If it's cold where you live now, chances are you're trying to warm up on the outside by snuggling close to the fireplace or wrapping up in a fuzzy sweater. Bring your family in the kitchen and help them warm...

Alternative Gift Giving Ideas

Whether you’ve found your child an educational gift that will further learning or a toy that gives back to charity, traditional gift giving can be fun and personal. But giving a gift that doesn't come in a...

Gifts That Give Something Back

The holidays are a busy time of year, especially for parents and Learning Coaches who are heavily invested in their children’s education. Learning Liftoff is here to save you time and provide you with ideas...

9 Winter Holidays Around the World

We tend to think of winter as a time of rest, hibernation, and quiet. But a look at the calendar reveals many holidays around the world that prove this impression entirely wrong. The cold months are clearly a...

The Science of Snowflakes

You don’t have to be a scientist to get a thrill out of these. We all love snowflakes—more accurately called snow crystals. They are some of nature’s most beautiful designs. Often of astounding...

Full Moon Facts vs. Fiction

From Werewolves to the “lunar lunacy effect,” there are several stigmas associated with the full moon. It is difficult to trace how far back these associations go and Shakespeare’s Othello is even quoted...

5 Tips to Prevent Cyberbullying

From Facebook to Vine to Instagram, kids are using a wide range of technology—which leaves them vulnerable to cyberbullying. Cyberbullying involves unkind or untrue statements and pictures posted online...

6 Ways to Prevent Bullying Behavior

Parents don’t set out to raise a bully. Nonetheless, there's a proliferation of bullying behavior in society that's led to National Bullying Prevention month. As is the case with many problems, there are...

12 Education Blogs We Love

As parents, you're constantly scouring the web for the the freshest ideas, infographics, news, videos, and more around education. It's easy to become overwhelmed with all of the information available - and...

TED Education: All About Tsunamis!

Ever wonder what causes those huge, destructive waves called tsunamis? This animated video from TED Ed is less than four minutes, but in that time your mid-elementary student (or higher) will get a solid...