Reading to pets helps children boost their confidence, form an emotional connection, and practice in a non-judgemental environment.
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Curious about why leaves change colors in the fall? Try this simple fall science activity and explore leaf chromatography.
Do back-to-school conversations cause anxiety for your child? We’ve got some tips to help prepare and decrease any stress.
Interested in hosting a leadership camp for girls? We have the research, lesson ideas, internships, resources, and even printouts to share to help start a camp for young servant leaders in your community.
Summer tutoring not only combats learning loss and summer slide, as well as retain hard-earned skills and knowledge.
How an answer from a fourth-grade client cemented the power of the Community Classroom’s mission: “I want to actually LIKE learning.”
A leadership camp for middle school girls with a book study, leadership skill-building, and internships based on each learner’s passions.
Looking for ideas to jazz up math practice on a warm day? We have 3 ideas for outdoor math games that involve a refreshing twist: water!
Stumped by gift ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week? We have ideas for free, homemade, and low-cost gifts for the teachers in your life (plus a cool school supply cake tutorial!).
Are you ready to sign up Junior for tutoring but they are resistant to the idea? We have a few paths forward including setting goals, identifying the barriers, and developing a reward system.
Have you ever dreamed of hosting a little free math library for families in your community to check out math games? We have 10 steps to help to you plan and implement.
Looking for math activities to celebrate Pi Day and The International Day of Math? We have 3 (.14) for you to try with your kids.
The Community Classroom tutoring center is excited to celebrate International Math Day and Pi Day (3.14) with an Outdoor Launch Party to celebrate the grand opening of Northampton’s first Little Free Math Library.
Launch into love with these Valentine’s Day STEM activities and design challenges that will make your heart pitter-patter (and your STEM skills bloom!).
National Inventors Day is the time to highlight the ingenuity that has been left out of most history books: that of black, female STEM excellence.
Looking for some science and movement-based activities to celebrate National Popcorn Day on January 19th? We’ve curated the best for you and your kids or your classroom.
Just in! What were our top blog posts of 2021? Based on analytics, the tutors of The Community Classroom present the 5 most popular articles from this past year.
Wondering about the winter solstice and how to explain it to your kids? We’ve got some answers for your dinner table conversations (and some fun educational activities).
Why do play and movement matter to our kids’ brain development? We gathered the research and created some teacher-curated active family games for the holidays.
How many pounds of butter does Miss Flo’s use in a month? Find the estimation answers from the kids’ placemats at the Miss Florence Diner.
Ever wonder how many cans of pumpkin are in the world’s largest pumpkin pie? These estimation activities combine Guinness Book of World Records with estimation activities for Thanksgiving math fun.
Looking for a way to celebrate National STEM Day? Try launching turkeys into the air (turkey catapults) and other Thanksgiving STEM activities, like designing cranberry and toothpick towers.
Have a child who is preparing to take the SAT? This simple plan will help your child maximize their time and their score.
Don’t get nervous with parent-teacher conferences! These 5 tips will have you prepared, confident to ask the right questions, and ready to get the most out of the conversation with your child’s teacher.
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