How being a counselor in training can benefit your teen, including building leadership skills and preparing for their first resume + job.
The Community Classroom Blog
How to Make a Math Vending Machine
Learn how to make a math vending machine for your community or school with these five steps (and a little elbow grease).
12 Math Board Games to Make Learning Fun
Looking for even more math board games to make learning fun at home or in your classroom? We have a list of tutor-curated games for you.
The Benefits of Reading to Pets (Introducing the Turtle Reading Program)
Reading to pets helps children boost their confidence, form an emotional connection, and practice in a non-judgemental environment.
Why do fall leaves change colors?
Curious about why leaves change colors in the fall? Try this simple fall science activity and explore leaf chromatography.
Tips to Combat Back-to-School Anxiety
Do back-to-school conversations cause anxiety for your child? We’ve got some tips to help prepare and decrease any stress.
How to Host a Leadership Camp for Tweens
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.
Why Summer Tutoring Makes a Difference
Summer tutoring not only combats learning loss and summer slide, as well as retain hard-earned skills and knowledge.
I want to actually LIKE learning
How an answer from a fourth-grade client cemented the power of the Community Classroom’s mission: “I want to actually LIKE learning.”
Community Leadership Camp
A leadership camp for middle school girls with a book study, leadership skill-building, and internships based on each learner’s passions.
More Outdoor (and Wet!) Math Games for Kids
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!
Free, Homemade, and Low-Cost Teacher Gifts
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!).
What to do if your child resists tutoring
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.
How to Plan For a Little Free Math Library
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.
3 (.14) Math Activities to Celebrate Pi Day
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.
Introducing Northampton’s First Little Free Math Library
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.
Valentine’s Day STEM Activities To Get Your Heart Racing
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!).
Celebrating Black Female STEM Excellence
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.
Activities to Celebrate National Popcorn Day
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.
Our Top 5 Blogposts of 2021
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.
What Exactly IS the Winter Solstice?
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 Play and Movement Matter (With Suggested Holiday Games)
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.
Miss Florence Diner Food Estimations
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.
Guinness Book of World Records Thanksgiving Estimation Activities
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.