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Beat the winter blues with Arctic educational activities

By School Zone Staff
February 19, 2014 — Looking for activities for your kids this winter season? Check out these educational crafts that will help teach your child about the Arctic. From animals, to the Northern Lights, to the science behind snow, these activities will take your children on an exploration trip to the Arctic. Printable Arctic Animals

Valentine's Day fun facts for kids

Valentine's Day fun facts for kids
By School Zone Staff
February 10, 2014 — Decorating the annual valentine mail box and writing valentines for everyone in the class is fun, but does your child know the facts of Valentine’s Day? Historical Facts

School Zone says thanks, prepares to launch several new workbook series

By School Zone Staff
February 5, 2014 — Life moves fast, yes? To-do lists always get longer, and accomplishments can get lost in the fray. That’s why it’s important for both individuals and companies to occasionally pause and take stock. Review. Recap. Celebrate. Unbelievably, School Zone plans to launch some 45 new learning products in 2014! Whew! Our proudest achievement at the end of 2013 was the launch, for Christmas, of our Little Scholar® educational tablet for children, complete with 4 episodes of the brand-new Charlie & Company™ video series.

Fight cabin fever with laughter and learning

Fight cabin fever with laughter and learning
By School Zone Staff
January 29, 2014 — It’s a tough winter in many parts of the U.S. With wind chills sub-zero in places that are usually cold and below-freezing temperatures where they generally are not, cabin fever can settle in fast. When schools are closed, and it’s far too fierce to venture out, make the best of indoor time with traditional and e-learning tools. Taking something ordinary and giving it a bit of a twist can challenge thinking.

Common Core: targeted solution or large-scale experiment?

Common Core: targeted solution or large-scale experiment?
By School Zone Staff
January 20, 2014 — Forty-five states have fully adopted Common Core Standards and an additional state has adopted the standards for English language arts. In part, the initiative rose out of mounting frustration at U.S. ranking in international standings and lack of student preparation for today’s science and technology-centered jobs.

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