Category Archives: learning

Hella SCIENCE on YouTube

So many video resources about SCIENCE!!! YouTube Science Some cool “Critical Thinking” YouTube Channels    Minute Physics  Numberphile  Minute Earth  V Sauce Vi Hart  Veritasium  Sixty Symbols  Big Think  CPG Grey  It’s Okay to Be Smart   The Brain Scoop <Computerfile>  … Continue reading

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MINUTE EARTH: Fantastic Short Science Videos for Kids on YouTube

Happy Back-to-School / Find-Your-Brain Season, 2019!   Q:  Why not help make kids’ SCREEN TIME *VALUABLE* (for a change)??? A:  Check out MINUTE EARTH on YouTube!   ⇒ Just CLICK HERE  ⇐ URL:  https://www.youtube.com/user/minuteearth/playlists?view=50&sort=dd&shelf_id=5 (Found courtesy of the incomparable ScreenagersMovie.com.) Check … Continue reading

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The Story of the Chinese Farmer

A timeless, and arguably priceless, tale, FWIW.   The Story of the Chinese Farmer [2:02]:   ♦

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Exploring Our New Middle School

September 3rd 2019   I have a Back-to-School Parent Trick I will gift you here.  It is a passport to the inside of your child’s classroom.  Better than flowers, or a gift card or a…  [shudders] mug.  For the mere price of … Continue reading

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ClaraJane Comedy Camp – Round Two

Friday, August 30th 2019 Improv Boston Comedy Camp for CJ – round two!   First Day Back:   Second Day Back:   Friday Student Showcase:     2019-08-30 ClaraJane’s Comedy Camp Showcase [2:02]:   ⇒ SHOW LINK:  https://venue.streamspot.com/video/903148d941   And lo! … Continue reading

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Potty Times – Island Camping Edition

Wednesday, August 14th 2019 Camping on their favorite Boston Harbor Island (Lovell’s), Mamma is escorting Girl on her Potty Emergency Quest. Mom: [Starts speed walking, helpfully.] Girl: Mom DON’T!!! Wait for ME! Mom: [Slows down.]. I’m sorry Honey. I know … Continue reading

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For What Purpose??

Tuesday, August 13th 2019   My very intelligent, sweet, extremely articulate and cooperative (11 y/o) Boy successfully negotiated permission from me this morning to download Minecraft to his new computer.  I was actually glad to hear he wants to get … Continue reading

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