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Help NASA Choose the Next Space Suit!

NASA space suit

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) needs your help select a next-generation space suit. A team of engineers designed these suits, but NASA wants you to vote on which design is best. Let’s meet a space suit designer. Yes, that is really her job title! Amy Ross is a NASA engineer. It is…
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Encouraging self-sufficient children

self-sufficient children

Sometimes it can be a challenge to allow our children to assume more responsibility for their lives, while still providing the appropriate level of guidance. Research shows that when parents are actively involved, students are more successful. However, parents can find it difficult to support their child and also know when he or she is ready to…
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Biology Learning Resources

Science is a fun and exciting subject that fascinates many students. Biology allows us to explore how life works in plants and animals. If your children are looking for additional biology learning resources, the internet offers wonderful online activities and ideas for hands-on projects that can enrich a child’s learning experience. Laurel Springs School has curated this list…
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8 Great Valentine’s Day Activities

We encourage our families to take advantage of special days to do fun things together, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. The web has lots of resources for crafts, art projects, and learning activities themed around February 14th. We hope you enjoy exploring these ideas for Valentine’s Day activities to do with your kids. Candy…
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Goal Setting for Students

Whether you want to be a basketball star, or hope to earn straight-As in school this year, goals help to set your course in life, allow you to create meaningful connections with other people, and cultivate a sense of pride and independence. As you think about your dreams and passions, can you identify concrete goals…
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Helping Kids with Goal Setting

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” While this quote paraphrases a conversation between Alice and the Cheshire Cat in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, it begs the question: if we don’t have goals, how can we plot a course for our lives? A Wall Street Journal article said,…
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Laurel Springs School Celebrates Martin Luther King Day

Today we celebrate Martin Luther King Day. While Dr. King was a minister and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, he is most remembered for his civil rights activism and tragic death. It has become a national tradition to honor his life’s work by participating in service projects that help better our local communities and the larger world.…
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Learning about the U.S. Capitol

The 21st Century Tools blog provides resources for online learning from Laurel Springs School. Today in 1793, George Washington laid the cornerstone of the United States Capitol building. According to the U.S. Senate history archives, “The stone was blessed with corn, wine, and oil. Artillery blasts marked the historic occasion. Later those in attendance enjoyed…
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Curious about Mars?

The 21st Century Tools blog provides resources for online learning from Laurel Springs School. Books like Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles and H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds stoked fears about what life forms could exist on the neighboring planet of Mars. Comic books and movies continued the theme of questioning whether Martians (if…
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Catch Olympic Fever!

Are you on the edge of your seat as sprinters approach the finish line?  Do you feel goosebumps watching gymnasts perform seemingly-impossible feats? Do you find yourself shouting out loud to root for your favorite competitors? Why do we love the Olympics? Because they can unite people from every country and culture. Families and friends get together to watch in…
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