College preparation during 11th and 12th grade can be so difficult for families. I've counseled many young folks in high school through the maze of applying for … [read more]
Why can’t school be more like summer camp?By approaching lessons and units with the perspective of camp counselors, you can inject the wonder and motivation that so often disappears in our testing-crazy times. Tutu is a name for a grandparent in Hawaii. When our grandsons come to spend time with us, we say they are at Camp Tutu! Welcome to Camp Tutu, my way of energizing science lessons!
Fall is the time for college preparation! Have you got a child in 11th or 12th grade?(updated September 2017) I've counseled young folks in high school … [read more]
Bubble activities are fun and motivating for children. The way bubbles float in the air seems magical and they are so pretty. Popping them is fun too! It's easy … [read more]
A solar eclipse is a great learning opportunity for space systems and Earth-sun-moon. Humans have been observing eclipses for millennia, and they were often … [read more]
Making a rubber band car is fun for experiments and learning about potential and kinetic energy. It's fun and easy to build a rubber band car. It's a great … [read more]