New to Learning at Home? Start Here:

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 18, 2020 /
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Recently, because of the COVID-19 virus and its implications for education, I was interviewed by Matt Villano for his CNN article on How 'regular school' parents can homeschool their kids. The article is packed with experts sharing interesting information for parents, and he included my advice on getting kids outside (you know that is a passion of mine!).

Your Guide to the Best Resources for Learning at Home

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 18, 2020 /
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Learning at home? The internet is a big place!! Here’s our ever-evolving guide to the best free online educational resources. (Just started homeschooling? Read our New to Learning at Home? Start Here.) Let’s go!

Your Guide to the Best Resources for Learning at Home

A Must-Read Children's Book: Onyx Says: What If I Try?

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I recently discovered an incredible and important new book series by writer Lisa Sterne, called Onyx Says. The series is designed to help children develop coping skills while creating themselves. The first book, What If I Try, gave me goosebumps when I first read it, and I teared up to think of the powerful way that Onyx helps kids help themselves. It's an excellent and fun read, both inspiring and full of joy. Highly recommended! 

Linking Human Rights and Climate Change

by Sarah Carter / Sep 21, 2021 /
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Whether you think you are or not, everyone is affected by climate change. The climate crisis urgently needs individual and international attention.Human beings are the primary cause of the situation that we are currently in, and all humans are suffering the consequences of our collective actions.

Linking Human Rights and Climate Change

Music for Friendship and Resilience

by Kerry Dexter / Sep 20, 2021 /
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For journeys of geography, imagination, or heart, resilience and friendship make fine traveling companions. The creativity of these musicians will help you think about these things.

Music for Friendship and Resilience

The Captivating Mountain Ranges of Whistler

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The mountain ranges of Whistler are some of the most beautiful in the world. Within an hour and a half outside of Vancouver, Whistler is world-renowned as a hot skiing stop, yet many don't realize how much it has besides just the slopes!

The Captivating Mountain Ranges of Whistler

If you’re curious about Whistler, here’s a taste of everything it has to offer from season to season.

Scholarships to Apply for in September 2021

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With college and graduate school tuition and fees rising each year, it's no surprise that the majority of students are stressing to find ways to cover the costs of paying for school. If you're looking to earn a few extra bucks to help you pay for college, check out these great scholarship opportunities, featured here for the month of September! 

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Back to School—Managing expectations

by Stacey Ebert / Sep 08, 2021 /
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‘Expectation is the root of all heartache’ - William Shakespeare

The Complete Guide to J-1 Students Tax Return

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Every year, thousands of people travel to the United States on J-1 visas. Every J-1 participant is required to file a J-1 visa tax return; this is required by law! Many J-1 visa holders are perplexed by the complicated tax jargon that can be found in the United States. However, it is not as complex as it appears.

Artist Spotlight: Kippy Sage

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 01, 2021 /
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The minute I saw the art of Kippy Sage, I was entranced. There's a certain joie de vivre that glows from within her art; her creativity is extraordinary! Read on for more about Kippy, including inspiration, finding her art online, and a special project with the Smithsonian.

Without further ado, the words and art of Kippy Sage...

Artist Spotlight: Kippy Sage

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