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

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Lessons in hope & patience–waiting for travel to return

by Stacey Ebert / Mar 01, 2021 /
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In the United States, we’re now officially entering the 12th month of the global pandemic. It’s probable that even if you’ve been living under a rock, in some way or another, your life has been affected by COVID-19. This past year, we’ve been living under a microscope.

Music of Resonance, Resilience, Connection

by Kerry Dexter / Feb 15, 2021 /
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Connection, learning, grieving, resilience, recovery: these are among the gifts music offers.

Music of Resonance, Resilience, Connection

How to Eat Well When You're Exhausted from Homeschooling the Kids

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It has been a long 12 months for the majority of parents across the country. With schools being closed for many towns and cities, many parents have either been forced or made the choice to homeschool their kids in order to keep them as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photographer Spotlight: Paul Sorrell

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Always entranced by birds, I can never get enough of birdwatching–whether outside in real life, or (especially in winter) via books and the internet. We were lucky enough to publish an excerpt from renowned wildlife photographer Paul Sorrell’s new book, Getting Closer

Snow Tracks

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Publisher's note: we LOVE the amazing articles from our US Fish and Wildlife Service about our natural world. Here's one about tracks in the snow!

Who goes there? Winter is a great time to find out. The snow tells secrets about the natural world.

In woods and plains and less trafficked city streets, the movements of many shy creatures can be revealed in a fresh cover of snow.

Story in the Snow at the National Elk Refuge, Wyoming

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Snow can reveal the mysterious lives of critters in the night.

These tracks were made by elk. The tracks indicate that elk were zig-zagging through the snow, digging for vegetation buried beneath.

Story in the Snow at the National Elk Refuge, Wyoming

The Complete Guide to Vanlife Scotland: Costs, Routes, & Everything Else You Need to Know!

by Cazzy Magennis / Feb 03, 2021 /
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Toward the end of 2020, my boyfriend and I had the most wonderful time driving across almost all of Scotland. For 2 months, we explored the stunning coastlines and rugged mountain peaks. We spent all but a few nights wild camping, enjoying the calm and scenic countryside Scotland has to offer.

NC500 roads. From The Complete Guide to Vanlife Scotland: Costs, Routes, & Everything Else You Need to Know!
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Want to Teach and Travel the World? Let’s go!

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Let’s be honest: the last few months have really made us want to leave our houses, jump on a plane and go somewhere, anywhere, far, far away. And yes, at the moment it might seem like being able to travel again is still far in the future, but as the world slowly starts to open up again, we can prepare for the day we can happily step out of house and into the big, wide world. 

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