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Every month, Imagineerz Learning is sharing more of our favorite ideas and resources: Read Aloud Suggestions Growth Mindset Tips Design Thinking Challenges Food for Thought Read Aloud: Whoosh! (Grades 4-5) A biography of a boy whose creativity, persistence, and problem-solving skills led him to create the Super Soaker Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by

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The Three Questions: What? Why? How?

  Ever wonder what we can do to help our students be resilient? At Imagineerz, a group of educators  have been studying how to make that happen. To share the ideas and resources we have developed, we are excited to launch a monthly blog post, Nurturing Resilience containing: Read Aloud Suggestions Growth Mindset Tips Design Thinking Challenges Food for

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Our Five Favorite Things to Do in July

  From delicious eats to movies under the stars, July is full of fun family opportunities. Our top five are below:    MATH MADNESS. Engage in hands-on math activities while exploring angles, patterns, structures, and shapes to construct your own designs at The Lawrence Hall of Science.  These math-themed outdoor Summer Fun Days will run

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Our Five Favorite Things to Do in June

  Summer is here! From yearly events to reopenings to new experiences, June is serving up something exciting for everybody. Our top five are below:   SAN MATEO COUNTY FAIR. The San Mateo County Fair is back! From June 5-June 13, enjoy performances, agriculture exhibits, food, and main stage concerts. Check out the new and

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Our Five Favorite Things to Do in May

  Summer is so close, but no need to wait to have fun. Here our top five activities to keep your family feeling like they’re on vacation throughout May! Feel like shopping and supporting children’s creativity and entrepreneurial skills? Check out the Acton Silicon Valley Children’s Business Fair on Saturday, May 15, from 10:30 a.m.

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Our Five Favorite Things to Do in April

  As we embrace springtime in the Bay Area, we wanted to share our five favorite activities to keep your family having fun in April! Want to participate in one of California’s largest prominent celebrations of Asian traditions? All from the comfort of your own home? Attend the 54th annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival®

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Responding to “I Can’t Do It!”

  Your child is in the driveway practicing free throws, but very few balls make it into the hoop. As the time ticks by, you start to see the look of defeat on your child’s face.  Eventually, they trudge back to the house and say, “I can’t do it.”   What can you do? Help

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i-Can! Activity Ideas

  In the park? In your living room? A house full of friends? On your own?   No matter where you are, who you’re with, or what time it is, i-Can! activities are a great way to flex your i-Can! mindset AND have fun!   i-Can! activities use a modified version of the Stanford University

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Responding to “I’m Bored”

  It’s 6:00 p.m. and your family is juggling homework, dinner, and evening extra curriculars, when you hear it, the voice of your children speaking the dreaded sentence, “I’m bored.” Your eyes widen slightly in disbelief and you wonder, “How could anyone be bored amidst this avalanche of activity?” But this time, instead of letting

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Play, Connect, Believe

  In a world full of parenting advice, we try to keep things simple. We tell parents to keep just three things in mind as you try to foster an i-Can! environment at home: Play Connect Believe   Play: It’s fun AND It Builds Your Brain Dr. Stuart Brown calls play, “The brain’s best form

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