Top Learning Games for Kids – Part 3

As the holidays are fast approaching, the Schoodoodle team has been busy finding the best learning games for kids. This year, promote learning and inspire creativity with over 100 of the best games, gadgets, and toys that kids will love. Keep your children engaged and learning long after the excitement of the holidays has passed.  And remember, every […]

Top Learning Games for Kids- Part 2

The Schoodoodle team has been busy finding the best learning games for kids. This year, promote learning and inspire creativity with over 100 of the best games, gadgets, and toys that kids will love. Keep your children engaged and learning long after the excitement of the holidays has passed.  And remember, every product in our holiday gift guide […]

National Parental Involvement Day

National Parental Involvement Day seems kind of like Mother’s Day.  I mean, we should show Mom we love her everyday, right?  But, I’m not complaining that we’ve set aside a day to recognize the importance  - of both. It is no secret that parental involvement plays a large role in the academic success of our […]

Parental Involvement: A New Metric for NYC Schools

New York City schools will soon be rated based on how well they work with parents.  This new metric was announced by  Chancellor Dennis Walcott on October 26 in a meeting introducing an overhaul of how the city’s education system engages with families.  Walcott said the plan would start with 10 to 15 pilot schools […]

Last Minute Halloween Costumes On the Cheap!

Is it really Halloween already?  Where does the time go?  And you don’t have a costume yet? Don’t panic… with a little creativity, you can shop your closet and come up with some great costume options that won’t cost you a thing.  And, if you’re dressing up for the classroom, there are even a few […]

What teachers really want to tell parents

Ron Clark, author of “The End of Molasses Classes:  Getting our Kids Unstuck, and Disney’s American Teacher of the Year as well as Oprah Winfrey’s pick as her “Phenomenal Man” recently wrote an article for CNN describing what he claims “teachers really want to tell parents.” Clark maintain, “For starters, we are educators, not nannies. […]

Back-to-School Cookies – Edible Chalkboards

Okay… I know, I know… who has time to bake cookies this time of year, right?  But, I stumbled across this recipe from Celebrations and thought it was worthy of passing along. Create edible chalkboards with these delish chocolate peanut butter cookies. Personalize the them with any school message or back-to-school saying.   Bake the […]

Back to School Supply Kits for Students and Teachers Take the Pain Out of Shopping for Supplies

Does the thought of running around a supply store with your back to school lists in hand give you a headache? Want to make Back-to-School shopping a little less confusing? A little less expensive? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, we have something just for you! Chicago School Supply and SchooDoodle.com […]

Back to School Checklist for Parents

It’s that time of year again! Depending on where you live, the 2011-2012 school year is just weeks (in some cases days) away and it is time for families to prepare to make that big shift from summer mode to back to school mode. When we shared these ten back to school tips for parents last […]

“Lock, Look, and Learn” to Keep Kids Safe in Water

Washington, D.C. – Safe Kids USA with support from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is coordinating a national public education effort to raise awareness with parents and caregivers about water safety for children and help prevent drowning and entrapment in pools and spas. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death among children ages […]