Excellence in Education

Mystery of the Mayan Medallion at the Boonshoft

Mystery of the Mayan Medallion at the Boonshoft

  An archeological team has mysteriously disappeared while investigating rumors of a priceless jade medallion buried in the ruins of Palenque, deep in the rainforest of Mexico.  Can you help solve the Mystery of the Mayan Medallion? You can now at the Boonshoft Museum through January 6th!  Follow the clues the team of explorers left(…)

McDonald’s Open Door Tour – Interesting Facts Part III

McDonald’s is committed to their local community.  Did you know that this year, the Miami Valley McDonald’s will award approximately $40,000 to local teachers through their “Make Activities Count Grant” program? This program has benefited over 890 teachers locally since it’s beginning.  Here are a few more interesting facts about the program:    This is the 10th year(…)

Meet the Tikis of the Neon Tiki Tribe

Meet the Tikis of the Neon Tiki Tribe

While at BloggyCon this year, I had the honor of meeting the genius minds behind the Neon tiki Tribe.  Who or what are they you might be asking.  The Neon tiki Tribe  is a team of super-positive super-heroes featured in this all-new book series. Showcasing rich colors, moral stories, and a font created to help the(…)

A Monstrosity?

A Monstrosity?

By Darci Jordan, Product Review Specialist Is the monstrosity of seasonal kid flicks not entertaining your brood of little monsters this haunting season? Are you tired of vampires, vampires and more vampires? Then get your hands on a copy of Frankenstein. Not Mary Shelley’ classic original book, but Frankenstein (A Monstrous Parody) by Ludworst Bemonster.(…)

A Phone Call No One Wants

A Phone Call No One Wants

Guest post by Tabitha, Life Unadulterated “Hello, Mrs. Merry, I’m Mrs. Nurse calling from the elementary school. I just wanted to let you know that SchoolGirl was absent today and you didn’t call in her absence, just wanted to make sure she’s alright.” It’s a seemingly innocent message, meant to ensure that the attendance is(…)

Tumble Book Library – Online Resource for Kids

Tumble Book Library – Online Resource for Kids

Did you know that your kids can listen to books from ANY computer!  There are also tons of games you can play and quizzes you can take after your kids finish each story!  What a fun way to get them engaged in literacy. Here’s how to access the Tumble Book Library Go to the Just(…)