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  • Four Great Summer Portfolio Projects
    Four Great Summer Portfolio Projects

    Ah, the Internet. The source of so much stuff we dislike: bullying, trolling, false information, and material that’s just plain objectionable. But there’s a lot of wonderful content out there as well, and the really great thing is that young people can add ...

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  • All About the Fidget Spinner Craze
    All About the Fidget Spinner Craze

    What are fidget spinners? They’re small devices, around three inches across, that you hold in your hand and, well, spin. They basically just sort of whizz around on their bearings (and you can make them spin pretty fast) but they serve no real purpose -- ...

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  • Four Great Outdoor Hobbies for Young People
    Four Great Outdoor Hobbies for Young People

    The summer holidays are swiftly approaching, which means it’s time to start coming up with things to do for your youngsters. While reliable activities such as summer camp, day camp or just plain loafin’ are always there, other possibilities beckon -- ...

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  • Great Resources for Homeschoolers (and Everyone Else)
    Great Resources for Homeschoolers (and Everyone Else)

    Educating at home presents many challenges, but thankfully there are loads of helpful resources available that can provide learning content, organizational tools, lesson plans and lots more. Here is just a small selection of the resources available: Google ...

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  • There Are Extroverts, Introverts -- and Ambiverts
    There Are Extroverts, Introverts -- and Ambiverts

    When we think about our sociability, we tend to think in either/or terms, as we do with so many aspects of human psychology. In other words, the question always seems to boil down to whether we are introverts or extroverts. Well, a new study suggests that ...

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