Osmo launched their BRAND NEW Reading Adventure just last week on National Literacy Day. It is a magical adventure game with a new approach to reading. Osmo Reading Adventure is a magical dreamworld that provides a hands-on way to build reading confidence in kids! It is innovative and independent and was developed with educators, including lifelong reading advocate LeVar Burton! Click on the link to learn more!
Do you have a future astronaut, rocket scientist, or astronomer in your family? If so, you definitely need to blast on over to your local library to check out these books! Click to read more!
Check out my Top 10 Children's Books for your Future Engineer! Have you read any of these books to your children?
Full House - An Invitation to Fractions is a book about a woman named Miss Bloom who runs an inn. She loves hosting visitors and throughout the day she welcomes new charming characters to her inn until all the rooms are filled. In the middle of the night, Miss Bloom finds all the visitors eating dessert together in the kitchen, where she discovers a delightful surprise. Read more about my thoughts on this book!
We recently picked up the 'Bedtime Math' book series from our local library. We checked out three of the books in a series of four books: Bedtime Math: A Fun Excuse to Stay Up Late, Bedtime Math: This Time It's Personal, and Bedtime Math: The Truth Comes Out. Click to read more!
Author and computer engineer, Sakina Fakhruddin (whom I interviewed in my STEM Career Series), wrote a computer science activity book for kids entitled, "A to Z Computer Science Activity Book".
If you are familiar with and love the movie, Hidden Figures, then you are familiar with Katherine Johnson. Katherine Johnson is a famous mathematician who made huge contributions to NASA's space program. Check out this children's book review on "A Computer Named Katherine".
I stumbled upon the book series "Ordinary People Change the World" earlier this year. This series of books is inspiring for children and adults of all ages! They are educational, informative, and fun for children! Read more!
The Science of Defying Gravity by LG Reed is a fun, educational, and entertaining STEM chapter book about an 11 year old named Cassie who wants to be a director in space!
For this Reading STEMs Learning Series, I’m so pleased to introduce my first guest blogger, Claire Dorsett, Associate Director of Exhibits from the Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC). Claire is a STEM professional that I recently interviewed in my STEM Career Interview Series on my blog! She has a unique background in English and has worked in New York City as an editor for a large publishing company. Check out her picks!