[VIDEO] STEM Testing Shows Promise for The Nation’s Kids

Testing across the nation shows that American kids are doing well in STEM subjects – that is Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. This comes as as part of the most recent study called “The Nation’s Report Card” that is a roll-up of every state in most of the major subject areas such as Reading, Math, … Read more…

Back to School Health & Safety Recommendations – PODCAST

For the very first podcast from The Family First Show with Marijo Tinlin, we are featuring recommendations from the American College of Emergency Physicians for a Back-To-School Health Checklist as well as recommendations from The March of Dimes on the best vaccinations to make sure you get for your kids. The check list from the … Read more…

New Teaching Methods Connect Kids to Places Across the Planet

Remember film strips and big projectors?  Today’s classroom is about as far as possible away from that. With the help of technology, the farthest corners of the world are coming right into kids’ classes through Skype and other ways. Teacher Amy Rosenstein is on the cutting edge of using these innovative techniques.  From Hong Kong … Read more…

Junior Achievement Brings out the Entrepreneur in Students

Family First’s Marijo Tinlin recently interviewed the CEO of Junior Achievement USA, Jack Kosakowski about their very exciting and challenging program called JA Company Program which provides young entrepreneurs to develop a product or service from the idea to implementations stages. In the interview below, Kosakowski talks about the incredible history of this program, the … Read more…

Reasons to Buy Educational Toys

Most of the children today are preoccupied with computer games. With tables and smartphones getting popular, they are now into smartphone apps. While these games may not be bad at all as there are games that are also mentally stimulating, kids spend most of their time in playing these apps. This may not be good … Read more…