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Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Physics at Home: Static Electricity

By Penny Noyce Sometimes the simplest of home experiments can lead to great exploration. Lots of parents are familiar with classic demonstrations of static electricity.  Rub a balloon on your … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tumblehome Kicks off 2013 with Kickstarter – Dr. Tan’s Supergrams

At Tumblehome Learning we are all about hands-on learning, and putting together our Kickstarter project has been an exercise in practicing what we preach. Kickstarters are just what the sound … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

TIMSS Test Results – What they are and why Massachusetts performed so well

We’re used to hearing policymakers and business leaders bemoan how poorly American students perform in math and science. So it was pleasant to hear that the 2011 TIMSS (Trends in … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment