Social Media Trend That Can Be Used in Education

There is a  trend in social media that is gaining ground. This trend lends itself to disseminating a ton of information in a short amount of time. (hence its popularity on social media platforms) The good news is that you can use this same idea in your education/homeschool with very little work because I am going to provide some templates for you that were provided to me through another company. There is no fear of copyright infringement as these were given away to anyone as a marketing device. So without further ado, here they are:

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A Creative and Tasty Way to Teach Colors and Other Things Part 2

Middle Years

Process and Alterations:

Use the same lesson as Part 1 but this is with some expansions and alterations:

We will be involving a little bit of physics, math, and chemistry as well as learning the colors. So you can follow the steps in Part 1 similarly to get your student to experiment and discover how color works. Ideally you want to have them create a color wheel or some organized chart to display their findings before even knowing a color wheel exists. But here are some more alterations you can make to the lesson:

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A Creative and Tasty Way to Teach Colors and Other Things Part 1

CupcakesMy wife and I like to bake. I am more breads, pizza doughs, souffles and cookies. She is all about cake: 3 tiered cakes, cake pops, cupcakes (Cupcake Wars is a favorite show of hers), and muffins which is our justification for eating cake for breakfast. Not too long ago, she was making some form of cake for an event. Our daughter is learning her colors. I put the two together to come up with an amazing lesson. Not just for colors but for physics, chemistry, math, and the culinary arts.

Here is what I came up with:

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Teach Your Kids to Fail Properly

One of the most difficult things in life to get over is failure. Failure stings, depresses, oppresses, and creates discouragement. It is very hard to get back on that horse and try again if we are never properly taught how to fail properly. Is there a proper way to fail? I argue there is. I guess it would be considered more a strategy on how to handle failure or a paradigm shift in regards to thinking about failure. However, instead of me pontificating about this shift, I am going to let Disney express my thoughts:

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