Science and Tech Opportunities for Teens and Tweens

Science and Technology Opportunities For #Kids #MLTVkids #STEMMy 11 year-old daughter is a self described “Geek”. I discouraged her, worrying that the word carries far too much negative connotation. But as usual she is schooling me, embracing the word in her own way, pushing the boundaries of its’ outdated definition. Jaedyn is a young black female focused on science, history and the technology that opens a bigger window to both.  [Read more…]

Black History Month Events in Chicago 2015

Black history Events In #Chicago #MLTVchiThe one thing Black History Month is not is just for black people. Black History Month was brought about because of the lack of education for the masses regarding the contributions of black people to the foundation of this country and society at large.

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Stop Condemning Social Media and Start Teaching It

#SocialMedia Should Be Taught Not Feared #MLTVsocial

I’m really tired of hearing people complain about the social feeds of young people when they are doing nothing to teach those same kids how to engage in social effectively. I especially get frustrated when the complainers are people who don’t have any real social acumen themselves. How can you judge something you don’t even know how to use? [Read more…]

9 Parent Teacher Conference Must Haves To Advocate For Your Child

Parents Prepare To Advocate For Your Child #MissLoriConcert

This week I’m heading to my childs’ school for report card pick up and that education staple, the parent teacher conference. I’m ready for this dance because I have been talking to the teachers, advocating for my child and nipping problems in the bud, all quarter long. If you suspect there is a problem in your childs’ class and you are waiting until the parent teacher conference to address it with the teacher then you are late to the party. [Read more…]

8 Things To Do Before School Begins and Summer Ends

8 Things To Do Before School Begins #MLTVkids

There is about a month left of Summer which means I have things to do before school begins! I don’t know about you but it feels like the end of Summer and the beginning of school is coming faster than ever. [Read more…]