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How do Kids Learn?

There have been a lot of studies done about how children learn. Since the early 1970’s researchers have been studying individual learning styles. They agree that a variety of patterns appear in a typical classroom. Understanding your children’s learning styles can help break ineffective study patterns that get in the way of your child’s learning. […]

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Summer Internship 2015

This summer I had the opportunity to work at the Niles Public library as an intern. I was not sure what to expect when I came in my first day. Was I just going to get a job and do that for the next three hours? Maybe help volunteers at the Children’s Summer Reading Program? […]

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Super Hero Puppets Pop Up Here

Puppeteer Mark Nichols mesmerized a crowd of 32 on Wednesday, July 29 with his puppet-making event. Kids turned lunch bags and coloring sheets into “talking” superheroes. Batman and Thor were pretty popular, although so was Sonic the Hedgehog. (He’s a superhero? Who knew?) Mark’s company, The Puppet Place, holds arts and puppetry workshops far and […]

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