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The Push for Philosophy in Elementary Schools

The history of Western education is deeply rooted in philosophy. The very first academy in Ancient Greece was Plato’s school of philosophy, the first in a long line of educational institutions stretching through Antiquity and the Middle Ages right up to modern schools and universities. The original academies were completely devoted to higher learning, and […]

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How To Prevent Summer Brain Drain

There are few things more satisfying than hearing the bell ring on the last day of school for the year, with the knowledge that summer vacation is stretched out before you. I remember those months seemed open-ended with possibility, although now as a parent to a toddler they are a looming source of stress. Whether […]

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What an honor! Matific wins 2016 SIIA CODiE

Matific has participated in the SIIA CODiE Awards four years running.   Over the years, we have met some amazing judges all over the country and had fantastic experiences (and gotten some great stories along the way).  We have been honored to be included as a finalist in multiple categories all four years, side by side […]