Because we bring the program to your site, there is no busing expense, and no hassle.
Velya Jancz-Urban, author of Whooo Eats What?, One Lucky Mealworm!, and Acquiescence, taught English and History at Ridgefield High School, and was the elementary
Gifted/Enrichment teacher for CT Regional School District #12. She currently lives in Connecticut with her family.
In 2010, Velya created How Cool Is That?! (Hands-On Science) because of her belief that hands-on learning is for everyone: “When I look back on the classes I remember most, without fail they involved active participation.”
With the new importance placed on standardized testing, there just isn't enough time in a school day for hands-on activities.
Students will not be glued to their chairs doing worksheets. These are hands-on classes and children will be active participants in their learning, not passive observers.
Active investigations nurture curiosity and develop positive attitudes toward science which will last a lifetime. Our programs complement K–5 curriculum and reinforce education standards.
Meet Margaret the Barn Owl and kooky science teacher Mrs. J.U. from Whooo Eats What?, the first book in a hands-on science series for children!
9/28 - 3:30pm
Dissecting Owl Pellets Workshop
Norfolk Library, CT
Collingswood Book Festival, Collingswood, NJ
11/14 - 9:30 - 11:30
Guest Speaker: The Northwest Children’s Roundtable