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[Surfnetkids] Annie Oakley

Dear Reader, For a few hours last week, the link to the “Whole Heart for Girls” book was broken. For those that didn’t see it last week, here it is again: Whole Heart for Girls by Dr. Amy Stark. ************This …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Nutrition

Dear Reader, As a woman and a mother, I care about girls. This new book by Dr. Amy Stark helps parents (and teachers) guide young girls toward self-esteem, and reduces the damage that can be done by cyber bullies. It …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Color Vision

Dear Reader, Did you see the huge ruckus caused by the gold and white, or blue and black dress? It’s the inspiration for this week’s topic: Color Vision.Have you looked at the calendar lately? It’s March! Pi Day is coming …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Hans Christian Andersen

Dear Reader, Today’s newsletter sponsor is my husband’s company, Pioneer Medical Alert. For over 15 years, Howard has been helping seniors stay safe in their home, with low-cost medical alert systems. I’ve been meaning to share this for years, but …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] George Washington

Dear Reader, In addition to the birthdays of Presidents Washington and Lincoln, February is Black History Month. I love the work our artist did on our Black History Month coloring pages. And here’s a roundup of dozens more Black History …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Mardi Gras

Dear Reader, Are you feeling the love in the air? Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. Here are some resources to help you celebrate: Valentine Poems website picks,…[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Chinese New Year

Dear Reader, Being a STEM fan girl, I love discovering new ways of encouraging the study of computer science. And when those new things specifically target girls? Wow! Here’s my latest find: “Lauren Ipsum: A Story About Computer Science and …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Password Safety

Dear Reader, In honor of Change Your Password Day (February 7) this week’s topic is Password Safety. Why not take a few moments right now and change FIVE of your passwords? You know, I only nudge because I care. I …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Battle of New Orleans

Dear Reader, This week’s topic idea came to me last week while walking through the St. Louis Cemetery #2 in New Orleans. We turned a corner and ran right into a nineteenth-century military procession marching to place a wreath on …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dear Reader, Did you know that today is Ratification Day? It’s the anniversary of the day the American Revolution ended (January 14, 1784) with the ratification of the Treaty of Paris in the Maryland State House. The Treaty was signed …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Static Electricity

Dear Reader, Happy 2015! Br-r-r-r! It’s been cold in San Diego. Hope you’re staying warm! During the lull that comes with the winter holidays, I worked tirelessly to convert to its new design. Although my to-do list is still …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Apollo 8

Dear Reader, Wishing you the happiest of holidays: a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah! I’m hoping most of you will be on vacation, or too busy with holiday parties to notice, but there will not be a newsletter …[Continue]