Inspire Creation by Building Your Own Makerspace

By Amie Zukowski - Jun 29, 2020

Carve out your own space for innovating at home with these tips from Piper's Resident Maker and Director of Product Design, Amie

Categories: makers, PARENTS, Projects, Resources

Resources to Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

By Meg Bailey - Jun 3, 2020

We join with those who strive to raise awareness and foster equality in our homes, classrooms and communities. Inclusion is at the core of the Piper mission; for those seeking resources to encourage inquiry and begin necessary conversations, we’ve compiled a list of relevant resources for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the home, classroom, and beyond.

Categories: EDUCATORS, PARENTS, Resources

An Open Letter to Piper Parents From an Educator

By Meg Bailey - Apr 22, 2020

Dear Piper Parents,

A colleague of mine, who is a former educator, told me recently how challenging teaching her own children at home has been since their schools closed. Although teachers are providing support, her elementary and middle school age children still need her guidance to keep them on task. 

Categories: PARENTS, Resources

Piper’s Recommended Resources for Home Learning

By Meg Bailey - Mar 20, 2020

With rising cases of the COVID-19 virus prompting mass school closures around the world, the Piper team is keenly aware of the impact on millions of children who are out of school. To help you navigate home learning, we’ve compiled some of our favorite resources that cover everything from simple STEAM activities and free lessons to daily schedules, virtual museum tours, and how to Skype a Scientist. 

Categories: EDUCATORS, PARENTS, Resources