Tag Archives | Fun Stuff

“Summer” Summer Reading List

There are lots of great recommendations for summer reading lists (including ALA’s Top 100 Super Summer Reads for Teens) and we are always looking for a great book for the beach, long car rides (if someone else is driving, of course!) and just sitting outside with some lemonade and SPF 50. Sometimes you need not […]

Continue Reading

American Education Week

American Education week is November 16-22, 2010 which is a good time to wonder what it would be like to be educated in, say, Trinidad and Tobago. Here are some fun facts to study, and no, there won’t be a quiz at the end. The British call elementary school “infant school” and high school “college.” […]

Continue Reading

Top 5 Cafeteria Foods for Your Brain

When you hit lunch and check out the cafeteria food to refuel, refuel your brain, too with these brain-boosting foods. 1. Beans. Chow down on chili, baked beans or refried beans when they’re on the menu. Beans are chock full of amino acids that help produce neurotransmitters, the chemical messengers that carry signals from one […]

Continue Reading