Creativity and Curiosity: Universal Keys to Engaged Learning

Partnership with Agastya Foundation explores how EXPLO curriculum can support economically disadvantaged students in rural India

by Communications Staff

Demystifying College Admission

We live in an era where students are consumed by checklists: taking the SATs, navigating GPAs, and designing a schedule to fit all of their extracurriculars in any given Wednesday.

By Communications Staff

How to Help Your Kids Make Friends

How can parents ensure their kids make friends that will help them flourish and grow? Choose the right environment.

by Melissa Patricio

STRATUS Center: Test Drive Your Surgical Skills

The STRATUS Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital brings hands-on learning to a whole new level, putting students in the driver's seat as they hone their surgical skills and respond to medical emergencies in lifelike simulations. 

EXPLO Studio: Harvard Graduate School of Education Visit

Students from the Harvard graduate School of Education traveled to our office to help EXPLO Studio test out some of their latest creations. In just a few hours, HGSE saved a city from certain destruction with bikes on wires,  built tops out of 1/4-20 bolts and washers and donned "thinking caps" —...

EXPLO Vet: Guest Speaker Dr. Leslie Schwarz

Dr. Leslie Schwarz, a board-certified veterinary radiologist at BluePearl Veterinary Partners, travels to EXPLO at Wheaton to lead a hands-on on session about ultrasounds and suturing. Shoutout to Pipsqueak for being such a fabulous patient for all our Vet students!

Cracking the Case: Forensic Science

Who done it? Crime stoppers solve the case of a mysterious murder by searching for DNA samples and blood samples to find the killer. 

Happy Halloween!

Han Solo trapped in carbonite, The Morton Salt Girl. A Double Robot R2D2. And the KoolAid Man. This is the year that we upped our game, the year that we asked ourselves, how creative can we get? And we think we rocked it! We give you: The Curriculum Department as Star Wars; Reggie as Yoda; the...

Halloween Contest at the Exploration Center!

Happy Halloween! Here at Explo, we hosted our second annual Halloween costume contest. "Best Overall Costume" went to the upstairs support staff, who entered as Explo Staff IDs + Lanyards. "Best Conceptual Costume" went to the Explo at Wellesley team, who based their costumes on their popular...