Putting It All into Place

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Better tools for teaching place value! Understanding place value is a critical foundational math skill, necessary for performing computation, building math fluency, developing critical thinking skills, and improving precision. When teaching key skills, it’s important that you choose the right tools…and select those tools in a variety of formats! So let’s talk about what’s different […]

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Teach Magnetism and Kinetic Energy with Confidence!

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Step into the classroom with science confidence…with the strong Wave Wires® teacher’s guide by your side! The new Kinetic Magnetics Wave Wires line (for grades 3–8), featuring unique wiggling magnet wires, lets you and your students investigate multiple magnets and their crazy, kinetic interactions with one another! Filled with instructional support, the 40-page teacher’s guide […]

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Demonstrating the Powerful Energy of the Mighty Magnet

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Let your students SEE magnetic energy in motion! It may sound like magic, but even the most miniscule magnet can create energy and movement. In fact, magnets can power everything from your doorbell, to a vacuum cleaner, to an industrial crane! How? Well, remember that the molecules that form everything around us (including us!), are […]

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Growing Lifelong Learners… And Guarding Lives, Too?

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Teacher, mentor, social worker, nutritionist, nurse, counselor, negotiator, coach… your list of responsibilities is nearly endless! And lately it seems that safe guarding your students from a variety of external dangers is your job, as well. This is so tough, but it is today’s reality. With potential solutions coming from all sides of the political […]

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Foam Fun Letters Font Improved!

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We asked a panel of early literacy experts to review our Foam Fun letters. With their input, we made some great improvements, creating a more modern, basic, and consistent font that makes learning letters shapes easier for early learners. Here are a few examples of the beneficial changes: Each letter now has a uniform stroke […]

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The Science Fair Is Coming! The Science Fair Is Coming!

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The holidays are over, the new year has begun, and science fair season will be here before you know it. This year, attract some serious attention (and sneak in some hardcore STEM learning) with these mind-bending magnet projects: View a Magnificent Magnetic Field (grades K–5) Get a close-up look at the mystery of magnetism! Explore […]

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For Epic Holiday Gift Ideas—stick with magnets!

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Halloween is over, and the holidays are nearly here—time to start thinking about special gifts for your family and friends! To help make it easier, we’ve put together a list of 10 of our very favorite, super-unique, magnetic products that are sure to put some snap in your holiday season! For the Kids: Magnetic Wildlife […]

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Welcome Mark Simchak!

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We are excited to share news that we’ve attracted veteran sales and key account manager Mark Simchak to its growing team of top industry professionals. Simchak snaps into place as Dowling’s Business Development Manager, coming most recently from ETA Hand2Mind Inc®., where he oversaw the prospecting and development of key national business-to-business and original equipment […]

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10 Products for Back-to-School Success

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It seems like summer’s just getting started, but teachers across the country are already thinking about the next school year! In addition to designing their spaces with awesome new boards, borders, and furniture arrangements, they’re also planning their curriculum and thinking about ways (you know, like magnets!) to make learning totally irresistible. Yep! Magnets! Teachers […]

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DIY Magnets Make Back-to-School Easy!

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With Printable Magnet Sheets from Dowling Magnets, teachers can create their very own, customized magnets! From sets of magnetic student photos and nameplates, to math manipulatives, letters, labels, and more; teachers can make exactly the teaching materials they need…whenever they need them! Plus, Dowling makes it even easier, with free templates for emoji magnets, labels, […]

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