Success in the New Year: Time Management

Photo by Dafne Cholet, ©2011. Some rights reserved. Licensed by Creative Commons Public Works License

Photo by Dafne Cholet, ©2011. Some rights reserved. Licensed by Creative Commons Public Works License

With New Year’s Resolutions abounding, the JumpStart and Math Blaster blogs are working together to help you put your 2015 goals in focus. Between the two, we cover everything from eating right and getting active to time management for work and school. Check out our Time Management tips below and then head over to the JumpStart blog to see our recommendations for living a healthy lifestyle!

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A Status Update from School of Dragons!

When was the last time that you and your Blaster B.F.F.s flew into School of Dragons? On you next visit, you might find that a ton has changed since this exciting online world launched earlier this summer. In fact all kinds of amazing updates have been added to this game where to test your knowledge and unlock all kinds of exciting adventures for young would-be be Vikings just like you!

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Now, there are even new ways to earn gems to use around the game. Simple start by inviting your Facebook friends to join your SoD can and you’ll earn 50 FREE Gems to spend around the game. Your new Viking pals will even get 25 gems of their own to help get them started around School of Dragons! If you haven’t done so already, get your horned helmet on for an adventure of EPIC proportions. After all, there are all kinds of exciting features for you to check out. Here are just some of the recent releases to arrive to the online world at

Click Here to See What’s New at SoD!

Breaking News: School of Dragons is Now Open!

Your kids are invited to join Hiccup, Toothless and the gang from DreamWorks Animation’s hit film, “How to Train Your Dragon,” in an all new world where curiosity and science lead would-be dragon trainers down the road to unbelievable discoveries. There is no better time than now to have your little learners get their horned helmets on to transform into a Viking villager on the Isle of Berk!

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Greeted by a few new characters and familiar faces, students at School of Dragons will be able to ride atop the back of their first winged dragon as they fly into the secluded school grounds. There, they will meet with Viking leaders and some of the new teaching staff like Heyral, the school’s headmaster, to get the lay of the land before they embark on exciting educational missions that challenge them to put their basic strategy and time management skills to the test. From farming to fishing and routine dragon training exercises, there is more than enough to keep any young Viking busy as they explore Berk and some of it new neighboring parts.

The further a player progresses with missions and basic day-to-day tasks, the more they’ll be able to earn in order to customize their avatar and game. School of Dragons’ in-game stores allow your kids to create unique Viking avatars as amazing in-game extensions of themselves. Students can change the look of their hair, eyes, outfits, accessories, and so much more!

Celebrate the arrival of this all new world of learning by grabbing your kids for an adventure at School of Dragons. Registered players will be able to walk through the village on Berk or area likes the Great Hall, which were made famous by the hit film. Tell your kids to get their horned helmets on because it’s time to learn all about what it takes to train you’re their very own dragon.

Your Journey at School of Dragons

Have you begun your Viking journey at School of Dragons?  Upon arriving at the incredibly vast world, a newcomer can be overwhelmed by all the fun activities to do.  From choosing your dragon companion to flying, the excitement is limitless.  Which dragon species did you choose?  What was your first quest like?  Tell us about your budding adventure in the comments below!


Begin Your Viking Adventure at School of Dragons!

Classes have begun at School of Dragons! After hearing so much about this foreign land called Berk, jump into your spaceship to see what the fuss is all about. School of Dragons has attracted young Vikings from planets near and far, all hoping to become legendary dragon trainers.


First, team up with your dragon companion at the Hatchery.  Once you’ve picked your new best friend, you can take on new quests and watch them grow alongside you.  Utilizing the scientific method, apply your findings to help your dragon grow big and strong as they learn to fly and breathe fire.  As your bond increases, so will their abilities that you will use to become a master dragon trainer.

Surprisingly, you will find that this new adventure has some familiar qualities where you can draw from your experience as a Blaster. Now is your chance to solidify your reputation as an elite dragon trainer in Berk just as you made a name for yourself as a premier Blaster at the Intergalactic Space Station.

Early Arrivals at School of Dragons

To all our space-traveling Vikings: it has come to our attention that a handful of you have been able to get into the live, full game early and got a sneak peak at School of Dragons before your fellow Vikings. Yes, we know who you are, but to be frank, we are quite impressed. Congratulations on being so eager for School of Dragons that you found a brief moment where the log-in was enabled and we hope you enjoyed a taste of the incredible things to come at School of Dragons. Unfortunately, your fellow Blasters will have to wait patiently until the game officially launches, but until then, feel free to share about your amazing experiences with them. We salute your curiosity and know it will serve you well as you utilize the scientific method to solve Berk’s quests.

School Of Dragons Countdown: 1 Day

News of School of Dragons’ arrival has spread far and wide, making its way to our own Intergalactic Space Station. Aspiring Vikings are heading to School of Dragons for the chance to unite with their own dragon companion, explore Berk’s wild terrain, and unlock the problem solving power of the scientific method. The wait is almost over as School of Dragons opens its doors in one day!

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Enroll at School of Dragons to embark on your own Viking adventure and count down the final moments before classes begin with our official School of Dragons countdown!