An educator and mom explains why Zoo-phonics is the ideal program to teach your child to read. It combines movement, music, and games that promote phonological awareness, the foundation of reading. It lets kids be kids as they act silly, wriggle, and use their imaginations.
These online tools and poetry collections provide guideposts and inspire children writing and reading poems in a broad range of styles.
In this article, I discuss over a dozen different board games that are ideal for the elementary school classroom. I include variations and resources for many of these games.
A fun science experiment. Grow your own salt crystal garden. It's easy, and uses items you have around the house.
Are you driving your child's preschool teacher crazy? You probably are if you send your kid to class in fancy duds, expect special treatment for your precious tyke, fret about her being bullied, and pick her up late with no apology or explanation. Find out if you're the pain at preschool!
Is your child ready for kindergarten? Important things to consider before starting kindergarten, a quiz to make sure, and the argument for waiting a year.
My husband is a comic book illustrator and over the years he has introduced me to his world. With his help, I've put together a list of comic series and graphic novels that are great for new readers.
Waldorf Education has historically been reserved for the elite, but the philosophy can be easily and effectively applied in the home. Learn the Waldorf approach to mealtime, playtime, and more.
Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader is a T.V. show quiz game that can be integrated into your lesson plan at school or even played at home? Children of elementary and even middle school ages can learn a lot of general knowledge topics, helping them turn into well-rounded, educated world citizens.
This four-week unit plan for Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and the American dream includes a pacing guide, daily lesson plans, pre-reading activities, in-class essays, related readings, review games, and exam topics.
A former preschool teacher explains how hands-on learning turns children into active learners. Their teacher is not the source of knowledge but a facilitator who encourages them to explore. Unfortunately, hands-on learning is threatened as the government involves itself in early childhood education.
As an educator, I'm saddened by the way we now teach reading to young children: making them memorize sight words, drilling them on digraphs and blends, and emphasizing speed over comprehension. Most tragically, parents are left out of the equation when they're the very best reading teachers of all!
The first time this project came home with my eldest son we spent time scratching our heads and having him research the internet. From internet research and two separate school projects requiring this design, my son has made a mousetrap car that goes the distance!
A compilation of printable alphabet stencils that are free to download to your computer or print on paper.
Full instructions for winning middle school science fair project using robot made from NXT Lego Mindstorms.
In-Hand Manipulation skills—translation, shift, and rotation—are important fine motor skills for a child’s development. IHM skills have been shown to directly correlate with handwriting skills and self-help skills like dressing.
If you wonder how to get your kid to learn their German vocabulary and understand the grammar, look at my favourite choice of apps to learn German on the iPad, iPhone and other devices!
For teachers, parents, and librarians, a thorough list of books for children ages 3-8 which exemplify everyday diversity. These books feature diverse characters in everyday contemporary life.
An American high school teacher's look at what we could learn from the French when it comes to secondary education.
In this article, you will find a bit of literary criticism, written with the teacher in mind. You will also find critical literacy lesson plans for this Frances Hodgson Burnett classic.
Snowballs by Lois Ehlert is a whimsical children's picture book containing a family of collage-art snowmen. Use the ideas in this article to augment your preschool curriculum.
Looking for new ways to teach about continents? Here are a number of ideas you can use "as is" or adapt to make your continents lessons more fun!
It is never too early to introduce our environment to children. The care of our environment is a hot topic and children notice all kinds of changes. Has your child experienced foggy weather?
This article has printable kindergarten worksheets that you can download and print to make learning fun.
How can a little flour, water, and paint become a fantastic hands-on geography project, full of educational benefits? With salt dough maps, that's how!
Explore science and engineering activities geared for third-grade students using inexpensive and accessible materials. Lava lamps, helicopters, and marble mazes allow young scientists to explore!
Homework is counterproductive. It causes family stress and fails to help the child learn, teaching only resentment. This article explores why.
These are some simple and fun ways to teach basic multiplication and division to preschoolers and kindergarten age kids.
Tips to running a toddler classroom while keeping structure and order in a room full of one year olds.
Streaming refers to the grouping of students by ability. The objective is to allow like students to move ahead at a pace which matches their abilities. I am a strong advocate for streaming.
Homeschoolers rate better on standardized tests than public school students. Homeschool kids outperform other students in spelling bees and other academic contests.
A student struggling with algebra in high school or middle school needs some gentle guidance in the right direction to avoid failing the class, bring up their grade, and maybe even actually enjoy math. Learn how to use resources to improve their math skills.
Obsession or ally? How Lego contributes to a homeschool education by developing problem-solving and fine motor skills.
The following multiple-choice quiz tests your animal knowledge with ten questions. Choose the correct answer for each question and then compare it with the list of answers after the test. A brief explanation as well as a relevant link is included with each answer, making this suitable for parents and kids.
Through verbal praise, behavior charts, and reward systems, discover positive ways to reinforce good behavior in young children.
Children become fluent in reading with practice, and these free, engaging reading games hold their attention and keep them motivated.
The transition from elementary school to middle school can be overwhelming for many students. Here are specific organization strategies to help middle school students be successful.
Public charter schools can be an excellent school choice for many, but there are pros and cons just like with any other school. Find out how charters differ from traditional public schools.
Do you know what high stakes standardized testing is? Is your child a victim of "teaching to the test" or never-ending test prep? How is your child's education affected by test-based accountability?
The Chinese Tangram Game is a cool activity to do with kids that has great educational value and is loads of fun to play. Find out its history, how to make your own, and the fun you can have with it!
Chinese New Year marks the beginning of the Chinese calendar year and each year is named after an animal. This Chinese Zodiac is an animal story based on the great race and should be in your short bedtime stories for kids collection
Discover the wonders of atmospheric pressure on an aluminum can. This article will teach you how to conduct this experiment and explain how and why it works.
Going against decades of research in early childhood education, preschools today have become more academic than ever. Youngsters are now guinea pigs in an experiment that may prove highly detrimental to their futures and ours.
Dot to Dot (or Connect the dots) activities are a great way to help your child develop and improve their fine motor skills, learn to draw, encourage creativity, and just have fun!!!
Teaching kids about the stock market can be enjoyable and relevant when you follow kid-friendly companies that sell well-known consumer goods and products during a stock market simulation experiment.
You may remember the perceptual-motor program at elementary school: walking on the balance beam, crawling through wooden shapes, and skipping around traffic cones. It combined physical and mental tasks designed to enhance balance, coordination, and gross motor skills. It's time to bring it back!
Want a science fair project using your pet? Full instructions for a quick and easy science experiment for elementary students.
If you hear something often enough, you're bound to believe it. Busy moms and dads, juggling family and career, are highly susceptible to hearing and believing incorrect information about parenting young children. Now it's time to set the record straight on important issues affecting their kids.
Honest and candid insight from a real parent. Connections Academy is an online public school serving grades K-12. This guide will help you determine if this is the right fit for your family.
Ofsted will love how independant these students are from a few simple ideas on how to describe a scene or character.
The Montessori method of education speaks to the curiosity within each child and allows each child to blossom. Learn simple ways of creating a Montessori home environment that will enable your child to soar to great heights.
Need to do well on that AP literature exam in the Spring to get college credit? Check out these tips, tools and products to get the grade you want.
Uniforms can help prevent bullying and violence over appearance, and discourage the theft of shoes and clothing.
How do you explain space to kids? Here are some facts about space for kids, and fun activities for the whole family!
If you have had a negative experience at your child's school, consider writing a complaint letter. These examples of complaint letters might help you write your own letter.
Calendar, craft projects, teacher-directed lessons, worksheets, and "letter of the week" are part of the daily routine at preschool but are they supported by research? A former teacher explains why they're not only a waste of time but even detrimental.
Concepts learned at school are learned faster and retained longer when kids actively participate in an activity. Preschoolers excel when presented with an opportunity to physically engage in their learning. The lesson plan outlined below presents a fun, active method of teaching kids primary and secondary colours!
Because fully inclusive classrooms have students across the educational and developmental spectrum, it becomes a challenge for the teacher to find enough of a balance to serve all the students.
I am a teacher of dyslexic children and a mother of a dyslexic child. This is advice on how to help with school, homework, and self-esteem.
She is a fashion designer, dancer, architect, artist, and big sister, and she's quite precocious. Olivia by Ian Falconer is a must-have for your children's book collection.
Immersion education may have become all the rage, but what is it really like to send your child to a school where everyone speaks a foreign language? This is our family's story.
Learning to make friends is an important social skill that will become an important life long skill. Teaching young children to make friends can be fun when you add music and singing to the lesson. Here are some great songs and activities to sing with your young kids.
A child's world is filled with unlimited possibilities. Suspensions, however, squash them. Stop the hurt and destruction by encouraging your schools to develop a plan of action. Give them the chance to grow into a wonderful adult.
Parents in the United States are enthralled with academic preschools, buying into the belief that earlier is better. However, research shows that play is how kids learn best. It enhances their imaginations, promotes exploration, increases vocabulary, and builds social skills.
If you are a parent of a teen or maybe a teen yourself, you probably know at least a little bit about the stress that goes along with high school rumors. High school rumors are just another form of high school bullying and there are ways to support your teen and/or keep yourself sane during a time when your teen (or you) is getting bullied by other teens who enjoy spreading nasty high school rumors.
Many parents that choose to give their children a home-school education could use extra money to help with homeschool expenses. This article provides ideas and resources for homeschooling parents.
This slime changes color with the temperature, due to heat-sensitive pigment embedded in the recipe.
While teaching kindergarten, I had many students enter my classroom with weak hand muscles and poor fine motor skills. It was difficult for them to hold a pencil correctly, cut with scissors, and string beads. One of the easiest ways to prevent this is making play-dough with your children!
Following are some lessons/experiments my daughter and I have done recently on Heat Energy. Hopefully these will be useful to other homeschooling families. They are simple but they get the point across. We've had fun doing these. One way you can...
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats is a children's picture book about a child's day playing in the snow. This book won the Caldecott Medal in 1963 with its groundbreaking illustrations of Peter's explorations of the snow. This article includes a story summary and recommendations for use in a preschool circle time or as part of a snow-themed library storytime.
Recess was once an accepted part of a child's school day. With increasing pressures for academic success, many schools are cutting or eliminating play time in favor of rigorous academic pursuits. Many schools are built without playgrounds in cities like Chicago and Atlanta. Research shows recess actually boosts test scores and increases a child's attention span: some parent led initiatives are striving to bring recess back to American schools.
A librarian's reviews and summaries of the best narrative nonfiction books for children, which are emphasized in the curriculum of the common core from kindergarten through 6th grade.
Music is a useful component when working with toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students, with proven benefits. This article offers some tips and advice for integrating music and simple preschool-friendly musical instruments into your teaching and library story hour.
These 10 free websites are awesome for entertaining toddlers while teaching them important school-readiness skills.
If you want to test mice through a maze, consider testing the effects of music on mice. It's actually a great experiment that has been tested over and over again in labs.
A complaint letter to a principal shows that you are serious about this matter. If you have had a lice issue at your child's school, consider writing a complaint letter.
Learning how to run a PTA meeting properly can make or break your PTA membership. Follow these steps to make sure your next PTA meeting goes well.
Questionnaire to help parents determine if home schooling is right for their children and their family.
Research shows young children learn best through play at preschool. But, because of standardized testing and academic rigor, a "push-down" curriculum has replaced exploration, hands-on learning, playing, and pretending. Unwitting parents think this results in smarter kids, but it doesn't.
This lesson teaches about God's faithfulness and Joseph's obedience and trust in God. Students learn why Joseph's brothers sold him into slavery. A variety of free printable activities and worksheets are included for the teacher’s convenience.
How to teach children/preschoolers/toddlers about zoo animals before and while attending zoos and aquariums.
Easy 7th or 8th Grade girls flexibility Science Fair Experiment with full instructions and research links.
Erupting volcanoes and bubbling test tubes are fun to watch and more fun to make. Creating strange mad scientist concoctions is simpler than you may think using stuff already in the kitchen.
Keep your kids engaged in learning all summer long in ways that are creative and fun! Helping them stay sharp isn't drudgery when you do it right. These tips will get you started.
Choosing a preschool can be an overwhelming task with so many choices. As a former preschool and kindergarten teacher, I urge parents to pick a place with a strong and distinct philosophy that attracts a community of like-minded moms and dads such as Montessori, Waldorf, and co-op.
The Magician’s Nephew is an inspiriting magic adventure about the ancient battle of good and evil, and a protest against slavery and the unkind treatment of others (and animals), especially those under our power or authority. It is also the prequel to The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
Teach the Sunday school lesson about Paul and Silas in a hands-on way that kids will remember for a long time. Use simple paper chains to make pretend handcuffs and then watch how much fun the students have breaking their "chains."
As our education system grows more bureaucratic, elementary school teachers are under enormous pressure to assess students and meet Common Core standards. In the process, though, they can neglect the whole child (body, mind, and spirit) and that's when parents need to advocate for their kids.
Popular short stories for students and teenagers. Great choices for those new to the short story and experienced readers.
Five great literary picks for moms and dads who have little ones struggling with going to daycare, school, or saying goodbye. These books are fun to read, and teach a lesson!
When you have a child with ADHD you need to work with the child's teachers to ensure that his/her educational needs are met. There are requirements that public schools must meet, but you must ask.
The labor of Puritan life is frigid compared to Kit's childhood of relaxing warm beaches. Living near the recent Salem witch trials, she must decide what she’s willing to sacrifice for those she loves
Want to teach your child some basic math concepts? Read on to find out how an abacus make learning math easy and fun for your child!
Easy and fun snow and ice science experiments for kids. Includes making frost, snow, icicles, dry ice, exploding ice, and more cool experiments.
Alphabet recognition is an important prerequisite to reading and writing. Here are some fun ways to work on learning the alphabet, such as alphabet puzzles, books, iPad/iPhone games, and Android alphabet games.
Early learning curriculum for preschoolers and kindergarten age kids. Learn about continents, oceans and countries.
If your girl is a reluctant reader , a girl who is just not into reading, check out this site which has useful tips and lots of suggestions for materials that will spark her interest
As a teacher and a mother of an autistic son, I get outraged when educators deceive parents with the inclusion lie. Kids with special needs require special help and inclusion is not enough. Yes, it saves us money in the short term, but it has a long-range negative impact on kids and our society.
You can stimulate language skills, imagination, and creativity through simple activities with preschool age children. Learn more about how to do it here.
A fun drama workshop lesson plan for 8-10 year old pupils which will teach them how to create characters and write a creative ending for a story.
Bullying impedes student progress, hurts morale and can cause emotional distress. If your child has been the victim of school bullying, consider writing a complaint letter to the principal.
Ever wonder if the songs you're singing to your children had a double meaning? Here you'll find the theories or life events that sparked each rhyme.
This article covers five significant reasons for the importance of preschool education written by an experienced early childhood educator. The preschool aged child is eager and ready to learn.
Here I take a brief glimpse at Hamlet's speech to the players and briefly discuss Shakespeare's take on the actor.
The debate continues as to whether chocolate milk and other flavored milk should be banned from schools, or allowed as a beverage option
The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle first published in 1977 is a children's book classic. It's visual appeal and themes of telling time, bullying, and comparing sizes will entertain preschool and elementary age audiences. This thorough review includes a lesson plan for story time presenters and suggestions for teachers.
Making a tabbed book is quite easy! So you don't really need a template. You simply need instructions. Do you have scissors, a ruler, a stapler, and some paper? Then you can make it right now!
There are many situations where the same proverb can be thrown in to highlight a situation, especially one that generates positivity. Proverbs are learnt on a subconscious level through exposure. Once
When choosing a preschool, it's easy for parents to get enthralled by all the bells and whistles: their child learning Mandarin, doing yoga poses, and studying the violin. Yet, a former preschool teacher tells moms and dads that developmentally appropriate practices and lots of play matter most.
Reading Fluency ~ Two words when spoken by your child's teacher can put such fear into a parent's heart. Take heart. We've faced the 'Reading Fluency' dragon and won that battle. Here is our story.
Quick and easy elementary science fair project you can complete in one day. Great for animal loving kids.
Is probability stumping your students? Literature is a great way for you to help guide your students' thinking around chance events. Here is a list of books along with some activities that are sure to help strengthen your children's understanding of probability.
An article on the benefits of including children with special needs in mainstream schools, and things to consider when doing so.
The child has worked hard learning short vowel words. Now, we are going to change the game a bit and explain what happens when we add silent "e" to the end of the word.
Fractions are a big part of mathematical understanding. Make it easy for kids to grasp by selecting hands-on activities.
Same-sex or single-gender education has advantages and disadvantages, so why aren't more schools implementing this way of teaching? I discuss the advantages and disadvantages.
Persuasive writing is an important skill for students to learn, but you need age appropriate things for kids to write about. Here are a few prompts that are good for third graders.
Do you feel guilty for not paying for your child's education? Don't. Paying for college is hard in this economy. Kids learn responsibility for their actions and have ownership in their education when they have to pay for their own college tuition.
Find the best books and resources for elementary school-aged kids to learn more about the human body, cells, and genetics.
The 5 E lesson plan format is described and explained in this article to help teachers support inquiry-based instruction.
Want a fun and easy way to teach children the scientific process? Use these mini display boards to teach children this important process early.
Create edible models of bone parts, use stickers to label the bones on your body, dissect soup bones and muscles, design workouts for individual muscle groups, and more!
It is vital for parents and guardians of special needs children to understand the importance of having an individual education plan. An IEP ensures your special needs child will get an appropriate education in the public school system.
Are you worried that your child's preschool isn't living up to expectations? Is the owner adding more students? Is she making a lot of unfulfilled promises about accelerated learning? Do you feel like your kid's creativity is getting squelched? These are red flags that need your immediate attention!
School is not always the educational sanctuary it is supposed to be. Here are nine reasons you should keep your child out of school.
Helpful book recommendations can make great gifts for teenage boys. Action books and suspenseful reading keep middle school boys engaged.
Suggestions on ways to help support children who have autism (or related conditions) with everyday life.
Almost every preschool in the United States has circle time as part of its daily routine. Research, though, shows kids learn more with small group activities, kinesthetic learning, and hands-on exploration.
There are pros and cons for uniform school dress codes. Should public schools have dress codes and uniforms? Do they really make a difference?
Acellus can be a little confusing to navigate. This guide will help a parent of an existing student navigate the “View Student Progress” section and subsections.
Choosing a school setting for your child can be difficult. This article discusses the pros and cons of public school, private school, and homeschool, helping the reader to think through each option.
Fun and easy shadow experiments for kids. Learn how shadows are made, about see-through and solid objects, how to make shadow shapes, what rainbow shadows are, and more.
Contains printable templates of roosters made from circles, hearts, and triangles for teachers who work with farm themes and young children. The templates are available in English and Spanish.
Objective: To help children learn the basic note values and to show how to organize them into measures of music.
Are you wondering how many hours a day you should homeschool, how your kids can make friends, or if it will work for your family? Get answers to frequently asked questions from a former homeschooled kid and current homeschooling mom!
How to help prepare your child for preschool interviews. Questions they may be asked and suggested answers.
Does your child hate going to preschool? Do they come home feeling drained and wanting to be left alone? Is their teacher worried they're not participating in all the day's activities? If any of this sounds familiar, your youngster is likely an introvert and the preschool isn't meeting their needs.
I’d like to help parents of children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes prepare for the first day of school.
The Waldorf method of education is gaining in popularity, but the tuition is expensive. Learn simple, easy ways to provide the benefits of this method to your child at home.
Music education is highly important for young children, increasing math skills, fine motor coordination, and helping children learn the benefits of perseverance and delayed gratification. Think your child is ready for music lessons? Consider the age of the child, developmental readiness, and time commitment before staring formal instrument lessons!
Full inclusion gives students with minor learning disabilities a chance to receive the same education as their non-disabled peers. However, the system has its flaws despite good intentions.
Sometimes kids can use some extra help getting started in reading. These ideas can help get your child up to speed or even ahead academically.
The problem of bullying in schools is widespread in many countries. Students who experience bullying fear going to school. One way to help them is to build their self-esteem and assertiveness skills.
Finding and hiring a local math tutor for yourself or your high school student can be tricky. Discover the truth about paid services, how to find a private tutor and how to get the most for your money when starting math tutoring sessions.
Simple steps for easy early elementary school Science Fair Project. Teach your child or a group of children how to do a Science Project.
Going away to college has long been seen as a rite of passage. But are all students ready to leave the nest?
Do you need to use a lesson planner for your homeschooling? Find exactly what you need in this article with links to free homeschooling lesson planners!
As a parent, you try to help with homework. But how good are you in mathematics? Take the quiz and find out.
An update on the Colfax boys from "Homeschooling For Excellence" Fame. Their successes and what they are doing now.
"Chrysanthemum" by Kevin Henkes is a timeless children's picture book about bullying. Chrysanthemum is a cute little mouse with a very big name and an even bigger problem: relentless teasing by the other kindergarten students because she has a long name!
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel is a classic children's book that lends itself to reading aloud in a storytime setting. However, this story of a boy with a very long name is the subject of some controversy. This article offers recommendations for using in your classroom.
Step-by-step instructions and demonstration of how to make tornado experiments. Create a tornado in a bottle, a jar, do a speed test, and even do an experiment to see how they form.
School doesn't have to be a boring place! Learn how to enjoy school more, along with some tips of how to earn good grades, join a sport, or join a club.
This article features activities in a lesson to help students with vision loss and others manage and organize money.
Reading to preschoolers can enhance their imaginations and promote dramatic play. Discover 13 classic children's books that are ideal for doing just that.
If you're wondering whether Brainetics is a good investment to help your child with math, then read this review to find out all the possible advantages and drawbacks from the product.
As an educator myself, I get frustrated by the teacher-directed art that rules at schools today. The projects look the same and do nothing to promote creativity, independence, and initiative. Fortunately, parents can encourage their kids to do collage at home—simple art that inspires originality!
Making shadow puppets with your hands has been a pastime since the earliest of times as men sat around an open fire. Here's a step-by-step guide to creating your own with your child.
Four simple activities for fourth-grade students to explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts.
A comprehensive guide to help you teach your child to read in 30 days, designed for parents who are homeschooling or pre-schooling their children.
Teaching preschool at home can be a fun learning adventure for you and your child. Learn about some simple preschool activities you can do at home with your preschooler to help your child be ready for Kindergarten.
Are you trying to teach geography to kids at home, or are you homeschooling and looking to incorporate geography into your lesson? These ideas can make teaching geography fun and easy.
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket, as part of his Series of Unfortunate Events, is both entertaining and educational. Follow this study guide to learn about activities that can make your reading experience even better.
Kids have jumped rope for generations, and the songs they sing are passed on from child to child. On this journey down memory lane you'll discover old jump rope songs, Double Dutch & more fitness fun.
Learn about ants types, ant colonies, and ant body parts for elementary age kids and homeschool. Uses a fun story to help children learn.
Some practical tips for organizing a children's story time program including finding a host organization, planning a calendar, and other common-sense logistical considerations.
Here is a list of picture books to help your children or students learn multiplication and division. There are even starter activities included!
If we want preschoolers to express themselves through art and feel empowered while doing so, we're going about it all wrong. Open-ended art activities (painting, drawing, and sculpting) have been replaced by teacher-directed craft projects, much to the detriment of young children.
As a parent, you are in a highly strategic position to help your child be a better reader. Here are 10 strategies you can use at home and in your everyday interactions with your child to help him read and enjoy reading.
Are you a Homeschool Mom with a chronic illness? Here are some ways I have made it homeschooling my kids.
The Wizard of Oz is high interest reading for students in the middle grades. Explore lesson plans for the classic book as well as for the new prequel and sequel.
Does your child seem to be smart at most things, yet cannot get things done on time? Does your child take forever to do easy, routine tasks? You may need to change your approach and stop getting mad.
Complete, detailed instructions, links, and videos for easy and practical science fair project for 5th to 8th grade students.
Tired of hearing the f-word all the time? Here is a list of family friendly f-words that should be used more often.
Whether you are a teacher or parent who does homeschooling, there are many field trip options that are both fun and educational!
Looking for ways to teach your kids about money? Find 6 fun and educational money games you can play at home to help your child identify the different coins and their values.
You always go into a classroom thinking that you are the one giving the lessons, but sometimes your students manage teach you a little something.
Is your child gifted or just bright for their age? Is there even a difference? This guide goes over signs of giftedness vs. signs of slightly higher intelligence in small children.
Introverts such as myself may recall middle school as the worst time in their lives. Volunteering at my son's school, I see little has changed. If teachers and administrators, though, would consider introverts when planning lessons and extracurricular activities, they could make a huge difference.
Are you teaching time to your own kids or to your students? Consider using Velcro materials. This article covers time skills that students learn in kindergarten through 4th grade.
Some common misconceptions and myths about homeschooling from the socialization myth to the idea that we are all religious.
A brilliant, creative foray into sci-fi and the great "what if" questions adults have forgotten to ask. For anyone who's forgotten how to love or be happy or the importance of living in harmony.