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  • This article lists the best and worst K-12 math curricula that we used in homeschooling, including: elementary, middle school, Algebra I & II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Consumer Math and Accounting.

    Review of K-12 Homeschool Math Curricula

    Review of K-12 Homeschool Math Curricula

    by Carolyn LaCroix0

  • This article helps parents reflect on important criteria for their child as well as for their family, based on family values, time, and their child’s learning personality in order to narrow the choices for their child’s elementary (Grades Kindergarten through 5, or K-5) education.

    How to Choose an Elementary School

    How to Choose an Elementary School

    by Anahi Pari-di-Monriva2

  • Full inclusion or mainstreaming is the new trend in special education. Still, many students with disabilities need support in the classroom. Co-teaching can offer that needed help.

    Co-Teaching and Special Needs Kids

    Co-Teaching and Special Needs Kids

    by Dean Traylor0

  • 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.

    Preschool Lesson Plan for Ezra Jack Keats's The Snowy Day

    Preschool Lesson Plan for Ezra Jack Keats's The Snowy Day

    by Carolyn Augustine2

  • 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.

    10 Things My Students Taught me

    10 Things My Students Taught me

    by Stephanie Constantino22

  • This article is about kindergarten which is a lovely stage in a child’s life where they turned three or four but are yet to start primary school.

    Starting Kindergarten Is A Big Deal

    Starting Kindergarten Is A Big Deal

    by Vicky Ann0

  • 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

    The Witch of Blackbird Pond Book Discussion and Recipe

    The Witch of Blackbird Pond Book Discussion and Recipe

    by Amanda Leitch0

  • "A Servant Like Jesus" is a Christian children's book aimed at teaching how one can and should help others. What are the pros and cons of this book? What is the ideal audience?

    A Servant Like Jesus, a Book Review

    A Servant Like Jesus, a Book Review

    by Tamara Wilhite1

  • Teach children to match and label fractions by matching measuring cups to the correct container. Help children say the name of the fraction and practice fractions while measuring and cooking.

    Teaching Basic Fractions to Beginners

    Teaching Basic Fractions to Beginners

    by hsschulte0

  • In a society that demands the adaptation to technological advances, it behooves schools to embrace the adolescent's addiciton to smart phones and utilize this to their advantage.

    WTF? Smartphone bans in schools? SMH

    WTF? Smartphone bans in schools? SMH

    by Mike Stork32

  • 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.

    Tips for Finding the Best Math Tutor

    Tips for Finding the Best Math Tutor

    by Katy Medium0

  • Grocery shopping is such a mundane activity that I didn't consider spending extra time there on a field trip. However, our trip to Publix proved me wrong!

    Field Trip Fun at Publix

    Field Trip Fun at Publix

    by Gina Welds Hulse6

  • Looking for a fun art project that the kids are sure to love? They'll not only enjoy wearing these adorable masks, but they'll love helping to make them as well!

    African Lion Mask Craft Project

    African Lion Mask Craft Project

    by Jaynie20009

  • Summer gives plenty of time for reading for pleasure. School-aged children read without homework and parents can read with their pre-readers or for themselves. Motivators are offered for all ages.

    Summer Reading for the Young and Old

    Summer Reading for the Young and Old

    by Rachel Horon9

  • This article explains some to the advantages and disadvantages of homeschooling along with some basic information to help you make a decision on starting your journey into homeschooling.

    Making the Decision to Homeschool

    Making the Decision to Homeschool

    by Carolyn LaCroix0

  • Whether you are just starting out on the homeschooling journey or are a well-seasoned homeschool parent, here's the real scoop about what matters and what you need to know.

    What Homeschoolers Must Know: The Real Scoop

    What Homeschoolers Must Know: The Real Scoop

    by L C David10

  • Numbers, shapes, and other mathematical concepts pop up in many of our daily activities. Share these opportunities with your children as a foundation for later learning.

    How to Develop Preschool Math Skills

    How to Develop Preschool Math Skills

    by sheilamarie7811

  • Is your child ready to take on the challenges of kindergarten? Are you ready to send them off with confidence? Here's a list of things they should know before starting.

    Kindergarten Readiness: Are They Prepared?

    Kindergarten Readiness: Are They Prepared?

    by Lindsey Weaver0

  • Are you unsure of how to support your student's reading ability outside of the classroom? Looking for some tips? Tired of being asked questions in this format? Look no further!

    Tips to Improve Children's Reading at Home

    Tips to Improve Children's Reading at Home

    by Michael Miller0

  • The Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown is my all time favorite baby book. I received this book as a baby shower gift and fell in love even before my daughter was born.

    The Best Baby Board Book—Big Red Barn

    The Best Baby Board Book—Big Red Barn

    by Michelle Istanish0

  • Growing plants can be complicated to explain to children. But it can be a lot simpler when it is compared to a bird building a nest. Planting is as simple as building a nest for your plants.

    Building a Nest for Your Plants

    Building a Nest for Your Plants

    by Richard Lindsay2

  • Okay, you're not quite a teenager yet, you're in middle school! You want to learn to be mature. You have a mind you want to express! Look, no further, a great way is listed here!

    How to Be Mature in Middle School

    How to Be Mature in Middle School

    by Sheila Craan0

  • Use this fun Halloween sudoku puzzle as a classroom activity, for early birds, or as a homework assignment in logical thinking. Parents can enjoy this puzzle with their elementary-age children, too.

    Halloween Sudoku Puzzle to Use in the Classroom

    Halloween Sudoku Puzzle to Use in the Classroom

    by Aficionada2

  • 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.

    Teaching Long Vowel With Silent "E" Rule

    Teaching Long Vowel With Silent "E" Rule

    by hsschulte0

  • I'm a former Kindergarten teacher, and I've also had experience in Pre-K. Now, my daughter is five, and headed to Kindergarten in the fall! Allow me to share with you.

    Getting Ready for Kindergarten

    Getting Ready for Kindergarten

    by Jamie Jensen0

  • 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.

    A Wind in the Door Book Discussion and Themed Recipe

    A Wind in the Door Book Discussion and Themed Recipe

    by Amanda Leitch1

  • Pumpkin-themed reading list for your preschool circle time, library storytime, or anytime! Reading lists include pumpkin-themed fantasy fiction and realistic fiction, including a few titles that are also Halloween selections.

    Pumpkin-Themed Preschool Books With Activity Ideas

    Pumpkin-Themed Preschool Books With Activity Ideas

    by Carolyn Augustine1

  • Ms. CeCe's preschoolers welcome spring with lesson plan activities including CeCe's "Spring is Coming Song," illustrating moving picture songs, planting pansies, and working in a garden center!

    Preschool Spring Lesson Plan

    Preschool Spring Lesson Plan

    by CeCe Rees0

  • 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.

    What You Can Do When Your Child Is Failing Math

    What You Can Do When Your Child Is Failing Math

    by Katy Medium0

  • We're at a tragic point when preschools are seen as places to prepare students for kindergarten. Not only is this developmentally inappropriate and cruel, but it also has long-term negative consequences for our nation. It results in kids who are less creative, less curious, and less communicative.

    Why Preschool Should Not Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

    Why Preschool Should Not Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

    by McKenna Meyers0

  • 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.

    Board Games for the Elementary School Classroom

    Board Games for the Elementary School Classroom

    by Rose Clearfield12

  • Hug the Earth lesson plan including "CeCe's Hug the Earth Song," "I Love the Earth" collage, valentine message to the earth, "going green" game, graphing, and a cooking activity.

    Preschool Valentine Lesson Plan: Hug the Earth

    Preschool Valentine Lesson Plan: Hug the Earth

    by CeCe Rees1

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