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Category Archives: elementary instruction

Are monsters coming to your room at the end of October?

Halloween can be a fun or a very scary special day, depending upon the age of your student (and how much sugar they’ve eaten so far.)  Why not make this … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Need resources for your STEM projects?

  Are you a teacher/home schooling parent who is looking for STEM lesson ideas?  How about ideas that help you encouraging women in STEM jobs, energy literacy, joules, and the … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

“I’m good.” “It was good.”

I just got so tired of hearing these answers when I tried to find out things about my students. “How was your weekend?”  “Good.” “How was the food?  “Good.” “How … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

NASCAR teaches STEM skills

Do you or your child love speed, cars, and anything NASCAR?  I just found out that NASCAR has an app available that really does teach about things like wind resistance, … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Is your child ready for Kindergarten?

How can you know if your child is ready for Kindergarten?  First of all, if you’re really concerned, contact a current Kindergarten teacher to find out the prerequisites for their … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Back to School Made Easy

Oh no!  It’s almost August and that means SCHOOL IS GOING TO START SOON!  Aaaarrrrgggghhhh! I know, I know.  No more sleeping in past 5:35, no more shopping during the … Continue reading

July 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Children Need to Fidget!

How many adults can sit still for 30″ without “going crazy?”  How soon do you start bouncing your leg, curling your hair, tapping your finger nails onto a table?  I’m … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Add a Little Spice to Classrooms

Are you a new teacher who is looking for a fun way to to reinforce vocabulary skills?  Are you an experienced teacher who just needs some more ideas to make … Continue reading

March 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

How to Make a Movie Trailer for a Book

YouTube, TV. videos, gaming, movie theaters, are all influencing our children and students.  How can we get them back to reading books and other print literature? Here’s a really wonderful … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are We Asking Stupid Questions?

Now that I have your attention…As teachers and/or parents, are we asking questions that really don’t allow for inquiry or research based answers?   I know that I often ask … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

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