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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

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

Fingerprint Heart Project

Here’s a pinterest idea that is so simple for young children in your home or classroom.  Or, even better, maybe you can do this for your sweetheart. It’s a free … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Should Elementary Schools Departamentalize?

What do you think about this topic? I believe it’ll work for upper elementary levels but I don’t believe it’ll work for younger children. We have seen this done successfully … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

17 YouTube Kids Channels to Build Literacy

If you’re a homeschooling parent or a teacher who loves to use the internet for enrichment activities, you need to go to these YouTube channels to increase and enrich reading … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brain Hacking 203: Having a Big Chunk Brain Library

Here’s a wonderful graphic that you might want to print out and share with your young students. It’s a wonderful way to encourage students to learn and be exposed to … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

7 Reasons Why Cursive Handwriting Should be Taught Again

There is a movement among educators and parents for children to again be taught to think and write in cursive style handwriting.  I know it won’t be tested for State … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pre-school Benefits Fade by 3rd Grade?

Apparently so, according to some recent studies done in both Tennessee and Miami, Florida. There’s a large academic boost for those who attended pre-school as they entered Kindergarten but the … Continue reading

November 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Free Thanksgiving Turkey Buildable

The wonderful U.S. holiday, #Thanksgiving, is coming up in a couple of weeks.  Here’s a wonderful free, printable #turkey booklet that I know you’ll like to use in your classroom … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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