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Interested in saving on Homeschooling Items?

Are you a homeschooling family that is looking for items to use in this coming school year?  Go to Lea Ann Garfias’ website to learn more. Get Ready to Save … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Parents as Servant Leaders

Have you ever wondered how you can teach your children to be servants and encouragers of others? Bottom line?  They need to see you being a servant leader.  If you’re … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 4 Comments

19 Reading Response Questions to Answer

Enough with the Reading strategies being tested like Compare/Contrast, Main Idea/Detail, etc. etc. etc.!  Why not just ask questions for understanding like: Who did the author write this story for? … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Important Life Skills to Teach our Next Generation

As a parent who succeeded in raising two young men, I was always cognizant of teaching them to be independent and knowing how to live their life by themselves.  I … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

How to Set Up a Montessori-Type Home School Center

I’m sure you’ve heard about and often wondered if you could set up your Home School area like a Montessori School in your office/dining room/outside porch etc.  Here’s a wonderful … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

What is the Difference between a Conclusion and an Inference?

Have you ever had a hard time explaining the difference between the Reading strategy of Inference and the strategy of Conclusion?  Good luck! I’ve just seen a wonderful explanation of … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

25 Tricks to Improve Boring Lessons

Do you have to teach multiplication tables, boring algorithms, history dates, fluency, comprehension, list of U.S. Presidents, etc.  B O R I N G! So, how can you make these … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

How to Help Children (or yourself) With Anxiety

Are you afraid of spiders?  Is your child afraid of dogs or arriving late at a social situation?  Notice that the word “afraid” is consistent in both situations?  You know … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Who are our students anyway?

Twenty years ago we teachers and parents were concerned about how our children “felt about themselves” and being able to acknowledge their strengths and weaknesses.  We encouraged them to accept their … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Huge Collection of Free Santa and Elf Themes Printables

Do you have young children in your home who love to color or do crafts?  Are you going “crazy” running around trying to find something for your younger students to … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

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