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Best Websites for English Teachers

If you’re a teacher of English Composition, Grammar, and/or other English Department topics, perhaps you should go to these websites featured by weareteachers.com. Included are Kahoot (a fun site for … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Explore the 50 States

Are you a home schooling family or a teacher of children who you feel desperately need to learn about our country?  I just discovered this site for home schooling families … Continue reading

May 31, 2017 · 1 Comment

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

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