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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Category Archives: home school

Are you having difficulty surviving on a teacher’s salary?

Now that I have your attention, let me introduce you to Crystal’s website, survivingateacherssalary.com.  Her latest post included a wonderful “free” poster used to motivate and encourage your young readers … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

A New Year = New Beginnings

What better time to get re-organized than at the beginning of a new year?  For instance, I’ve heard that a long-time custom in China was for all families to “sweep” … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Wonsters Help Spelling and Phonics?

Do you know a child who is having trouble learning phonics sounds or needs help in spelling?  I know that English is considered one of the most difficult languages to … Continue reading

November 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

How can you make your classroom inclusive and fair?

Over my many years of teaching, federal Inclusive requirements allowed for many blessings and some really hard teaching situations. For instance while teaching an elementary music class, one of the … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why are kids bored at school and feel “entitled?”

“Using technology as a “Free babysitting service” is, in fact, not free at all. The payment is waiting for you just around the corner.  We pay with our kids’ nervous … Continue reading

September 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Large Family Home School Haul

When you’re a homeschooling family you are not having your taxes pay for all your school items, for sure.  Here’s a blog about a Home School mother being able to … Continue reading

September 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Instruction on How to be a Good Loser

Do you have a child who is really a “bad loser?”  Competitive children instinctively just don’t want to ever lose. Now, add to that a child who is Autistic and … Continue reading

August 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Should we prepare a preschooler to read?

Absolutely!  For years we teachers have begged parents to read and ask comprehension questions of their preschool children!  There’s no doubt that a child who is prepared either from a … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why you should buy STEM/Educational toys?

Are you a parent who is really trying to enrich your child’s intellectual capabilities?  Do you want to increase their STEM skills?  Do you also want to heighten their curiosity … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Do you have a 3D printer? Want to make a rocket?

If you do have access to a 3D printer, you’ll just love this idea that I just saw posted on Twitter by Crystal, of http://www.survivingateacherssalary.com.  She has the links that … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment