Did you know that autism affects 1 out of 68 children? April is Autism Awareness Month, and thinking about educators made me wonder how it affects them and their students. With the increased push to use technology in the classroom, I figured that there had to be technology out there to help children with autism […]
You want your children to succeed in their education. We do too. We offer practical tips for teaching your children math, science, writing, and more! These tips can be applied to any homeschool curriculum. There are also highlights of our new textbooks with examples of how our curriculum trains your children to have success in their learning.
Achievement testing. You probably dread it. Your child probably dreads it. But, just as a physical checkup at the doctor’s office is helpful to make sure your child is growing properly, annual achievement testing can help you make sure your child is making appropriate progress academically. Here are a few tips to reduce the pre-testing […]
I’m not a big fan of winter. There are some aspects that I enjoy—things like homemade soup and big mugs of hot chocolate. But I don’t enjoy activities such as having to bundle up to go outside to pick up my mail or having to shovel snow out of my driveway. I find myself looking […]
April 30, 2014, will mark 225 years since George Washington was sworn in as the first president of the United States. The nation has had 44 different presidents during those years. Many of these men began their careers as lawyers, soldiers, or politicians. But I was curious to find out what some of our presidents […]
Welcome to February—one of my favorite months of the entire year! This year, it’s even more exciting because of the 2014 Winter Olympics™ in Sochi, Russia. In light of the upcoming games, here’s a look at the host country of Russia. Geography Acting as a “bridge” between the continents of Europe and Asia, Russia shares […]
February is just around the corner, and for educators that means Black History Month is too. Below you’ll find a quick reference guide for several figures in American history (who I think are inspiring!) as well as a list of kid-friendly resources for Black History Month. This list is not comprehensive but provides some ideas […]
I always encourage my children to make gifts to give their grandparents and other extended family members for Christmas. My children enjoy making them, and other family members enjoy receiving them. Below are some of the gifts we made at our house this year. Necklaces (recommended for children 4+) These are very simple and inexpensive […]