This should be short . . . since my idea of a schedule is to bookend the day with waking up and going to bed. But my wife has different plans, and she loves to go into the new school year with a finely detailed schedule, breaking her school day into small, bite-size, time chunks.
Hey Mama, How you write your schedule has to fit YOUR life and your family. I can give you all the ideas in the world, but if something doesn’t work for you; it’s not going to work for your family. If this area is a struggle for you, the first thing you need to do
This month, Dr. Peter Price will help older students with the mental exercise of doubling large numbers by remembering what they know about their basic number facts and place value. Meanwhile he will help younger students with basic division exercises. Join him for his instructional videos and printable worksheets and help your students have fun
This month, Judi Munday brings part one of a two-part series on finding the appropriate assistive technology for students struggling with writing, specifically students with dysgraphia and dyslexia. What tools are available for students who hesitate in writing because they struggle with spelling? Is learning to write cursive a necessity? What sorts of word prediction
Bring a group of colorful creatures to life on your drawing paper this month with Brenda Ellis’ new lesson on creating a drawing with colored pencils. For this month’s focus, Brenda chose a group of fish she photographed at a local pet store. Brenda will walk you through the steps of selecting the subject for
Its name is synonymous with fear. It has been the villain of countless plots. It is arguably the most infamous of the dinosaurs. Who is it? It could be none other than Tyrannosaurus Rex. Join Figures in History teacher Cathy Diez-Luckie for her August unit on Tyrannosaurus Rex and create a paper standup cutout of
Here’s the Familyman’s Guide to Picking the Perfect Curriculum for Your Homeschool (drum roll, please): pick what you like and what works for your family. If your kids like unit studies, but you don’t . . . then don’t use unit studies. If your kids like to read living books, and you do too
India is a land where everything comes in big numbers. Almost 50 different cities have populations of over 1 million people. More than 2,500 different people groups speak over 400 languages. One of its national symbols, the tiger, is the largest member of the cat family. Join Safari Saeed on his trade route safari across