Top Resources for Homeschoolers (and teachers!)

I am so excited about this list of products!  Finding the right curriculum for your kids is not an easy task, whether you are homeschooler or a teacher.  While homeschooling parents love being able to choose different curriculums for their kids, finding what will work isn’t an easy task.  Hearing from other homeschoolers makes the…

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10 Tools for Teaching about Plants

Parts of a Plant Teaching Ideas

April showers bring May flowers, right!?  Springtime always means garden time for me, at home and in the classroom.  Each year, I teach a unit on plants and we begin growing our own flowers in plenty of time so they can be sent home on Mother’s Day for a special gift. Are you teaching about…

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Classroom Games for Kids

  While I am one of the BIGGEST proponents for using technology in the class, I have noticed that kids are not as social as they used to be when it comes to simple things like playing games together.  My son, who is autistic, can play by himself on computers, iPads, and his Nintendo DS….

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Teacher Stress End of Year

  May and August are the most stressful for teachers.  There are so many tasks to complete, assessments to give, and papers to grade.  The kids are restless and ready for the end of the year.  Parents are (finally) worried about their child’s progress and want answers NOW.  Administration needs end of the year paperwork completed….

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Tens Frame Egg Carton

  I don’t know about you, but around this time of year we have SO many egg cartons!  We decided to cut some up and create ten frames!  It was so easy and didn’t cost us a penny! We started out by cutting the egg crate.  I used scissors opened all of the way and…

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