Last week Lela read an article that talked about how kids are not drinking enough water. She also discovered she was one of those kids. She was so interested she even created her own water drinking survey (thanks to all that took it. If your child hasn’t taken the survey yet, click here). Ever since… Read More Join Lela’s Water Revolution!
I remember so clearly my mom making me choose an article from the paper and write a blurb about it. In addition to my school work, this was her weekly assignment I had to do. Now like most middle school students the idea of more work was not my idea of fun—at all. However, I… Read More Freebie: Our Current Events Curriculum
What’s more, it includes a great teacher, the award-winning eMedia My Violin interactive Win/Mac CD-ROM. Available in three sizes so kids as young as 5 can learn to play! Here’s what Kole, age 11, has to say about the Violin Starter Set for Kids. Kole has a point – what is the difference between a… Read More Violin Starter Set for Kids – On Sale Now! Perfect for beginners, this Violin Starter Set contains everything your child needs to play the violin.
I wanted to share a template I created to help the girls practice the concept of opposites. They love sitting and matching the words together and I love that this activity is something they love do do independently. Everybody wins. Want to give it a try? Simply download the template and print it out. The words… Read More Freebie: Word Play, When Opposites Attract
Online. Free. Easy. It is a fact, records are apart of our lives. And for me that means not only keeping up with attendance but with grades as well. One program that I have found and love is called engrade. For me it is a one-stop shop that is super easy to use. Even though… Read More Free Online Gradebook
This is going to be a quick post. Why? Well for starters I am in the middle of searching for lesson ideas for introducing helping verbs (my very favorite verbs!!) to Princess Bella. Although I know and love these verbs I am always open to new and innovative ways to teach them. So I went… Read More Need a Lesson Plan? Search Here
This looks like a great webinar, and it is FREE. I am registering today and would love to chat with folks after the webinar to see what you think. Stay Encouraged Dream Big for Learning: Connecting Imagery to Language At Lindamood-Bell, we DREAM BIG for learning! In this live webinar, Nanci Bell will describe the imagery-language… Read More Free webinar, March 18th: The Imagery- Language Connection for Literacy Inbox x
So the princesses are learning Spanish and I must say they are having a great time. Spanish class is actually Princess Jubilee’s favorite class. We are using a new program this year, Flip Flop Spanish. Thus far I like it because of it steady pace and because it is conversational based. I also like it… Read More Free Spanish Worksheets
So the other day I was chatting with my hubby about the girls and their work. This is something we try to routinely do just so he can stay abreast of their status and I can unload, vent, get praise (yes, sometimes I need it) and get help. I was sharing with him that I… Read More Sometimes They Know Best
I am a firm believer of practice makes possible. So I am always on the lookout for ways my girls can practice concepts and skills they have been taught. Today, I found a wonderful website (brand new to me) that allows you to create worksheets and print them off for free. I was so… Read More Create and Print Your Free Worksheet Here!!