Why do people homeschool? What are the benefits of homeschooling? A recent research paper by Alex Cimpoca is now live at this link. The research proved to be a success and is a full-fledged 120-page report. It contains feedback from more than 1500 respondents. The reading is interesting whether you homeschool -- or teach in a private or public
Teaching the abstract idea of time to children can absolutely be accomplished by using common household items and discussion. Obviously, the discussion and learning will be ongoing as children grow and learn. As I finish the year long online KHT Montessori class, I am studying the last manual — history. Karen Tyler
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Map skills can be difficult for young children to grasp and suddenly they are in school faced with a map worksheet. Parents can help at home to create a foundation for map terminology and use in very simple ways. Geography was one of the last units in my year long
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This post has a PermaLeaf® White Orchid review and free Pre-K flower PDF. We have been working with flowers and plants this spring. It is a refreshing to think about plants during the dormant looking landscape at the end of the snowy Minnesota winter. PermaLeaf® has the widest selection of outdoor artificial plants
Mystery Writing Generic ISNs for Grades 2 and 3 This post has a link to a free product on Teachers Pay Teachers to help inspire students to plan and write mystery stories. Interactive notebook pages include ones for characters, settings, sequencing events, and clues. Rubrics for the teacher and student
Decision making introduction and strategies help teach students how to make informed decisions. It is important for people to learn ways to help make decisions as the process can be so difficult. I used to teach a similar unit when I taught gifted education classes. All classes would benefit from