Informational education blog posts and printable resources for parents

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Why People Homeschool Recent Study

Why people homeschool -- have you wondered? What are the benefits of homeschooling? Why people homeschool has been researched in a receent paper by Alex Cimpoca which 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

2018-07-08T14:34:26+00:00By |Categories: For Parents|Tags: |
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DIY Map Skills Treasure Hunt and Free PDF

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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Twitter Party with Giveaways for MCBD 1-27–2017

This post has information about the Twitter party with Giveaways for MCBD 1-27-2017. The giveaways are books, of course, as MCBD means Multicultural Children’s Book Day. It will be at 9PM EST on that evening. Join us! Hashtags to follow are #readyourworld and #ReadYourWorld. It is a vibrant, fun and

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Miniapple International Montessori Visit

I recently visited Miniapple International Montessori which has three locations near Minneapolis, Minnesota. I observed in classrooms and met the staff and students. I had a wonderful experience learning about the school. Miniapple is an International peace site for teaching children to give back, help others, and recognize the importance of a peaceful

2018-07-08T20:32:52+00:00By |Categories: For Parents, Montessori|Tags: |

Oral Reading Fluency and Comprehension Issues

According to A to Z Reading, “Fluency refers to a student’s speed, smoothness, and ease of oral reading. Fluent readers read more quickly and smoothly, allowing them to focus on comprehension. Fluent readers gain more meaning from the text they read. Because fluency leads to comprehension, fluent readers enjoy reading more than students

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