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Pilgrim

Exploring the Mayflower

Last week our history studies led us to the Mayflower and the Pilgrims.  We are entering the  time period of American colonization.  Since it isn’t the Thanksgiving season, we were able to focus on more of the historical facts. This is a subject that has a lot of resources available.  …

Seasons

Learning about Seasons

Today we learned about the tilt of the earth’s axis and how its orbit around the sun brings us the seasons.  As we explored all the resources I had gathered, I thought I would share them with you.  We spent only a little bit of an afternoon focused on this …

Encourage Reading

Literacy is an essential element of survival and success. Many parents struggle with ways to develop a love of reading. Here are …

Spelling

To be honest, spelling has not been an easy subject for me to teach. I have tried several different resources, and I …

Elementary Math

Math curriculum choices are always the most difficult for me. I want to make sure I am giving my students the best …

First Language Lessons

As we move from preschool and kindergarten, I believe it is important to start laying the foundation of writing, and First Language …

Teach Your Child to Read

Each Tuesday I am sharing resources that I recommend for PreK-K, and last week I discussed a Handwriting curriculum. In the Three …

Handwriting Without Tears

Handwriting Without Tears is a wonderful introduction to handwriting and to the “school” table as well! Whenever a mom of a 4 …