Tag Archives: Homeschool

11 Aug

1. Set the Stage: Helping Kids Become World Class Readers and Scholars! Back-To-School Time already! All summer I’ve written about summer reading projects, themes, great read-alouds and how-to overcome the infamous “summer slide”. Today I’m sharing a couple of interesting links including:  Room organization (Edutopia) Kindergarten classroom (Kindergarten Smorgasboard) Classroom Visuals (guest post by Debbie Clement) My ideal classroom has no teacher desk, less furniture the better, other than a comfortable mix of tables or flat surfaces for writing, centers,…..

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19 Jul

Childhood is a precious time! Summer is a grand time for relaxation, family trips or mini-vacations. Time to get in the car, drive to cool campgrounds, parks and beaches. Time for play. Time to get into nature and hopefully ‘unplug’. While driving, listen to a story and play old fashioned games instead of your kids turning on electronics.  Road trips can’t be beat for educational mileage. Summer is a time to find seashells and turn branches and blankets into forts. Or use…..

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