Once Upon A Time
10/24/2013 00:02:00 AM
So, you like writing storybooks for kids?
You’re a real children’s author!’
Was this a cool conversation starter or what? And then a compliment came along. I took it!
But I heard something last week that made me stop and think. My girlfriend Renate thinks tha..
Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Homeschooling
10/01/2013 22:11:51 PM
It was common years ago that the general public pictured homeschooled kids to be backward or strange. This is completely the opposite of what we have all seen in the past few years. Technological advances have made controlling the homeschool environment and experience much easier. Read this article ..
Is that a challenge or a threat?
04/05/2013 13:01:31 PM
In an article that appears in USA Today the findings from a research study conducted by Susan Charles, professor of psychology and social behavior at the University of California-Irvine, are released and explained. It seems that after concluding an extensive study, the results have ..
Diatribe: Using Cocaine In Elementary School Science Projects.
01/30/2013 11:10:44 AM
As a young student, I really didn’t have to work as hard as my peers to get good grades. I was diagnosed with exceptional reading skills at a very young age and I think that helped a great deal. While not a textbook overachiever, I completed my studies and graduated from high schoo..
Public Schools Kicking Teachers to the Curb
01/11/2013 08:48:13 AM
Calling All Good Teachers
Resignation Incentive. That's what my district and many others across the country are calling their latest attempts to save money at the expense of good effective teaching and learning. They want anyone who has been teaching long enough to be really good at it to quit and m..
Speech Therapy Tips for Producing the "th" sound
12/27/2012 12:03:48 PM
Tips for Producing the “th” Sound
Thursday is the perfect day to practice producing the “th” sound with your child. There are two different “th” sounds in the English language: the voiced “th” (this, though, then) and the voiceless “th&r..
Serene Sunday -Lessons for Children -Be a Friend to Yourself
12/16/2012 13:52:08 PM
Serene Sunday - it is important to teach our children to to be friends to themselves.
Each Serene Sunday throughout the month of December has been devoted to sharing lessons I learned and am teaching my children. These lessons are good tips for both children and adults. Previous Serene Sunday articl..
Try Reading Swirling, Vibrating Words
11/20/2012 17:03:51 PM
Credit: meQuite by accident, we discovered why our 11 year old son could not read
10-13% of the population has Iren Syndrome or SSS (Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome) and are functionally illiterate, most are never diagnosed.
I was gathering books to return to friends one day when the book Rea..
Mad Woman: On Sensory Stories for Kids with Special Needs
11/20/2012 11:18:53 AM
I am sitting on my living room floor trying to untangle a rubber spider from some dryer balls and wondering if the stock cube I have soaking on a cotton wool pad will still be as pungent in a week’s time. Am I a house wife gone mad? Well I might be, but no actually. This is my job and on the f..
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