The summer is nearly here — we have two more weeks of school left! — and I need to get our summer math in order! Summer Math Word Problems for Elementary School For my rising 3rd grade son, it’s an easy decision: Daily Word Problems, Grade 4. All three of my kids have been…
Clipping product labels is an easy way for schools to raise money. Have you heard of Tyson Project A+? Each label from over 30 Tyson products nets your school 24 cents!
Online book fair from SlimyBookworm.com is a great school or sports team fundraiser that boosts literacy!
Back to school shopping for my slightly picky son, age 7-years-old and what he selected from Tea Collection for himself.
Getting Ready for Kindergarten or Preschool I have some posts to help with this transition getting your child ready from pre-Kindergarten to Kindergarten.
NPR has a feature on why preschool is the best job training program. Nobel prize winning economist James Heckman found that the soft skills necessary for success in the workplace — things like “being able to pay attention and focus, being curious and open to new experiences, and being able to control your temper and not get frustrated” — were skills that were learned, not in high school or college, but during preschool! It seems when it comes to job training, all preschools can do the job, though there does seem to be a bias for Montessori to develop future billionaires. Imagine Bill Gates, had he not gone to preschool, would be just another college drop out! Preschool, it seems, made all the difference!
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With back-to-school quickly approaching, all parents have two things on their minds; saving money and finding simple solutions to ease the transition into the busy school year ahead. Below is a list of the top five FREE tech tools to ensure success for back-to-school, whether you’re headed off to college or a parent whose child is entering kindergarten.
My husband sent me this great article from CNN. It saddens me that teachers are bearing the brunt of negativity that bears resemblance to a Salem Witch Hunt because the U.S. education system is broken. It’s not the teacher’s fault; the roots for the demise lay in No Child Left Behind but I digress.