I’m back…3 1/2 years later.
Arkansas’ Summer Fun Place
My last blog post was in January 2019. I didn’t have much time to blog once I started teaching in 2017, then my site was hijacked. Yep, I was blocked out of my own site. I ignored it, like that would help, until recently. Yesterday, my brilliant IT-genius husband, Anthony, fixed it. Easily. I still […]
Six Simple Ways to Use Storytelling as Teaching Tools
This is a sponsored post by Wild River Country. All reviews and opinions expressed in this post are based on my personal view. As a new teacher, I’ve relished in my first summer break since I was in college (long, long ago). My kids and I have just been hanging out, having playdates, visiting family, […]
We Need Global Problem Solvers
By Jim Weiss Stories are spectacularly successful learning tools. Many studies show that children whose parents tell and/or read stories to them from an early age turn out to be better readers and students later on. Furthermore, you are twenty times more likely to remember information if you learn it in a story than if […]
Success Skills for High School, College, and Career
Global problem solvers are in high demand. Just google Re-Imagine Education and check out the wealth of conferences and events focused on what learning matters to ensure individuals have the skills to think like entrepreneurs and collaborate with people from all backgrounds.
Why I Teach: A Manifesto
I recently had the opportunity to interview Cary J. Green, PhD, author of Success Skills for High School, College, and Career.
Five Tips From East Asian Education That Will Help Your Child Excel in School
I recently changed careers to teach at my kids’ school. During the first week of teacher professional development, we were asked to reflect on why we teach by writing our teaching manifesto. My Teaching Manifesto
Summer Reading Parenting Tips
By Dr. Cornelius Grove You’re the parent of a young child. You know that a solid education is critical to their future. But, right now, the U.S. ranks 17th in education, behind not only Asian nations but many Western nations too – even Russia. So what, as a parent, can you do?
5 STEM and Maker Apps and Games
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The Importance of Reading to Kids
School’s out! And that means it’s time to plan for what summer activities should be on schedule. What should you do to keep your kids from the summer slide and regressing academically on their summer break? STEM and maker apps and games. Traditionally, epidemic as the designated family vacation time, sildenafil summer travel was a […]
**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island. — Walt Disney I’ve written before about the importance of reading to kids on my blog here and here. Reading […]