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Reluctant Homeschooling, A Reflection.

Reluctant Homeschooling, A Reflection.

When I first started teaching, more than a decade ago, I worked in a school where a child's parents had been through divorce. The father in the family had abruptly left his high paying job and spent all day, every...

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Spring Money Bundle

Spring Money Bundle

Spring is just around the corner and even if you are inside for the foreseeable future it is always a good time to connect nature to your learning. This spring money bundle is designed for children in 6-12 classrooms.  What...

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Adding with Doubles

Adding with Doubles

I've talked before about the importance of teaching math strategies.  Teaching about doubles is one way of helping students find an anchor for their basic facts. Double equations are 1 + 1, 2 + 2, 3 + 3 etc.  If a...

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Montessori 6-12 Parenting and Caregivers Course

Montessori 6-12 Parenting and Caregivers Course

I know for many families shifting into a 6-12 Montessori class can be a big choice, especially as it is so unknown.  This course draws on my experience teaching Montessori and Traditional classes to help parents see what happens in...

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