Everyone wants Christmas sweater, right? Well, they are loud, colorful, and kind of crazy, but ugly Christmas sweaters are as popular as ever and they’re selling like crazy. Some are so wild and crazy that they are actually cute. Why would anybody buy one of these sweaters? Maybe they hope to be the winner of the “ugliest Christmas sweater” at their office party, or they plan … [Read more...] about Everyone Needs An Ugly Christmas Sweater! Right?
Research and Study Skills
Why are kids fascinated by bugs? They love 'em. Boys like to let the critters crawl up and down their arms and are delighted when it makes the girls scream. Hehe! Boys are funny like that. Many girls are intrigued by the little buggers, too. They just don't want to admit it. But both boys and girls like to investigate and study about bugs. Let them take pictures of the bugs … [Read more...] about Investigating Bugs…A Great Way To Teach Research and Study Skills
Homelife Resources… There are several different approaches for teaching your children to be productive, educated learners. Let’s talk about the unschooling or relaxed schooling approach. Unschooling was defined by John Holt, a 20th century American educator who taught that children have a strong desire to learn and a curiosity that drives them to learn what they need to know … [Read more...] about The Unschooling/Relaxed Schooling Approach To Education
The Unit Study Learning Approach There are several different approaches for teaching your children to be productive, educated learners. Today we’re going to find out more about the Unit Study Approach. A Unit Study takes one topic or unit of study and combines different subjects to revolve around and tie into that topic. It can include language arts, science, history, … [Read more...] about The Unit Study Approach To Education
Planning a Spur of the Moment Online Field Trip Scholastic.com is hosting a virtual fieldtrip of Ellis Island this Thursday, March 29, at 1pm eastern time and it looks really, really interesting. I know, I can just hear you saying, • “But that’s not in my weekly lesson plan. We couldn’t possibly fit this in.” My answer is that you do need to have a system or schedule in … [Read more...] about Planning a Spur of the Moment Online Field Trip