Curious Learners Visit Fort Worth to see Dream Park and the Iconic Longhorns at the Stockyards
We enjoyed visiting some from friends near Fort Worth and got to enjoy our first tornado warning, the historic Stockyards and DREAM park.
Curious Learners Head to Padre Island and visit a Sea Turtle Center
We really enjoyed a few days at Padre Island. The North and the South ends have two very different experiences. Our highlight was visiting a Sea Turtle Rescue Center.
Curious Learners visit the Iwo Jima Sculpture in Harlingen, TX
Heading to Harlingen Texas or teaching about Iwo Jima, check out today’s Curious Learners post.
How to Help Wiggly Learners
One of the most common questions I get in the fall is how to help fidgety kids become more centered in a classroom. First, let me encourage you to talk with your child’s teacher before you purchase anything! The teacher needs to be on board letting your child use these tools. Second, you will need…
How to Create a Homeschooling Workstation
Twas the night before our first day of homeschooling all through the house, the children were bustling, the pencils were sharpened and the school books were ready. As an educator for over two decades, I am taking this launch with the frame of mind to KEEP IT SIMPLE! I love opening a classroom in the…
Learning Strategy: Post it Notes
Learn anything in a specific order using this Post-It note learning strategy.
Learning Strategy: Kinesthetic Counting
Cultivating curiosity about number sense by using a simple task of washing hands.
It is mid-year. It is not an ideal time to change schools. Yet, circumstances don’t always line up with what is ideal in my perspective. We have chosen to continue our kids’ education by joining a Classical Conversations community in our town. I had a morning coffee interview with my son’s director, and then my…