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Book Roundup: Books for Military Kids, Families, and Teaching

As we approach the holidays, students and children of military families will especially miss their parents who are serving our country.  I’ve compiled a list of the best books for military families and for military students during the holidays and all year.  These books remind us of the sacrifices that parents and children make for Read More

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Differentiating Vocabulary to Reach All Students in Social Studies and Science

  Teachers need to reach students of all ability levels in one classroom. You have English Language Learners, gifted students, and each one of your students has different background experiences that play a role in how they receive information. You may have support for reading and math classes. Since these subjects are assessed using standardized Read More

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Growth Mindset: A Goodbye Party

As our homeschool day comes to an end, I wanted to do a quick post about a “goodbye party” that we celebrated today.  We wanted to say GOODBYE to all the words that I hear way too often from the kids, “I can’t”, “too hard”, “I won’t”, and “I’m no good”.  I told the kids Read More