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alphabet and reading on the road
February 18, 2013 5 comments

alphabet and reading on the road

The kids and I spent the weekend in Pennsylvania, showering ...

iPad apps: best apps for teaching, learning and fun
December 24, 2012 20 comments

iPad apps: best apps for teaching, learning and fun

Here it is–the long-awaited post that I promised months ago: ...

3 quick, hands-on, totally cool math games
August 20, 2012 11 comments

3 quick, hands-on, totally cool math games

Every summer, our school hands out summer packets–worksheets upon worksheets ...

quick trick: how to teach kids to write number 5
May 10, 2012 19 comments

quick trick: how to teach kids to write number 5

Many, many children I know have a difficult time learning ...

quick & easy grid games: concepts of print
May 2, 2012 5 comments

quick & easy grid games: concepts of print

It’s been a busy few days for us, but we’re ...

quick trick: keep. those. LIDS!
April 2, 2012 6 comments

quick trick: keep. those. LIDS!

How many of you have recycle bins that are nearly ...

number hunt 2.0: hide, seek, and name numbers!
March 20, 2012 8 comments

number hunt 2.0: hide, seek, and name numbers!

My sweet Cora has had some trouble with identifying numbers–especially ...

ways to make math learning FUN! (& Kindle giveaway!)
January 17, 2012 2 comments

ways to make math learning FUN! (& Kindle giveaway!)

For some kiddos, math IS fun. Adding is awesome.  Subtracting ...