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One Semester Down, One To Go

Well there was a huge learning curve for me this semester but I feel like I’ve kept my head above water.  I feel like I have a good grasp on what type of work challenges my kids, what is a good match for them, and what is an easy/fun type of activity to do when we all need a break.   330 more words

Teaching

Time Constraints and MiniBooks

Sometimes in a classroom it can be hard to commit yourself to doing a whole lapbook.  There’s the cost, of course (not that manila folders are all that expensive, but it does add up), but more than that, there’s the time commitment.  396 more words

Crafts

Lapbooks Round 2

Well round 2 of lapbooking was a (mostly) huge success and we will for sure be using them in Music Theory next week!  This time around I had 20 explorers for the kids to choose from (no duplicates) and they made a lapbook about their explorer’s life/times/accomplishments/failures/etc.   767 more words

Teaching

My First Experience with Lapbooks

I honestly think one of the most important qualities of a teacher is the willingness to also be a learner.  To keep up with changes in kids, society, education, and to increase your mastery in your content area (or to add mastery of a new one), you really have to be constantly learning and open to learning. 597 more words

Teaching

Buffalo Lesson Ideas & Book List

We watch a lot of animal documentaries in our house.  In fact, my son (turning four years old next month) once told me, “Mom, I don’t really like kids’ TV shows.   835 more words

Book Lists

Wing it! Adult Classes For Those Who Fly With Us!

Phoenix is proud to offer hundreds of great classes each and every year. This year we have an exciting line up of classes for grades 1-6, Teens and Adults. 62 more words

Phoenix Foundation

Sewing Lapbook

As a homeschool family, we love lapbooks.  For those who have never heard of a lapbook, they are basically mini learning scrapbooks.  You just take the information that you are learning (math, science, etc) and put it all into a folder in a creative way.   74 more words

Sewing