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HOW KINDER WORKS - Drawings are good for Kinders good at things

Ever since I found out that nearly half of my class are ESL learners, I’ve been lurking through quite a few ESL blogs trying to figure out how best to teach my kinder kiddos. 399 more words


Max from How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How The Grinch Stole Christmas! By Dr. Seuss

Book Synopsis: A Grinch lives up to his name as the town gets ready for Christmas.  He decides to steal Christmas but the town’s response convinces him to change his mind and grow his heart. 165 more words


Tidbits from Week 5

Wrapping up week #5 here today. I cannot believe we are almost half way through our first term! We are slowly finding a flexible enough routine that works for us…I think. 854 more words

Homeschool Happenings

READ ALOUD - David Gets in Trouble!

Skateboarding inside the house? Walking out the house without his pants? Eating the dog’s treats?! Oh no – David gets in trouble!

Title: David Gets in Trouble… 311 more words



Click Clack Moo Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin

Book Synopsis: The cows at Farmer Brown’s farm are making demands but the farmer refuses to meet their demands and the cows go on strike. 115 more words


#FallInstitute2015 @IowaASCD

What do these have in common?

Miami Vice,

Golden Girls theme song,

Mr. Rogers,

Dalai Lama,

Black Swan,

Literary giants:  Ken & Yetta Goodman, Jerry Harste, Donalyn Miller, Reba M Wadsworth, Katie Wood Ray… 913 more words


The Autumn Book Basket

The Autumn Equinox is almost upon us, so I wanted to share with you the children’s books that I have collected over the years. They are very much family favourites, and I hope that you will find a favourite or two here also. 434 more words

Charlotte Mason