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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Learn Vocabulary in All Subjects with Copywork, Chunking, and Dictation


Did you know that Spelling You See's techniques can be used to learn vocabulary in other subjects?

Did you know that Spelling You See’s techniques can be used to learn vocabulary in other subjects? It’s time to begin a new chapter in science. Your student turns to the first page, and there, in the margin, is a list of words that the student is expected to learn. What do you do to…
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Technology: Castles, Cameras, and Connectedness


We are the first generation to parent children in the media-heavy and media-reliant world. Growing up, we saw technology and the internet evolve, and we learned about it as it became part of our world.

Lanette Judy, the Digital Curriculum Reviewer for KinderTown, recently published an article for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine about using apps and technology in the family from her perspective as a parent, educator, and curator of quality educational apps. Here’s an excerpt from the article: We are the first generation to parent children in the technology-reliant…
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10 Math Games for Early Learners


Try some of these fun and educational math games to introduce your child to math.

Young children love to ask questions and play games that involve many aspects of mathematics. Early learners need math experiences that incorporate their senses, that require them to experiment and make observations, and that allow them time to investigate a topic further. As your child’s first teacher, you can start introducing basic math concepts such…
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Make Memorizing Math Facts Fun With These 10 Activities


Add some of these idea to your math repertoire to make the task of learning math facts a fun and less stressful activity.

Add some of these idea to your math repertoire to make the task of learning math facts a fun and less stressful activity. There is no discounting the importance of your child memorizing basic math facts. It can be discouraging when you know he understands the math concept for the operation but still struggles to…
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