Category Archives: General Information

Problem Solving

HANDY SOLUTIONS Skills: problem and solution   Label each of a few hand cutouts with a different everyday problem such as “I forgot my lunch,” “I can’t find my eraser,” and “My desk wobbles.” Then, for each hand cutout, cut … Continue reading

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In Support of Home School Parent Teachers

By definition, a teacher is one who can impart information in a way that others can understand it.  It means to show or explain how to do something.  So, a question just begs to be asked….  If those you are … Continue reading

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Parental Responsibility for Learning

Parental Responsibility for Learning. Education should be a partnership between teachers, family and community.  Unfortunately, the last two have been given a pass, leaving the entire burden on teachers.  During the 28 years that I taught English in the same … Continue reading

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What has Testing and Accountability Taught Us?

After spending close to 30 years in public education, I now find myself rather conflicted. I feel confused and frustrated, not knowing which direction to turn. I feel as though public education has been hijacked by corporations and politicians who … Continue reading

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Helping Your Kids to Problem Solve

Helping Children Learn to Problem Solve There are many ways to help children learn to problem solve.  Often, as adults, we try to help children solve the problems they encounter – we want to be helpful or we don’t want … Continue reading

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Information Literacy

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What is Information Literacy?

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