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Just Add Snow Day “Specials” Pt. 3

Just Add Snow-Day Specials– Books to Read and Read-aloud When the winter months seem to put a damper on your homeschool, breaking up your days with a sprinkling of “Snow-Day Specials” can be just the cure! Transform your family’s cabin fever by creating cozy-day fun with favorite books to read and read-aloud. Here are just Read More…

Just Add Snow-Day “Specials” Pt. 2

When the temperatures are too cold to be outside for long afternoon breaks, games are a perfect way to bring families together, while also reinforcing skills needed for learning. Here are this homeschooling mama’s top picks for beating winter blues through fun and games!  Littles Cranium Hulabaloo teaches shape and color recognition while letting children Read More…

Just Add Snow-Day “Specials” Pt.1

As your homeschool finds its New Year’s groove again, one way to smooth away some of the rough patches is to build in some Snow Day fun on those cozy afternoons. By sprinkling “specials” often reserved for breaks and holidays into your everyday school routine, you can keep the joy of homeschooling alive and dust Read More…

Learning How To Learn: Barbara Oakley at TEDx

Barbara Oakley is a top educational researcher and a professor of engineering. But she wasn’t always a math person. Originally interested primarily in languages and cultures, she made a career change at age 26 (reminds me of myself…I pivoted from French to mathematics when I started college). In this video she explains what she learned Read More…