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Free Resource: Plagiarism and Citing Sources Handout

This week has been a lot of fun. We still have two planners and a copy of Readers in Residence to giveaway. And more free resources coming your way. Here is Wednesday’s free resource created by English teacher Beverly Graybill. Bev teaches three grammer mini-courses, Middle School Tools A, Middle School Tools B, and American History Through Read More…

Q & A with the English Faculty

English teachers Amy Wallace and Bev Graybill joined me to discuss some relevant topics for high school and middle school English. Why is grammar important? How should it be taught? How do you handle plagiarism and giving appropriate credit? What are some of the best ways to build and maintain English skills over the summer? Read More…

Writers in Residence Q & A: Author Debra Bell and Homeschooling Mom Heather Eades Answer Your Questions

Author Debra Bell and homeschooling mom Heather Eades took time today to answer some frequently asked questions about the Writers in Residence curriculum and the online class. Heather uses the program with her own children and is a part of the pilot group. She also will be teaching the online class this fall. Why did you Read More…

Free Printable: Writing Rubric by Debra Bell

Yesterday we gave out this printable graph paper. Today we are focusing on all things related to Writers in Residence and Readers in Residence, a language arts curriculum created by Debra Bell. She used the six traits of writing model to develop this rubric. Download the free Traits of Great Writing for Teens rubric and Read More…

Q & A with the Math Faculty

Today is Math Monday 🙂 Earlier we posted this free printable. The math teachers also got together on Zoom to answer some common questions about teaching math. First, take a moment to meet our math faculty. What are some tips or best practices for learning math? What is a good course plan for high school Read More…

Free Printable: Graph Paper

Graphing can be one of the toughest skills for math students to master. In my decade of experience as a high school math teacher I noticed that a good sheet of graph paper can make a big difference. I’d run off a bunch of double-sided copies of this before each unit on graphing so it was Read More…