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  • When Learning at Home is on the Fritz These Six Things Will Help Everyone Come Together

    It happens to everyone - public school families, private school families, homeschool families - anxious energy starts to buzz, voices are raised, t...
  • Gameschool: Math Lessons in Bears vs Babies

    What if you could sneak in some practice with multiplication on the weekend? With Bears vs. Babies, you could!  The Distributive Law says that: a(b...
  • The Perfect Bookend

    It takes a village to raise a child. There are family members, friends, coaches, teachers, and other leaders in the community who influence our chi...
  • When Things Are Falling Apart, Advice from a Virgo

    Dear Friend, I got a late start to the "school year" and felt anxiety. All across social media public school parents proudly shared their back-to-s...
  • Tales of a Bunny and a Butterfly

    One of my favorite things about teaching my children is how incredibly different they are from one another. Their interests, strengths, and challen...
  • What does length sound like?

    Have you ever tried... Have you ever tried to learn to play a musical instrument? I recently took some advice from Mo Willems and sat down with Mr....
  • To Delight in Math that Emerges through Childsplay

    Yesterday I went for a walk with my son and it reminded me of the walks we used to do two years ago and the videos we used to shoot. I was digging ...
  • Mathical Book Prize Collection

    Math + Magical = Mathical I fell down a rabbit hole and look what I found! Something called the "Mathical Book Prize!" I think that's Math + Magic...
  • Discover one way math and science might emerge at the breakfast table

    This was a cool thing that happened today. It was so exciting that I forgot that I'm recovering from a cold and dressed in my most comfortable clot...
  • Allowance

    Allowance is discussed frequently in parenting circles. Do you give an allowance? If so, when do you start? How much do you give? Do your children ...
  • In Search of Kindred Spirits

     "You'll have to meet his extraordinary needs at home because we will just cover the basics at school," said the gifted coordinator. "But isn't th...
  • MATH Reading Challenge - Great Picture Books that can teach you (almost) everything you need to know about math

    Raise your hand if you like learning from picture books! Me too!! In fact, it is one of my favorite cheats to #neverStopLearning. Below I have orga...