Starting the school year can be a time of great excitement… and anxiety. Help calm your child’s fears with these teacher-approved hints that will get everyone ready for the big day:
Discovery Education introduces Parent Corner, a free Web site filled with interactive digital content that engages learners of all ages.
SpellQuizzer is an easy to use software that helps your child learn their weekly spelling list without having to write them over and over again. Yes, I know writing them is a good way to learn spelling words and kids should spend some of their study time every week writing their words, but SpellQuizzer is [...]
I was surprised at the responses the last post solicited! In addition to the comments here on the blog, I received phone calls, emails, and instant messages. Thank you all for your concern for Captain Awesome. His demeanor has changed dramatically since I started driving him and, alas, so has my fuel budget. It is [...]
Apparently the No Child Left Behind law just grew some teeth. A Maryland school district is firing teachers of core subjects that fail to meet state requirements at 21 of their schools (read the whole article here). Now, I’m no expert on the field of education but I know a lot of teachers. I can’t [...]