As I am getting my own college bound Senior ready for applications, tests, and essays, I find myself realizing how important an extensive vocabulary can be to help with all the preparations.
For a student with a 504 Plan or an I.E.P., advanced vocabulary can be a real challenge on standardized tests. For many students, so much time has been spent on study skills and reading...
Okay, it is almost the 4th of July and you and the kids are already bored! It has been rainy, or too hot, or too buggy....you know all the excuses. So here are 5 things I suggest to get over the summer slump:
1. Take a walk with your camera - take pictures of anything interesting - not a real, true photo, but get close up and take a picture of a leaf, a bug, an blade of grass and upload them...
Summer is here - the kids could not wait until they could have their summer days with no homework or a schedule and suddenly they are bored.
Don't let the summer slide hit your kids this summer. The best way to keep them engaged in learning without them thinking they are learning is to develop a summer learning unit.
When my son was about 5, we would pick a topic and then explore every...