Support for Children with Dyslexia

Annie Downing is showing support for children with Dyslexia. She was diagnosed in third grade and never really talked to her peers about it. She didn’t feel like it was their business. But now, Downing is a senior in high school and is a student delegate and...

Common Core Makeover for Math

Some schools are getting a common core makeover for their math curriculum. Algebra may no longer be algebra under common core but students will need need to solve for X. The new focus will be learning the basics really well and every grade will get this makeover. Most...

Finding Focus as a Sophmore in High School

There are a lot of choices and finding focus as a sophomore in high school can be hard. Your child knows where the classrooms are and that there isn’t a pool on the roof. (A prank upperclassmen used to play on Freshmen in my high school.) He’s got a core...

Valuable Lessons Kids Can Learn on Thanksgiving

There are some valuable lessons kids can learn on Thanksgiving. There is so much that goes into making a good holiday meal. And there is a lot of budgeting, shopping and cooking that goes on before you get to enjoy the turkey. So get your kids involved in every aspect...

Thanksgiving Facts for Kids

It’s the day to give things and here are some Thanksgiving facts for kids. Pilgrims who said to America where members of the English Separatist Church. But they didn’t head straight to America, first they fled to Holland to escape religious persecution....