Classroom Boredom

High school drop-out rates are high in the United States and likely due to classroom boredom. Close to 80 percent of students say that they are bored in class due to the feeling that the material taught is neither reliant or taught in an engaging way. Boredom Epidemic...

Common Core is Hitting Home

Common Core is hitting home for me. My daughter’s school sent home a kindergarten common core workbook. After looking it over I have some questions. In a school district with a tight budget this book retails for thirty dollars. I wonder if this is the best use...

Teen’s Pain in the Back

There may be something more than just heavy book-bags and the text books within to blame for teens “pain in the back”. If your teen is complaining about a sore back, you might be interested in this new study.  A recent study found that shorter desks and...

Third Grade Overview

Now that your child has mastered the first and second grade requirements it’s time for a third grade overview. What can you expect after all of the amazing things they’ve already learned?  Well, in fact there’s a giant step waiting in third grade. Kids...