0

Learning to read…

Posted by Annie on Sep 9, 2016 in Education

Kindergarten – which means “garden for children” in German – is not kindergarten anymore. It’s yesterday’s first grade, or even second. Kindergarten’s academic standards are dramatically more rigorous than even a decade ago (“find textual evidence”; “read texts with purpose and understanding”; “distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

 
0

Encourage the exploration of history!

Posted by Annie on Aug 20, 2016 in Education, Young Authors

When I was a child history was something that happened a long time ago, what could it possibly have to do with today. I’m sure many of you have discovered as I have that the future is intertwined with our past.  Patterns emerge because governments have developed a pattern of operations. In case you were […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

 
0

What to do with the kids?

Posted by Annie on Jan 31, 2016 in Activity, California, high school, Parenting

It’s January, the weather sucks.  I haven’t seen a blue sky for days (note to self: must remember to take extra Vitamin D).  The kids are home, they are bored, fighting and you’ve had it… But wait a minute. Are you going to let your children get the better of you? You can outsmart them. […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Copyright © 2003-2017 The Homeschool Scuttle All rights reserved.
scuttle-desk v1.4.6 theme from BuyNowShop.com.