Posts filed under: Curriculum

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5 Low or No-Cost Education Apps for Teaching at Home

Education apps development exploded in the last five years, but so many of said apps seem to be missing the mark. I receive countless inquiries from parents across my social media platforms every week, and they’re always looking for tips and...
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Competency-Based Education in K-12

As I begin planning the type of classroom I want for my children, I find myself embracing competency-based education (CBE) more and more. In fact, it is a large piece of the school program I am currently writing. CBE transforms the traditional learning...
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#TeachingParents Summer Learning Activities for Home

Summer is here, which means thousands of children are at home getting into everything. School is just a quickly fading memory, and learning (while occurring constantly) is the last thing on their minds. This article is (primarily) for parents who may...
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#TeachingParents: A Series—How to Check Reading Comprehension at Home

I received a request from a parent asking about the steps to supporting and growing children’s reading comprehension at home. That is a valid and important question that I’d like to answer today. Many parents feel ill-equipped to support their...
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Ignoring Students to Perform Education

I am convinced that students are capable of directing their own educational experiences at any age. Educational philosophers like Maria Montessori believed the same, and more and more K-12 teachers are catching on too. How is it that we embrace...
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