April 2017

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ladybug lesson activities for pre-k to elementary

Ladybug Lesson Activities for Pre-K/Early Elementary With Spring in the air, there are a lot of fun Spring lessons and activities to implement in the classroom or homeschool. Here are some lesson activities to teach about ladybugs: Reading Here are some great informative and fun books to read with children to learn more about ladybugs and their life cycle: Here are lesson plan activities to pair with The Grouchy Ladybug to reinforce Language Arts & Math skills. Science We got a Ladybug Land habitat by Insect Lore to observe real live ladybugs for a couple of weeks. It was so much fun watching them each day as they underwent theRead More →

top 3 resources to learn math facts

Our 3 Most Highly Effective Resources for Learning Math Facts Memorizing math facts can be a dry and tedious process. The good news is there are techniques to remember fact families and multiplication facts efficiently while having a good time! In my time teaching in the classroom and also homeschooling my children, I have seen the effectiveness of the following memorization strategies: storytelling, visualization, association, and rhyming. There are several others, but these are the foundational strategies used in our top 3 most highly effective resources for learning math facts. Here are our favorite resources (in no particular order): 1. Times Tales Times Tales is aRead More →