Sunday, March 28, 2010

Lab TV

Have you checked out Lab TV? Created by the National Defense Education Program, this site supports hands on learning experiences that encourages students to "learn by doing". Best of all, there are short 5 minute videos showing real-life applications of various fields of science.

I've created a worksheet for the episode entitled Eat It Up and will be creating more soon!

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Adding Fractions

If your kids are working on adding fractions, here is a fun elab to help them work on it.

For additional Fraction Addition Practice, try one of these worksheets:

Deer Adding Fractions

Adding and Subtracting Fractions with unlike terms

Fraction Action

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Homeschooling Gifted Children

Are you currently homeschooling a child who has been labeled as "gifted" or who exhibits gifted traits? Looking for some advice?
Then register for this free conference where you will learn:
  • Traits of gifted children
  • Why schools can't always meet the needs of these children
  • How gifted children can also have learning disabilities
  • Where to find resources and more!

Thursday March 25, 2010 4-5 PM PST

Color Match and Sort Game

Looking for a fun way to practice color recognition and matching with your preschooler? Try this activity.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Lexile Levels

Trying to figure out what books are at your child's reading level? Head over to Lexile to get not only the book levels, but reading suggestions as well.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Jelly Bean Math

Turn jelly beans into a learning tool with this fun activity.

Grocery Store Learning Adventures

Sometimes simple chores such as visits to the grocery store can be draining when you have small kiddos in tow. Here are some great ideas for keeping them busy and LEARNING while you shop!