the wrong way to learn spelling words and how to do it right

Almost every child in elementary school comes home with spelling words each week. They might be called something different, but they are still a list of words that they will be tested on by Friday. The way kids learn spelling has changed a lot since we were kids. There is a completely different philosophy regarding […]

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Ultimate Preschool Resource Roundup for Parents

As a teacher, two of the questions I would get most from parent is, “how can I help my child at home,” and “where can I find resources for my child?” Parents want to support their kids at home, but do not always know where to go for resources or how to identify high-quality resources […]

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How to Discipline Without Yelling

Discipline can be a very difficult area of parenting. We love our kids and we never want to see them upset, but the reality is that kids need rules, structure, and even discipline. The good thing is that discipline doesn’t have to include yelling. When disciplining a child, we never want to yell, be mean […]

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Best Educational Websites for Kids

Screen time can be a very divisive topic. While we all know that limiting screen time for kids is important, digital literacy is also very important in 2018. Kids need access to high quality websites that are educational, engaging, and safe. Teachers use a variety of educational websites in the classroom to engage their learners. […]

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Reminder bracelets all parents must have for their kids

I have never personally sent a child to school, but I have been the teacher at school who has received email after email from parents asking if their child handed in a form, bought lunch, etc. Especially with younger kids, it must be so hard as a parent to have to rely on your very […]

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