Teaching

What is teaching?

  • The act, practice, or profession of a teacher.
  • Leading a student or a group in the acquiring new knowledge, skills, or understanding.
  • The facilitation of knowledge – bringing out and focusing the wisdom of the group or individual, often during the creation of something new or the solving of a problem.

We believe that teachers should be facilitators.

9 Biggest Mistakes When Teaching Your Child to Read

Posted in Teaching on September 17, 2017

Mistakes you make when teaching your child to read

Most homeschool parents are familiar with some common methods used to teach reading to their child. What you may not know is that there are also some big mistakes that you can make that will hinder your child’s progress and frustrate them making learning to read stressful and difficult. Here are some of the biggest Read More »

Forest Kindergarten: Teaching the art of being still

Posted in Homeschooling, Kindergarten, Teaching on September 15, 2017

The forest experience for kindergartners

Have you experienced forest kindergarten with your child? It is a fun and educational way to move your classroom outdoors! Allow me to take you into my world of teaching forest kindergarten. As a mother of three, my oldest being a five-year-old, I am always looking for creative ways to help them explore their world, Read More »

Ideas for Using "Put the Mood on the Emotion" Card Game

Posted in Teaching on August 14, 2017

I feel this way cards for social emotional learning

Here are more games you can play with the "Put the Mood on the Emotion Cards Game" cards. Your child will love them, and they won't even know they are learning. These instructions were developed to go with the "Put the Mood On the Picture" Game discussed in "5 Social Emotional Learning Activities You Should Read More »

5 Social Emotional Learning Activities You Should Be Using Now

Posted in Homeschooling, Teaching on August 14, 2017

  Is your child facing a bully in school? Maybe your child's school is pointing the finger at them for being a bully. Children who are categorized in this area typically throw tantrums and struggle with severe mood swings. Their behavior can be characterized as being “out of sorts” or “acting out.” Many children in Read More »

How I Used Drones in My Autistic Child’s Education

Posted in Teaching on August 13, 2017

Drones and Special Ed.

Remember finishing up your snack and rushing outside to play? Setting up dollhouses, or playing in the open air for hours on end? There’s a certain sacred magic around playtime that nothing else can mimic. As children, we learn and develop a lot through play. And if your little one is like mine, you already Read More »

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