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Schoolhouse Divas: How to Motivate Your Students (and Kids)

Stop Saying "You're So Smart" - Growth Mindset

Last year, my school invited Eduardo Briceño to talk to us about the importance of having a growth mindset, a concept from "The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success" and this book by Carol Dweck (affiliate link)! He basically asserts that there are two types of people: those who think intelligence and skills are fixed/unchanging and others who believe they are able to be developed/honed. In his speech and his book, he discusses one thing that we all (likely) have done: tell a student how…

Homeschool Links for Every Subject.

Homeschoollinks

Just a bunch of useful links! There are so many more sites than I listed but these are my favorites. Everything listed has something for free and most of the sites are completely free resources!

Can we make this on one of the walls in your playroom, pleeeaase? I'll help you if you'd like ;-)

Playrooms & and Adventures at Ikea

I'm kind of giddy. We went to Ikea, and we got the goods: 12 frames for my b&w gallery wall (and a few extras, of course). Someone in this family is going to have a good Saturday, and it's not going to be Mr. Hubs. You see, he'll be the one hanging said frames, and well, he hates it it's not his favorite thing to do. We almost didn't make it to Ikea, and we probably shouldn't have gone. Stella said that her tummy hurt, so we decided to stay home. After I finally convinced her to eat…

Black and Neon. Listening Center. First Grade Fancy: The BIG Classroom Reveal

The BIG Classroom Reveal

Well, after hours upon hours of hard work, I am definitely ready for this new group of kiddos. Here are pictures of my classroom. Taken s...

This list is great for all parents. Try asking your kids these questions the next time they come home from school!

29 Ways to Ask Your Kids “How Was School Today?” | ACN Latitudes

This list is great for all parents. Try asking your kids these questions the next time they come home from school!

My goal is for the boys and I to memorize this poster over the course of this school year.

Kids Virtue Poster

A perfect "send home" item for parents and grandparents, and a great gift for your child's teacher! We Choose Virtues is a creative, intuitive and relational way to integrate character skills training into real life using a simple, precise language. With Virtues, parents and teachers have a with a practical plan to Simply Inspire Character that Lasts…and kids love the process! How to Use this tool: Teach the virtues and antonyms When a problem arises in the home or classroom, send the…

Do you have a hard time finding age-appropriate science books for preschool and kindergarten? Me too! Here's a great list of age-appropriate life science books preschool and kindergarten kids will love AND understand!

50 Life Science Books for Preschool

50 age-appropriate life science books for teaching science in your preschool or pre-k classroom.

How to Keep Gifted Students Engaged and Learning - amazing blog post written from the perspective of a gifted kid!! Must read!

How to Keep Gifted Students Engaged and Learning

Anyone who knows me, reads this blog, or uses my resources knows that I am passionate about differentiation. I think that is because I grew ...

Back to School writing, math, reading, projects, and more that are standards based, fun, and meaningful! $

Back to School Galore for FIRSTIES: Photo Booth, Getting to Know You, and More!

Back to School writing, math, reading, projects, and more that are standards based, fun, and meaningful! $

Netflix shows to use for homeschool

10 NetFlix Shows We Use for Homeschool * Our Good Life

Netflix shows to use for homeschool

Why & How to Implement a 4-Day Homeschool Schedule {with a video} Part 1 of 2

Why and How to Implement a 4-Day Homeschool Schedule {Part 1}

While I would love to don my Super-Homeschool Momma cape and effortlessly complete all of the needed tasks of playing wife, mother, and teacher five-days-a-week, I know there are only so many hours in the school week with which to complete all those tasks and only one of me to complete them. And besides, the Super-Homeschool Momma cape that I ordered seven years ago when I started this "little thing" called homeschooling is still on back order. I'm not expecting it to arrive anytime soon…