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Movement and Learning: Grow a Better Brain!

Did you know that movement may grow a better brain? It can! Recent research has demonstrated that movement can strengthen learning,improve memory and the retrieval of those memories, and enhance motivation and morale (Jensen, 2005, p. 60). Do you have … Continue reading

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Teaching Character Through Literature

No one is ever too young or ever too old to learn lessons in character. The youngest of children learn lessons in self-control, patience, and respect for others. At every age, we, hopefully, continue to improve on our character and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Fall

  I traveled to central NY this last week to visit my father and some other family members. It was a beautiful week – central NY at its finest with blue skies, changing leaves, and cool weather.       I found … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Address Short Attention Spans

Tonight, I taught the three-year old class at church for the first time in a few years. I’d forgotten how much energy three-year-olds have or how short their attention span is! Experts disagree greatly on the length of the normal … Continue reading

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Homeschooling High School: Credits, transcripts, and requirements! Oh my!!

How do I keep it all straight and how do I know if I’m doing it right? Well, the first thing is lots of prayer. Seriously. Once you’ve asked God for His help, then you need to ask the people you know for their help. … Continue reading

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