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Week 1 – The Candle of Hope (Angel Candle, Prophecy Candle)

Introduce Advent Be sure your family understands why you are celebrating advent and the meaning of the various symbols used. If you choose to display a Bible near the Advent wreath or the nativity set, place it there now. The … Continue reading

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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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Know Your Child’s Learning Style and Your Own!

Are you a visual learner? Auditory? Tactile-kinesthetic? Did you know the curriculum you choose and your teaching style is often a reflection of your preferred learning style? If the children you teach are struggling with the curriculum you have chosen … 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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Are Boys Losing Interest in Academics?

Good morning everyone! Thank you for the great discussion regarding my last post. Today’s post will be short, but hopefully, thought provoking. Recent research seems to point to boys losing interest in academics. Here are the highlights of an article titled … 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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A New Logo: Growing Up

Today, I’m excited to reveal a new logo. Cool, isn’t it? And it didn’t cost me a dime – unless you count the food and clothing purchased, the electricity and water used, and nine months of pregnancy, several hours of … Continue reading

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