FREE: To get your students thinking about the coming season here is a free passage on our beautiful star, the Sun. Ideal for close reading practice too! The follow-up assessments aligns with three Common Core Informational Standards for Grades 4-5.
Recent studies have pointed out the correlation between states with high stakes tests and states with high rates of ADD/ADHD diagnosis. Homeschooling is a better option and Jeanne gives lots of tips for making the transition for kids who have been labeled ADD/ADHD.
10 Sandwich-Free Lunch Ideas for Kids and Grownups Alike — Think Outside the (Lunch) Box
The lunchtime sandwich may be as American as the flag itself, but let's face it: Slapping the same smears onto bread — day after day, week after week — can leave kids and parents a little bored. Here are 10 ideas for sandwich-free lunches that take cues from home and abroad. Test drive them all with your little eaters (or yourself!) to find new, interesting lunch box variations that keep everyone's appetites healthy.