Teaching and Learning

Teens Can Get Better Grades with a Student Planner
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Teens Can Get Better Grades with a Student Planner

How are your teens doing in school?  Anyone in your family unhappily surprised by their grades? Do your high schoolers know how to study and keep organized? Anyone feeling panicky about end-of-year exams and projects? I’ve got a freebie to help your teens finish the school year strong. It’s a one-page weekly student planner that…

Teaching Teens and Tweens US History: Slavery, Abolitionism, and the Road to the Civil War
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Teaching Teens and Tweens US History: Slavery, Abolitionism, and the Road to the Civil War

As I was preparing to homeschool my teens for the first time, I asked my kids which social studies topics were the most interesting to them. My daughter told me she wanted to learn about the Civil Rights movement and slavery. Race relations has always been one of my favorite things to learn about, and…

Teaching Tweens & Teens About the Presidential Election
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Teaching Tweens & Teens About the Presidential Election

With the 2020 presidential election in the US quickly approaching, many parents are wondering what is the best way to teach their kids about voting and elections. Tweens and teens are old enough to learn about the issues and the process of the 2020 election. Unfortunately, being old enough does not go hand-in-hand with having…