September, Happy Labor Day
Ramble

Hellooooooo! It’s September!

Can you believe it’s September? Labor Day Weekend even! I have had a few posts bouncing around since that last one. In July. Nothing I finished. Nothing I really wanted to share.  School has been […]

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Homework Planners

Did you know? We’re offering up free of charge ModifiedMotherhood’s Homework Planners. Each PDF is one full sized standard page. There are four font options, 1942 Report; Butcher and Block; Ca Postal; and Lulo. I made these for my […]

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Write-spiration

Writing Prompt #10 – School

I’m drafting this in the pick up line at an elementary school I’ve been bringing children to since 1997. Last year I watched as the principal that’s been here since then (I think, if not, she […]

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Revolutionize School
Education

Revolutionize School

Why go to school for nine months when you can compress it into six weeks of summer school for full credit?  Why teach how we teach and not focus on one area for six weeks […]

Hello, My Name is Average
Education

Average Isn’t

Let me tell you a little something about average. Say you have 100 of something, for the sake of argument let’s say we have 100 figs. Why? Because I like figs and they aren’t as common […]

Rotten to the (Common) Core
Education

%CommonCore

Have you seen this %fuck-yer video? Hilarity. Oh, obviously not work safe. Or possibly kid safe if your kids aren’t mine.  Onto more pressing things. This is turning into a Common Core blog! I’m sorry! I […]

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Education

Back to Life, Back to Reality

Is anyone else singing in their heads now? You’re welcome. School starts Monday! Maybe your school has already started, and maybe you start after Labor Day (I always did as a kid). Our summer generally […]

Gifted Children
Education

Gifted Children

I have a laundry list of things I want to blog about. I think I have five half written posts just sitting in my drafts folder. But first, before I even get back to those, […]