• Language Reading Writing

    V is for Vocabulary

    Learning New Words What individual component of reading instruction is most highly correlated to comprehension?  Vocabulary! The more words you know, the more knowledge you possess.  For every word that you can access the…

    December 19, 2017
  • School Psychology

    Gifted or High Achiever?

    What do we mean by gifted? Children who are gifted are able to perform significantly above their peers. This means all children their age not just the children in their class, school, district, state,…

    December 12, 2017
  • Homeschool Motherhood

    RV Toddler Must-Haves

    It should come as no surprise that living in an RV with a busy toddler can be exhausting. When we first got ours, we took it out for a week to get used to…

    November 27, 2017
  • Motherhood Organization

    Making Mornings Easier

    When I was teaching, I was surprised by how many non-teacher friends couldn’t believe what time I got up or left for work each day. The craziest part of this to me was that…

    November 16, 2017
  • School Psychology

    Gifted Anxiety

    As we all know everyone has strengths and weaknesses. For our students who are gifted they have many strengths, but they can also have weaknesses. Just as there isn’t one perfect definition of giftedness-…

    November 13, 2017
  • Organization Reading

    Organizing Home Reading Practice

    Reading Folders Just like one can use Little Red Writing Folders to organize classroom writing assignments, you can also designate folders for reading practice.  We utilized these folders for take-home purposes. I realize many…

    November 9, 2017
  • Featured

    Kitchen RV Lessons

    As you can imagine, I’ve learned quite a few lessons after living in an RV for several months. These lessons have simplified how I cook and shown me how insanely overwhelmed I was with…

    November 6, 2017