Flocabulary

Flocabulary

Flocabulary is a site that has a lot of cute catchy videos for kids to learn  – songs, videos, and activities are all included. The site says it’s for grades k-12, but I’m not sure how well a 12th grader would enjoy the songs, or at least I don’t think a high...

Facebook Cloning

Government officials, government officials, politicians and business leaders become easy targets of Facebook cloning scams when attackers create a duplicate of the original user’s profile and seek money from users’ friends through Facebook Messenger app. Scammers fake...
Gifted Education

Gifted Education

One of the school districts near us just voted to remove gifted education and combine it into classrooms that are meant to teach at every child’s own level. I can see a LOT of problems with that, starting with the teachers are already overworked. The school...
Math: Life of Fred?

Math: Life of Fred?

One of our choices for math this year was Life of Fred. Really we are using a few things, but we all love math! We have the Art of Problem solving (Prealgebra), the Go Math 6th grade book that the local school uses – (we have the 7th-grade book also), and we are...

Planning Curriculum

I just saw in an email that curriculum materials are the new toilet paper… Luckily we had started early. No matter what we do though I’ll second guess my decisions. We know we definitely want something secular, and we were hoping to follow the common core...