an elementary foreign language curriculum review

Elementary Foreign Language Curriculum Review

Although foreign language study usually isn’t required until high school, it may be beneficial to introduce younger children to elementary foreign language curriculum. Some programs are designed for children, and others are designed for general users. This review covers elementary foreign language programs I have used or am familiar with. This review is limited to […]

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5 Ways to Motivate a Reluctant Learner

This Ask Me Monday (AMM3) question covers the topics of 1) the first steps in homeschooling, 2) possible reasons for reluctant learning, and 3) ways to motivate a reluctant learner. Submitted Question: We’ve been thinking of homeschooling our son, but I’m concerned with his inability to focus and do an assigned task. He does okay […]

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A Review of Elementary Latin Curricula

Although officially a dead language, Latin lives on in other languages. About half of English words contain Latin roots. Spanish, French, and Italian also have a Latin base. Studying Latin has many benefits. English and science vocabulary will be easier to understand and remember. If you decide to include an elementary Latin curriculum in your […]

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Benefits of a Facebook Education Seminar

In a college setting, an education seminar is a course where the primary focus is to discuss specified topics related to the field of education. In our Facebook Community, we are starting a series of education seminars to meet this same purpose. Topics are selected based on the interests, needs, and suggestions of those in […]

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A language arts curricula review, learn with emily dot com

Language Arts Curricula Review

Language arts is one of the main content areas covered in a child’s education. Language arts generally encompasses the skills of reading and writing. Listening and speaking may also be included in the language arts content area. This post will cover the grammar and spelling aspect of language arts curricula. Links to past Language Arts […]

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4 Steps to Prepare an Autistic Child for a Blood Draw

Periodically throughout a child’s life, their doctor may order blood work to get more information about their health. This medical procedure may be scary for any child. The following steps and materials can be used to help an autistic child, or any child who may experience anxiety with the unknown, prepare for the medical procedure […]

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4 Tips for Teaching Children Acceptance of Differences

In my early college years, I took a course called, “The Psychology of Prejudice.” Prejudice is an incorrect attitude about someone based on their membership in a group. I feel like there is an awareness of religious and racial prejudice, but there seems to be limited awareness about prejudice against individuals with disabilities. This limited […]

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Autism Genetics & Autism Family Support Tips

This first Ask Me Monday (AMM1) question covers the topics of 1) the genetic basis of autism and 2) autism family support. Families with multiple autistic members find themselves in a situation where it is helpful to balance differing routine and sensory needs. This article include Autism Family Support Tips to help gain that balance. […]

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