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  1. Need a Post Holiday Uplift??

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    Dee
    , 01-10-2012 at 06:39 AM
    <style type="text/css">*<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } A:link { so-language: zxx } --> </style> Now that the holidays are over, some of us may be feeling a bit depressed. After all the excitement and parties from the holidays, now there's nothing to “look forward” to till Valentine's Day. So who's up for a carnival??? Not one with overpriced rides and goodies that will stay on your hips and thighs forever. This ...

    Updated 01-10-2012 at 08:53 AM by topsytechie

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  2. Teaching Kids About 9-11

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    Dee
    , 09-13-2011 at 06:30 AM
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    So unless you've been living under a rock, like I do most of the time, you already know that Sunday was the 10th Anniversary of 9-11. It seems everywhere we turn there is a remembrance or tribute to 9-11. This is a very good thing. We should NEVER forget those who were lost in that tragedy or the lessons it taught us. I got to wondering yesterday, how do other homeschool moms explain 9-11 to their kids??

    My kids were quite young when this ...
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  3. My New Plan for Lesson Plans

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    Dee
    , 09-06-2011 at 06:30 AM
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    As we are attempting to get into the swing of a new school year, one of the things that I have always found to be greatly helpful in keeping me on track as teacher is having lesson plans. In the past I've taken great pains in preparing these for each of my children.

    When I sat down to work on them for this upcoming week of school, I couldn't shake the feeling that I've been reinventing the wheel, so to speak. You see, our core curriculum ...
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  4. Can video games teach job skills??

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    Dee
    , 08-26-2011 at 06:31 AM
    You've probably heard the research that video games can help kids with autism to develop their social skills. They also seem to help kids who have ADHD to improve their ability to stay focused on a specific task. But can playing a video game give your kids real world job skills??

    My husband recently started a new job in an industry that is brand new to him. He is now working with HVAC controllers for commercial buildings. He was hired for his knowledge of programming and computers, ...

    Updated 08-26-2011 at 09:03 AM by Dee

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