Nature is My Curriculum

What curriculum should I buy? How can I get my kids to do their work when they won’t sit for more than ten minutes? Just step outside into nature and the learning possibilities are infinite. Being in nature stimulates the brain and naturally engages kids so the learning happens effortlessly. Just being in nature hasContinue reading “Nature is My Curriculum”

Do you know a child who is learning English as their second or even third language?

Do you know a child who is learning English as their second or even third language? https://homeschooleducationalconsultanttutor.services/2021/10/14/do-you-know-a-child-who-is-learning-english-as-their-second-or-even-third-language-2/ — Read on homeschooleducationalconsultanttutor.services/2021/10/14/do-you-know-a-child-who-is-learning-english-as-their-second-or-even-third-language-2/

Do you know a child who is learning English as their second or even third language?

Do you know a child who is learning English as their second or even third language? https://homeschooleducationalconsultanttutor.services/2021/10/14/do-you-know-a-child-who-is-learning-english-as-their-second-or-even-third-language/ — Read on homeschooleducationalconsultanttutor.services/2021/10/14/do-you-know-a-child-who-is-learning-english-as-their-second-or-even-third-language/

Do you know a child who is learning English as their second or even third language?

Learning a new language is exciting and literally opens the door to a new world of possibilities. While there is no substitute for human interaction when learning a language there are lots of apps available to help create stories, translate or just work on idioms for home and/or classroom use. Looking for language learning apps?Continue reading “Do you know a child who is learning English as their second or even third language?”

September is Latinx history month and it’s a great time to stock up on the best of Latinx authors, illustrators and children’s stories to read throughout the year.

Representation matters! There are so many beautifully illustrated and written children’s books featuring Latinx characters, stories and authors. My only dilemma is overspending on books. Mighty Girl has a great list of recommendations which you can find here: https://www.amightygirl.com/blog/?p=13062 Hip Latina provides their top 20 books for young children as well as must have suggestionsContinue reading “September is Latinx history month and it’s a great time to stock up on the best of Latinx authors, illustrators and children’s stories to read throughout the year.”

Dyslexia/aixelsyD

Are you concerned about your child’s reading ability? Is your child struggling with decoding basic words? Difficulty with rhyming? Struggling with spelling? A resistant reader? When you think of dyslexia do you think letter reversals and reading backwards? Dyslexia is NOT a visual disorder. Dyslexics see the same as non dyslexics. The difficulty lies inContinue reading “Dyslexia/aixelsyD”

I was a teacher in the school closest to the towers on 9/11. Here is what I learned from that tragedy that helps me as an educator and as a parent …

I was a teacher in the school closest to the towers on 9/11. Here is what I learned from that tragedy that helps me as an educator and as a parent … https://homeschooleducationalconsultanttutor.services/2021/09/07/i-was-a-teacher-in-the-school-closest-to-the-towers-on-9-11-here-is-what-i-learned-from-that-tragedy-that-helps-me-as-an-educator-and-as-a-parent-2/ — Read on homeschooleducationalconsultanttutor.services/2021/09/07/i-was-a-teacher-in-the-school-closest-to-the-towers-on-9-11-here-is-what-i-learned-from-that-tragedy-that-helps-me-as-an-educator-and-as-a-parent-2/

I was a teacher in the school closest to the towers on 9/11. Here is what I learned from that tragedy that helps me as an educator and as a parent …

I was a teacher in the school closest to the towers on 9/11. Here is what I learned from that tragedy that helps me as an educator and as a parent … https://homeschooleducationalconsultanttutor.services/2020/08/24/i-was-a-teacher-in-the-school-closest-to-the-towers-on-9-11-here-is-what-i-learned-from-that-tragedy-that-helps-me-as-an-educator-and-as-a-parent/ — Read on homeschooleducationalconsultanttutor.services/2020/08/24/i-was-a-teacher-in-the-school-closest-to-the-towers-on-9-11-here-is-what-i-learned-from-that-tragedy-that-helps-me-as-an-educator-and-as-a-parent/

How do I help my young kid not to be math phobic like me?

Math phobic? Don’t be. It’s a learned behavior. Math resistant? I hear you. I was once the same way. I had once believed I wasn’t a “math person.” That belief started early and was reinforced by an educational system that reinforced this belief. Then I went to China. I saw kids that embraced math youngContinue reading “How do I help my young kid not to be math phobic like me?”