If homeschooling is a viable option for your family, make sure to do some research to find out what the laws and regulations are in your home state.
Click here to see what your state's requirements are before hitting the books at home.
One of the greatest gifts a parent or educator can give a naturally curious child is a wealth of vocabulary words with which to express and explore their world.
Flocabulary is a great resource that outlines exactly how much a great vocabulary correlates not only to academic success but lifelong achievement as well. Their learning products are pretty fantastic, too. Check 'em out!
A great way to practice patience and sharpen a student's ability to follow step-by-step instructions is by folding origami.
Every spring, my students and I read Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and see how many paper cranes end up flying overhead come summer time.
Click here for some cheap and easy origami ideas you can try at home.
Joe Manning is a Colorado public school teacher with a background in 3rd-12th grade education. He has helped hundreds of students achieve their learning goals both online and off, and he is excited to find smarter ways to help hundreds more do even better.