News You Can Use Part 237

In no particular order … Reducing stress in our kids while we’re staying at home. NPR’s Patti Neighmond talked with psychologists about how parents can help their kids cope. Reopening Schools Was Just an Afterthought: (from the Atlantic) Americans found out the hard way that education is essential infrastructure. More on reopening schools at theContinue reading “News You Can Use Part 237”

Lesson Plan Ideas for June 1-4

Science: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory has a great set of projects, and they provide step-by-step written instructions, easy-to-follow video walk-thrus, and hand-outs to make assembly a breeze. This week we tried the Straw Rocket, which adds data collection and visualization to the mix. Literacy: Scholastic hit a home run with their Pottermore 2.0, now calledContinue reading “Lesson Plan Ideas for June 1-4”

Coding Resources While We’re All in Homeschool Mode

(If you haven’t seen the list of kitchen sink resources, check out last week’s post here.) When it rains, it pours. I thought I’d have trouble finding good resources to help keep the kids busy over the next four or more weeks. But it seems like everyone wants to pitch in, and now the problemContinue reading “Coding Resources While We’re All in Homeschool Mode”

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