What are Dolch Sight Words? | List | Printable Worksheets | Teaching

What are Dolch Sight Words? | List | Printable Worksheets | Teaching

Dolch Sight Words In 1936, Edward William Dolch published his list of what he called “Sight Words.” Dolch, an advocate of the ‘whole word reading’ approach, argued that his list of 220 words were used in up to 75% of all school texts, libraries, newspapers and magazines. This is why I made sure to point…

13 Free Summer Reading Programs For Kids | 2022 | Printable Reading Logs

13 Free Summer Reading Programs For Kids | 2022 | Printable Reading Logs

FREE Summer Reading Programs Ah summer. I’m already daydreaming about it. But, as any teacher will tell you–students lose traction and knowledge from the time off during the summer. It can take several weeks in the fall to get back into the groove. Every parent should encourage their child to be a reader. Sure, for…

Have the Best Summer Ever with This Fun Bucket List for Kids  | 2022

Have the Best Summer Ever with This Fun Bucket List for Kids | 2022

Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids I’m so glad you clicked! I am so tired of seeing summer bucket lists with things like “take the kids to Singapore” or “Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro.” Hey, good for you if that’s your thing. That’s not my thing. When you have a child as medically complex like mine, remote…

Amazon FreeTime is Now Amazon Kids+ |  What to Know Before you Sign Up | Is it free? What does It Cost?

Amazon FreeTime is Now Amazon Kids+ | What to Know Before you Sign Up | Is it free? What does It Cost?

What is Amazon FreeTime? Check out this Amazon FreeTime free trial! Have you heard of Amazon FreeTime? It’s a fantastic idea for kids. Now, you can get a free month-long trial of Amazon FreeTime, then it’s 30% off. Amazon FreeTime Unlimited is an all-in-one subscription that gives kids access to thousands of kid-friendly books, movies, TV…

How to Attract and Safely Catch a Butterfly | Butterfly Gardening and Farming | Easy to Follow photos

How to Attract and Safely Catch a Butterfly | Butterfly Gardening and Farming | Easy to Follow photos

How to Catch a Butterfly So this is one of those posts that has been in my mind for probably at least a year, maybe more. Every year I go to the PA Farm Show (January) and many years we go to the Great Allentown Fair. Each time we go to either of those venues,…

Why Educational Apps are Important | Pros and cons of Apps for Education

Why Educational Apps are Important | Pros and cons of Apps for Education

Educational Apps | Pros and Cons According to NPR, 53% of American kids over 11 have their own smartphone, and 84% of American teenagers. But, with doctors and other professionals constantly reminding parents not to allow too much screen time, we want to be sure that at least some of the time our kids spend…