Category Archives: Resources

I’m Revving Up for Christmas, How About You?

There are still plenty of things we can get done before the end of the year, but I must admit, my brain is heavily occupied with the holidays. I really need to call my uncle and find out which day … Continue reading

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Keeping Track of It All

Tracking Learning I realized the other day that I was feeling rather discombobulated – as if I wasn’t really keeping track of what we were learning on a day-to-day basis. I mean, I have the Excel spreadsheet of Learning Goals … Continue reading

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TED Talk Leads to Coursera

We should spend less time at universities filling our students’ minds with content by lecturing at them, and more time igniting their creativity … by actually talking with them. (Daphne Koller) As an auto-didact, I am constantly learning and growing. … Continue reading

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Summer Activities

Wow, I have to say, there is a LOT of kid-centric things to do in Kansas City. And I get the sneaking suspicion that I know about 1/4 of them at most. I turned around twice and realized our summer … Continue reading

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Free Books, Fun Stops – Promote Learning & Reading in Your Kiddos This Summer!

Last year we earned at least two or three free books. I love the summer reading program through our local library and so many others – here are a few links to get you started… Mid-Continent Public Library Summer Reading … Continue reading

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Gotta Love the Internet

Emily asks me the darnedest questions. And like most moms, I’m running to keep up with finding those precious answers. The internet really helps with that. How Do They Make Cheerios? Putzing over a bowl of cereal the other day … Continue reading

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