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Expedition Earth Argentina World Geography Unit Study


Buen Dia’ and welcome to our World Geography unit study! This week we’re learning all about Argentina! Did you know the Iguazu Falls are a series of falls on the Iguacu River that stretch a distance of over two miles. Their name comes from an Indian word meaning great water.  That’s just one of the cool things we learned about…

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What’s in the Workbox: 7th Grade 2017


Hi friends! I’m back with another What’s in the Workbox Wednesday post. Except that it’s Tuesday…so…whatever. I’m sharing it anyway! Today I’m showing you my 7th grader’s workboxes so you can see what he does each day. So let’s check out Turbo’s day, watch my What’s in the Workbox 7th Grade video here! 7th Grade Curriculum: Art: World’s Greatest Artists…

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What’s in the Workbox: 5th Grade 2017


Good morning! Today I’m sharing what we do on a daily basis for 5th grade in my What’s in the Workbox Wednesday post. These are Tinkerbell’s workboxes and she does complete all of these activities each day, with the exception of art which we currently only done once a week.   Let’s get started: Watch my What’s in the Workbox…

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What’s in the Box Wednesday–2nd Grade


Good morning friends! Want to see what we do on a daily basis for 2nd grade? I’ve had a lot of requests for another What’s in the Workbox Wednesday post, and so today we’re taking a look into Miss Ladybug’s boxes. She does complete all of these activities each day, with the exception of art. That is currently only done…

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How to Transition to Homeschool Midyear


Hi friends! For today’s homeschooling Tip Tuesday I want to talk about how to transition from a traditional school setting to a homeschool environment mid-year. Switching to homeschooling can be an overwhelming experience for both the parent and the child and hopefully this video will help you prepare for the switch, relieve anxiety for both you and your student, and…

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Think With Art Review


Hi friends, I have a fun product to share with you today. I’ve been having fun with subscription boxes lately and since Miss Lady Bug doesn’t get to review many of the boxes that come our way, I thought this one would be perfect for her to check out.   It’s from the creators of Creation Crate, and they have…

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2016-2017 Mid-year Curriculum Review


Hi friends! Every year I do a mid-year curriculum review just to assess our curriculum choices, make sure we’re on track, and that the curriculum is performing well for us. Mid-year is a great time to make any curriculum changes, start something new, and just freshen up your curriculum!     So far this year we’ve been really happy with…

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Banana Grams Review!


Hi friends! I have a fun giveaway for you guys today. The kind folks at Bananagrams, Inc. sent me one of their newer games to check out. It’s called My First Bananagrams, and it’s great for younger kiddos who are working on learning phonics sounds and beginning spelling.   The game features lower case letters which is nice, and the…

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Study Tips #4: How to Prepare for Exams & Reduce Test Anxiety


Hi friends! Welcome to the fourth video in the “Study Tips 101” series of my Tip Tuesday videos. In this series we’re going to cover several helpful tips and tricks that will help you and your students be successful in preparing for high school and even college. Hopefully you’ve watched my previous videos in this series and therefore mastered your…

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Kiwk Stix Thin Stix Review


Hi friends, I have a fun new product to share with you today! We’ve been loving our Kwik Stix paint pens by The Pencil Grip and now they’ve come out with a thinner version. Since we’re all about art supplies over here, I wanted to give them a try.   The Thin Stix are about half the width of the…

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Study Tips #3: How to Study for Tests


Hi friends! Welcome to the third video in the “Study Tips 101” series of my Tip Tuesday videos. In this series we’re going to cover several helpful tips and tricks that will help you and your students be successful in preparing for high school and even college.   Once you’ve mastered your note taking skills, and created useful study tools,…

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Expedition Earth: Peru Unit Study


Buen Dia’ and welcome to our Expedition Earth week on Peru! Did you know that Peru’s Macchu Pichu was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007, along with The Great Wall of China and the Taj Mahal? That was just one of the cool things we learned about this week. Read on to see what…

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