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Summer Game Ideas PK-12

  • by Kelly Harmon & Randi Anderson
  • June 3, 2020, 10:36 a.m.

By Randi Anderson


Summer is a great time to connect with your kids through playing games. Games are a brain changer! Jane McGonigal's book Reality is Broken, gives us insight into why games are powerful. She says that games are an escape from reality and challenges motivate us. 

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Summer Enrichment Ideas PK-12

  • by Kelly Harmon & Randi Anderson
  • June 3, 2020, 10:35 a.m.

By Randi Anderson


Summer is a great time to get outside and learn! Here are some ideas to get your kids out and about!

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Mathematical Learning

  • by Kelly Harmon & Randi Anderson
  • June 3, 2020, 10:26 a.m.

By Ashley Taplin

As we close out this unconventional school year, I am proud to be part of a resilient, creative, and passionate profession of education. I have been challenged, yet inspired, as we all have been exploring new platforms and strategies to grow our practice and engage our learners in this time of distance learning. As we part for summer, I wish you time to relax and recharge, and hope the ideas below can be some simple, yet enriching, ways to continue students’ and our own mathematical learning in between the well-deserved days of break.

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Virtual Math Instruction

  • by Kelly Harmon & Randi Anderson
  • April 6, 2020, 11:56 a.m.

Written by Ashley Taplin

This past month has brought about dramatic changes in our schools and our home life. But, as we continue to distance ourselves physically, it has been incredible to see educators grow even closer in united fronts to deliver enriching education to students. Below are some ideas for deepening strategies in math that can be accessed both digitally and by print copy.

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Enrichment Learning Day

  • by Kelly Harmon & Randi Anderson
  • April 6, 2020, 11:47 a.m.

As the entire world is told to stay inside and be together with our immediate family, there are so many positive opportunities to give kids love and experiences. I once heard my pastor say that "Kids spell love, T. I. M. E." It is our prayer that this is a TRUE statement and looked at by all as a GIFT of time to be with our children.


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Picture Prompts for Quick Writes

  • by Kelly Harmon & Randi Anderson
  • March 21, 2020, 9:19 a.m.

Have you seen the NY Times picture prompts? These make a great quick-write-a-day.

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Setting Up for Virtual Learning

  • by Kelly Harmon & Randi Anderson
  • March 18, 2020, 7:30 a.m.

Do you need help setting up remote learning? On this resource, I walk you through apps, including Zoom, that allow you to record or live cast lessons and set up small group sessions. 

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Math Resources for Secondary

  • by Kelly Harmon & Randi Anderson
  • March 17, 2020, 7:50 a.m.

There are so many resources available online for secondary students. Here is a list of our favorites!

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Math Resources for Elementary

  • by Kelly Harmon & Randi Anderson
  • March 17, 2020, 7:39 a.m.

There are so many resources available online for elementary children. Here is a list of my favorites!



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ELAR Resources for Elementary Teachers

  • by Kelly Harmon & Randi Anderson
  • March 17, 2020, 6:11 a.m.

Looking for texts for elementary-age readers?  Check out these free (or almost free) websites for engaging, content-rich texts.  There's no reason to read boring texts!

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