Let’s get 2020 started with a free print-and-teach worksheet designed to increase student motivation and help our teens think meaningfully about literature. Continue reading

I’m humming Bon Jovi this week because oh-ohhh-we’re halfway there! The 36-week school year experiments continues to slog roll along and I’m exhausted relieved to hit this milepost. This week’s offerings: Continue reading

I’m getting back into the post-Thanksgiving break swing of things around here with three new videos over on the YouTube channel: Continue reading

Happy (belated) Thanksgiving! My belly is full and my heart is grateful as I count my blessings which includes you, blog friend. This week of vacation, I baked a pumpkin pie (hubs does all of the real cooking around here), avoided crazy Black Friday shopping lines, and made three more videos: Continue reading

November? Whattya mean, it’s already November? Continue reading

Grammar, Jack Kerouac, my alcoholic dad, vocabulary, and logical fallacies – there was plenty to talk about over on the YouTube channel this week. Continue reading

Want to give your kids an academic magic wand? Friday’s video has the three elements you’ll need to make this happen. Continue reading