RightStart and Manipulatives

By Joan A. Cotter, Ph.D. Are manipulatives necessary for teaching math? What is their purpose? Are some manipulatives better than others? These are important questions to consider when teaching math to a child. A concrete manipulative is a physical object that a child handles in order to learn mathematics. Some math programs use no concrete manipulatives. Others use them only as a last resort when a child has difficulty understanding...

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Create-a-Story – a Creative Writing Board Game for All Ages

Published by: Create Press www.createpress.com P.O. Box 2785 Carlsbad, CA 92018-2785 760-730-9550 $44.95 plus S&H Online Teachers Manual available at website Ages 5-99 (adult assistance is required for younger children) Can be up to 6 individuals or up to 6 groups of 2-4 players =========== By Joseph Grayhaim Create Press has developed an ingenious approach to teaching creative writing and guiding students to work the imagination...

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Free College Can Happen to You

By Jean Burk, http://collegeprepgenius.com/    Full Scholarship – two words that could change your life. Getting free college can be like winning the lottery. Imagine throwing away several trash bags full of college scholarships that come in the mail. This is what happened to us. But for some families, getting just one scholarship offer could be the difference between junior college and the perfect university. You have spent the last...

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ED Anywhere – Fully Accredited Online Middle School & High School

http://www.educationanywhere.com/ 10 Pidgeon Hill Drive, Suite 70 Sterling, Virginia 20165 Phone: (703) 4ED-0805 Fax: (703) 4ED-0378 Toll Free: (877) 4ED-0805 Email: info@edanywhere.com By Michael Leppert One of the premier online middle school and high school institutions is ED Anywhere, based in Sterling, (northern) Virginia, near Washington, DC. ED Anywhere has had a bricks-and-mortar school for many years and they began their...

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Homeschool Students Outperform School Counterparts on the SAT — Again

by Joseph Grayhaim Once again, homeschoolers in America have scored decisively better — by 126 points — on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) than their age-peers in institutional public and private schools. A recent study included the results of 13,549 homeschool seniors who took the SAT in 2014 and compared their results with approximately 1.7 million high school seniors and juniors in the United States who also took...

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