Using SpellQuizzer Software for Spelling

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For some kids spelling is natural and easy, they pick it up without a lot of effort. Kgirl was like that. But for others, spelling is mysterious and clunky, not natural at all. J falls in this camp. Spelling isn’t …

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National Chemistry Week – Hands-On Chemistry at Texas A&M

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Mixing things together, explosions, expanding polymers, gooey substances are all stuff my kids adore about science. So, this year for National Chemistry Week, the girls and I followed the lure of an day of chemistry fun and headed up to …

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The Flexi Clip: Ingenious, Stylish, Beautiful

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Review by Kate Stoltz I first saw the Flexi Clip on the Lilla Rose website. The website introduced it to me in video format and I have to say they did a really good job explaining everything.  It was clean and …

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Book Review: Save Magic City by Rocsanne Shield

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Fantasy books are a huge part of our personal library – becomes my husband loves them. And he’s passed that love down to the olders – K and J.  K, now at 13 almost 14, really doesn’t want to read …

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Q&A: What is Connect the Thoughts Geology? (review included)

In my Smashing Rocks for Science post, I mentioned that we are using Connect the Thought’s Geology curriculum as a framework for our geology study, specifically because it gives me high school geology for K and allows me to adjust for …

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