Learning From The Materials You Already Have

3 Ways To Get Your Active Toddler Interested In Books

Preschool is an important time to introduce children to the basics of literacy. They should gain an appreciation for books and stories, become familiar with the alphabet, and even begin writing simple words. But if you have a high-energy toddler that doesn't want to sit still for story time, how are you supposed to instill these important basics? Below are three ways that you can engage your toddler in the world of books. Read More 

Tips On Keeping Track Of Your Online Marketing ROI

One of the first steps to increasing revenue at any company is to invest in marketing efforts to get the word out about the company's products and services. Keeping track of the return on investment in marketing campaigns is one of the most important tasks in gauging how well a particular marketing tactic is working. It can sometimes be complicated and confusing to accurately track ROI for online marketing tactics. Tracking marketing success via the Web often takes some technical know-how and creativity. Read More 

4 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Homeschool Writing Curriculum

Choosing, or creating, a homeschool writing curriculum means knowing what's best for your child, your family and your own educational philosophy. Before you buy the latest lesson plan guide, ask yourself a few key questions.  Doing so helps you to select a curriculum that meets your needs, boosts your child's development and meets educational standards. 1. Are you going to use a ready-made version? Your state's homeschool laws dictate what you need to include in terms of a curriculum. Read More 

Solving The Mystery Of What Kind Of Mystery To Write

It's a tricky thing to write an original and captivating mystery novel. But with research, practice, and great care, you can write a mystery that people will enjoy reading. If you are not sure what type of mystery you would like to write, think about what type of audience you want to write for. Try to write to appeal to the targeted reader that you want to reach the most. Here are some types of mystery novels and tips on how to write them. Read More 

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Learning From The Materials You Already Have

Those library books look incredible in your family room, but have you really taken the time to understand what they say? For years, I looked for interesting and unique ways to teach basic concepts to my kids, only to discover later that they were already in our house. I want you to take advantage of the learning materials that you already have around your house, because you might be surprised with how helpful they can be. To help you out, my blog contains loads of helpful information about books and supplies you might need. I know that if you can make education a priority, your entire family can benefit from it.