March 28, 2013

Peacemaking

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  Peacemaker Ministries offers help in conflict resolution from a biblical perspective. I’ve found Ken Sande’s book, The Peacemaker, and Corlette Sande’s Young Peacemaker workbooks both very practical and thought-provoking. The first book comes in a student edition. The Young Peacemaker comes with a DVD containing a series of workbooks, suitable for about ages 9-15. […]

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March 28, 2013

Help for struggling writers

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William Van Cleave is an exceptionally good teacher. A teacher trainer and educational consultant, he spoke on teaching writing. Click here for his excellent handout, which covers many stages of writing: from forming letters to revising essays. One example of what I liked are his exercises on varying sentence structure. Once our students can construct […]

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March 25, 2013

Math memory trouble? Great resources

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Christopher Woodin, the chair of the math department at the Landmark School and a pioneer in teaching math to children with challenges, has many valuable resources on his website here. The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity has an article on math and memory challenges about Mr. Woodin’s work here.

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March 09, 2013

Help and humor from Carol Barnier

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Carol Barnier, who wrote two books I reviewed, How to Get Your Child Off the Refrigerator and On To Learning and The Big WHAT NOW Book of Learning Styles, has three websites on: Teaching distractible and fidgety kids, Appreciating the gifts God gave us, in our children and ourselves, even when those gifts arenít what […]

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