Category Archives: Non-Fiction

Exciting News Update

Hi there, Hope you all are doing well. I am avoiding the bad cold/flu bug that everyone in my world seems to have. But, so far, so good.  My husband, who is sick as a dog, asked me how I was managing to avoid the Creeping Crud. I told him it was because I have […]

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Language Development

Hello Again, Language Development is a very important topic to me because by starting early and often we can make such a difference for our children in higher-level learning, problem solving and social skills. Think about it- we can start talking to our babies in utero and the number one rule-to me- is never use […]

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Its Almost Book Time ! From Jo

Things are getting quite exciting for me! It is almost time for my book, “The BS Years (Before School), Setting the Stage for School Success” to be published! It should be available the end of January or in February. I am looking forward to seeing what folks will think of it. I am pretty proud […]

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Challenge for Children Grandparents Rule

I have mentioned several times in previous blogs about how lucky I was to have parents to help me in my journey to becoming a teacher. I know of several other cases where the grandparents have actively participated in raising and educating their family members. My friend,Elizabeth, is on to her third generation of educating […]

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Accountability From Jo

I heard from a couple of friends recently about accountability in education.It is clear to me that we all have strong feelings regarding this issue and maybe it is a good idea to explore the roles each of using the Learning Team play.I am of the opinion that we are, indeed, a learning team. Now, […]

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Educational Diversity From Jo

According to Barbara Van Dahlen, founder and president of Give an Hour, “There are endless possibilities if you just step outside yourself a little bit”. I think we can use this quote to support the fact that we need to find new, diverse ways to deliver education. To me it helps me think about creating […]

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Balance

I’ve been thinking about all the stressors we have in our everyday lives- those things that are either too much to do or there is too little time to do it all in. There are the usual ones like family-do you have children, should you have children, and what about their education? How about parents? […]

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