Author Archives: Norma J Hill

A “Buggy” Learning Theme – Part 2

Doing lots of activities, reading, writing, research, etc. on topics children are very interested in, is a great way to encourage them in learning their literacy skills! Even children who really struggle with their literacy skills become very motivated if the … Continue reading

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A “Buggy” Learning Theme – Part 1

Doing lots of activities, reading, writing, research, etc. on topics children are very interested in, is a great way to encourage them in learning their literacy skills! Even children who really struggle with their literacy skills become very motivated if … Continue reading

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Practical and Fun Ways to Use Songs and Poems in Learning LA and Math

Are you experiencing the “winter blahs” right now in mid-January? Maybe it’s the cold, grey weather … but maybe it’s because you need some great ideas to liven up your Math and Language Arts learning. Sure, there are lots of … Continue reading

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Practical and Fun Ways to Use Art in Math and LA

Are you experiencing the “winter blahs” right now in mid-January? Maybe it’s the cold, grey weather … but maybe it’s because you need some great ideas of how to use art to liven up your Math and Language Arts learning. … Continue reading

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Practical and Fun Math Learning Tips

Are you experiencing the “winter blahs” right now in mid-January? Maybe it’s the cold, grey weather … but maybe it’s because you need some great ideas to liven up your Math learning. Sure, there are lots of worksheets and textbooks … Continue reading

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Practical and Fun Language Arts Learning Tips

Are you experiencing the “winter blahs” right now in mid-January? Maybe it’s the cold, grey weather … but maybe it’s because you need some great ideas to liven up your Language Arts learning. Sure, there are lots of worksheets and … Continue reading

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Distractable–Or Imaginative and Creative?

Today’s post is from a “tutoring lesson report” on a child whose parents had been told was very “distractable.” As the lesson went along, I began to think maybe the child wasn’t really so “distractable” after all. What do you … Continue reading

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