Jessica Cortez
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Lego Geography    As a Classical Conversations Foundations student, my son is currently  memorizing the names and locations of African waters (Cycle 1, Week 16).   Each week we always trace the map and...

Lego Geography As a Classical Conversations Foundations student, my son is currently memorizing the names and locations of African waters (Cycle 1, Week 16). Each week we always trace the map and...

Get students thinking deeply about their reading! A huge collection of response pages designed in an engaging notebook format. Use individually or create customized reader’s notebook packets. Use with virtually any piece of literature. Differentiated at three levels. Common Core aligned. Perfect for guided reading, book clubs, and practicing key reading skills. (Gr 2-5) $

Get students thinking deeply about their reading! A huge collection of response pages designed in an engaging notebook format. Use individually or create customized reader’s notebook packets. Use with virtually any piece of literature. Differentiated at three levels. Common Core aligned. Perfect for guided reading, book clubs, and practicing key reading skills. (Gr 2-5) $

Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom?  Try historical journals!  A great way to integrate narrative writing and history!

Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom? Try historical journals! A great way to integrate narrative writing and history!

Switching from a strictly classical approach to a unit study curriculum wasn’t a quick decision, but it was the best choice for our family. Homeschool unit studies allow us to work on a mastery-based level on topics that fascinated us instead of learning in small bites.  Two things I quickly learned were that prepared homeschool unit study curriculum was not as readily available as curriculum for other homeschool approaches and that not all of my boys wanted to do hands-on activities. Grab…

Switching from a strictly classical approach to a unit study curriculum wasn’t a quick decision, but it was the best choice for our family. Homeschool unit studies allow us to work on a mastery-based level on topics that fascinated us instead of learning in small bites. Two things I quickly learned were that prepared homeschool unit study curriculum was not as readily available as curriculum for other homeschool approaches and that not all of my boys wanted to do hands-on activities. Grab…

STEM Challenge! What a fabulous problem solving task this was! Kids had to make so many decisions and then changes to make all the pieces work together!

STEM Challenge! What a fabulous problem solving task this was! Kids had to make so many decisions and then changes to make all the pieces work together!