Learn the States and Postal Abbreviations


One thing that is lacking in most curriculum is a good way to teach postal abbreviations. Sure, postal abbreviations don't sound very important at first, but think about how many times you see them? On the news. In books. In the mail. At the airport.  Knowing the difference between MI, MO, and MT is probably […]

Understanding Centuries


A first step in teaching history should start with the process of understanding centuries. While reading to the kids from our history book today, I came across the term "18th century," so I asked the kids to which years that was referring. Jaden responded correctly almost immediately, but Jerah just gave me a puzzled and […]