Sheila McChesney

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Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

At premiere of film about his life, physicist says it's theoretically possible to copy brain on to computer to provide life after death<p>Published: 21 Sep 2013<p>World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery<p>Published: 12 Nov 2013<p>Nasa video footage shows what the moon …

The Way The U.S. Teaches Science Doesn’t Work

Here's how to fix it<p>In 2012, a shocking 69 percent of American high-school graduates failed to meet college-readiness benchmarks in science. And in a 2010 paper about math and science achievement, the U.S. ranked last out of the eight countries studied (including England, South Korea, and Hungary). …

FREE 2013 Blog Planner

Okay, so I know I already posted a Floral 2013 Blog Planner, but I’ve had several requests for something more colorful along with a few additions to …

Q&A Friday: Do you homeschool year-round? Why or why not?

<i>Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom</i><p>Since the majority of homeschooling parents weren’t actually …

10 Things to Try When You're in a Homeschool Rut

Routine can be an important part of the homeschooling process. As important as it is, <b>routine can become more of a rut at times</b>. This makes learning a …

6 Reasons We Homeschool Year-Round

<i>The following is a post from contributing writer, Michelle Cannon of The Holistic Homeschooler.</i><p><i>advertisement</i><p>As Summer quickly approaches, many …

Free Story Writing Printables

Looking for some help teaching writing to elementary aged students? Looking for some creative writing pages, <b>editing checklists</b>, and <b>story planners</b>? …

Teach Your Children to Work

By Rhonda Barfield<br>Printed in Practical Homeschooling #54, 2003.<p>Do your children work? If they're homeschoolers, they certainly do. You expect them to …

Preschool Planning Sheet {FREE Printable}

Many people ask how I schedule and plan our preschool day. For awhile, I really didn’t have a formal plan and would just go with the flow. I realized …

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4 Key Characteristics of Effective Learners

Having these four characteristics will help you become an effective learner. You will be able not only to adapt, but also to thrive in a changing …

SPARKabc's - Classroom Activity & Recess Lesson Plans | SPARK

SPARKabc’s instructional materials are available in print or digital format, and include:<p>75 Classroom-based physical activities in easy-to-use …

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WATCH: How to empower girls in the classroom

In middle school, 74 percent of girls express interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects, but when choosing a college …

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Want To Write A Business Book? Save Some Pain And Read This First

Two years ago this fall, I officially became an author, publishing a business book about leadership presence. I went into the process knowing next to nothing about book publishing, having spent my career as an entrepreneur and a consultant. I’ve learned a lot over these past years, and made some …