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Common Core State Standards

  TEST PREP in Kindergarten? Really? CCSS has 5 and 6 year old children learning how to BUBBLE in an answer!! In …

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What is the ‘schwa’ sound?

Read this sentence. — “I need the address in order to address the package” — Did use the schwa vowel sound? Did you say ad-dress, a-dress, uh-dress or …

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Kids Say the Funniest Things

Kids DO say the funniest things. This is a compilation of some funny things my boys and other kids I know say. …

A Nelson Mandela Lesson Plan

Yesterday, we spend our entire school day learning about Nelson Mandela. I will be sharing our Lesson Plan in a future Homeschool Babe …

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The Homework 10-minute Rule

Have you ever heard of The Homework 10-minute Rule? The Homework 10-minute Rule: The maximum amount of homework (all subjects combined) should …