Fall Writing Prompts

15 Fall Writing Prompts (Printable)

A little extra writing practice is always good, whether your kids love writing and use it as a creative outlet, or struggle with writing and need more practice to master some basic skills. Why not make it fun by adding in a seasonal twist? Here are 15 Fall Writing Prompts to get your kids thinking,…

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Play in Education: More than Just Having Fun

  When children play, they learn twice. Or maybe thrice. I don’t mean using video games or pushing buttons on their newest electronic toy… I mean playing the way children naturally do before we teach them to look for the nearest technology and zone out: seeing how many ways they can move a ball, stacking…

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Ways to Develop Critical Thinking Skills

  Critical thinking skills teach children how to go beyond memorization and comprehension to understand the significance – the “why” and “how” of the concepts they explore. Kids that develop strong critical thinking skills are best prepared for their future lives; the problem solving and evaluation skills associated with critical thinking enable them to apply…

Eat the Popsicles

14 Fun Ways to Use Popsicle Sticks

I love using popsicle sticks. They are very versatile and easy to come by. Pick up a bunch for just a few dollars at a grocery or craft store, or just ask all the neighborhood kids you know to collect them over the summer when they eat popsicles, and you’ll get bags and bags for…

Paris, Rome, Turin, Home!

Wow – that was a whirlwind of a week! 27 students, a quick 8 hour tour of Istanbul, 2 days in Paris, 2 in Rome, 2 in Turin. Thanking God for a very successful trip – lots of laughs, lots of fun, lots of lessons learned, few tears and only 2 missing phones – one…

Coming Soon: Catechetical Resources

One thing that has always amazed me about God is how versatile he is. He can fill the hearts of people living a poor, simple life. They don’t need an education to know God exists – they experience him in the simplicity of their daily lives. They know that he is truth, goodness and love,…