Our Vocabulary Conundrum

Ah, vocabulary.  It's a staple of education that can't be escaped; no matter what style of teaching is used, there will always be vocabulary words.  How to teach those words can differ quite a bit, some being much more effective than others. For a few years we faithfully bought our Wordly Wise books, or the …

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Our Cardboard Computer

This year, my youngest is taking a basic computer class as his elective.  The class isn't anything too fancy; it's meant to be an introduction to computer basics.  The class covers hardware, internet, operating systems, and some popular software titles. One of the most exciting components of computer class is the home-made cardboard computer we …

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