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{Ask A Teacher} I Hate My New School!

Are you an educator or parent who has a burning question that only a “seasoned teacher” would know the answer to? If so, look no further than “Ask a Teacher”! Every week we highlight one reader’s question and answer it on our site. If you’d like  your question answered email us at info@theeducatorsroom.com!  Question: I […]

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It Starts at Home: What Parents Can Do to Support Their High School Students in Advanced Mathematics (Part III: It's Cultivated at Home)

In Part 1 of this article series, I suggested helping students to develop a new definition of “smartness” in mathematics. In Part 2, I  presented some strategies that parents can implement both at home and with the support of their high schooler’s mathematics teacher. Again, these strategies require little to no advanced mathematical background, put they produce […]

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10 Educational Websites for the Homeschooler

The Internet is a Home Educator’s best friend. In the past, homeschoolers relied, to varying degrees, on the local public library and the postman.  Now, with always-on internet and smart phones, information is available in seconds. I have bookmarked hundreds of websites in my 6 years of homeschooling and find additional ones everyday. Here is […]

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It Starts at Home:What Parents Can Do to Support Their High School Students in Advanced Mathematics (Part 2: In and Out-of-School Strategies)

In Part 1 of this article series, I suggested helping students to develop a new definition of “smartness” in mathematics. In Part 2, I will present some strategies that parents can implement both at home and with the support of their high schooler’s mathematics teacher. Again, these strategies require little to no advanced mathematical background, […]

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Virtual Schools: An Alternative Choice for Parents

Many families in Georgia are discovering a new type of public school. It has actually been in existence for several years, but as more [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] parents are looking for alternatives to their […]

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Getting your Child Ready for School-It’s More than New Clothes and Supplies

Every child wants the newest fashion and the most up-to-date school supplies to show off to their friends and to make them stand out in the classroom. While school supplies are certainly necessary since funding for extras just isn’t in the budget and teachers can’t pay for anything missing, there are other things parents must […]

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It Starts at Home: How Parents Can Support Their High School Students in Advanced Mathematics (Part 1: Rethinking Smartness)

“I’m always amazed that you are so good at math.  I was so bad at it.” “You get the math gene from your father.” My mother has been known to say things of this nature to me when we discuss my career endeavors and future aspirations.  Little does she know that she prepped me for success […]