Posts Tagged "writing"

Roundup of Education Headlines 12.22.15

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Roundup of Education Headlines 12.22.15

Here are the current headlines in education news that we gathered for you. Click on the title to get to each article. Enjoy! ADHD Patients Show Weaker Connections in Brain Networks Tied to Focus: Study This may sound obvious, but this represents a push in research to use MRI technology to better understand the inner workings of our brains. What is exciting about this type of research is that, combined with what we are learning about a brain’s neuroplasticity, we have hope that we can help children overcome some of their learning challenges in the not-so-distant future. “The...

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Read and Write Everyday

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Flossie Epley has been with TEAM since 1981. She is founder and director of School Support Services (SSS) at Christian Academy in Japan (CAJ). For thirty years SSS has been offering consultancy, resources, and programs to home schoolers and schools affiliated with CAJ in Japan. Flossie and her husband Russ have two adult children and one grandchild. Over the years many SSS families have heard my mantra, Read and Write in English Everyday. This doesn’t mean to write an essay everyday, but to write something. Teaching the craft of writing is helpful, but actually putting pen to paper (or...

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Spelling Resources for Parents

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

Our guest blogger is Jennifer Moline, now with Wycliffe. She has served as a teacher to TCKs in Russia and as an education consultant with SHARE and The Navigators.         Eye halve a spelling checker It came with my pea sea It plainly marques for my revue Miss steaks eye kin knot sea. Eye strike a key and type a word And weight four it to say Weather eye am wrong oar write It shows me strait a weigh. As soon as a mist ache is maid It nose bee fore two long And eye can put the error rite It’s rare lea ever wrong. Eye have run this poem threw it Eye am shore your...

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Roundup of Education Headlines & Resources – May 22, 2014

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Here are some recent articles and resources published online that contain great information for consultants and the families they serve. Click on the title to get to the article. iQ: smartparent episodes A public broadcasting station out of Pittsburgh has produced some interesting shows on topics related to raising children today. Recent episodes include “Aiding Autism,” Tots + Tech,” and “Learning with Games.” These episodes contain useful information for consultants as well as families. Schools adding computer coding to curriculum It’s not surprising that schools would add computer coding...

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Ask an Expert: Writing Composition – SATs and College/University Applications

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

Our guest blogger for the second week is Diana Thomas, who has taught at The Potter’s School since 2002 and has written the curriculum for Writer’s Workshop, English 2, and Poetry Through Lyrics courses. She also teaches their English 3 Literature Survey and Advanced Composition courses. Diana serves as associate staff at SHARE, and has been consulting with schools in Europe and Asia about their writing programs as well as training national staff to raise writing standards and practices. Diana and her husband Lyle reside in St. Petersburg, Russia, where they are on staff with...

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