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  • Drama Works! Teaching System – A Creative Way to Teach Across the Curriculum

    by Michael Leppert Drama is an activity with far reaching benefits.  Children develop transferable abilities such as confidence, creativity, collaboration, and communication skills ideal for job interviews and presentations.  These 21st Century skills are highly coveted by modern businesses.  Drama is also a great way to make concepts and curriculum from other subjects more understandable and fun through kinesthetic learning.  It is an ideal strategy for differentiated instruction Continue Reading

  • Pull Your Kids Out of School — Now!

    #pullthemoutnow By Michael and Mary Leppert Dear Readers: I, Mary, was recently reading the Washington (DC) Examiner and I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read the following which is a result of the recent child abuse case in the Turpin family: “California Is Seeking To Treat Homeschool Families As Presumptive Child-Abusers Lawmakers in that Continue Reading

  • Is Your Child Struggling in Reading? There’s a Reason Why

    www.tutoringforreading.com “If we are to obtain results never before achieved, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.” (Francis Bacon, b 1561 d 1626) ============ In the mid-1970’s, after three years of intensive and exhilarating work, I was finally almost finished with a Ph.D. in reading education. I was eager to finish my dissertation Continue Reading

  • Word Workout Program from The Word Workshop

    http://www.thewordworkshop.com The Word Workshop’s workbooks and computer programs are designed to help students in junior high, high school, community college, or adult education programs. These materials are appropriate for students who . . . need to improve their current academic performance, and may have hopes or plans for further schooling … perhaps a college degree, Continue Reading

  • Dog-Eared Publications Line of Discovering Nature Books & Materials

    P.O. Box 620863 Middleton, WI 53562-08631 888-364-3277 http://www.dog-eared.com By Michael Leppert Discovering Black Bears and separate Wild Stickers – Black Bears by Nancy Field, Margaret Anderson and Karen Stephenson Illustrated by Michael Maydak 40 pages, soft-cover 8.5 x 11 b&w and 4-color, $8.95 Reading text, coloring pages, games and review activities For Grades 4-6 Stickers: Continue Reading