Teaching Students Not To Quit

Just Don’t Quit Recognizing that you can not fail unless you stop trying. In our classroom, one of the most dreaded phrases I can hear is, “I can’t do this!”  Or, “I give up!” In an effort to remove any mention of quitting or failure I gathered this collection for a lesson designed to inspire […]

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Top Five Valentine Crafts Boys Don’t Hate

Top Five Valentine Crafts Boys Don’t Hate Move over hearts and lace, the boys are back in town! My boy isn’t into heart crafts of any sort so this time of year it can be a little tricky to find Valentine’s Day activities he will actually enjoy. He doesn’t like pink and he doesn’t want anything […]

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Winter Storm Jonas Hits East Tennessee

Winter Storm Jonas Hits East Tennessee Pictures from Elizabethton/Stoney Creek Tennessee Winter Storm Jonas, the historical storm which has thrown ten states into states of emergency has arrived in Elizabethton, Tennessee. This tumultuous storm has caused travel bans and canceled over 9,000 flights from New England all the way down here to us where we wait […]

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We Had A Snow Day Today

Homeschooler’s Love Snow Day’s Too! Yes, even homeschooler’s take Snow Day’s! I am sure some homeschooler’s don’t take them and that’ cool too but as for us, any reason to sled the whole day long is welcome! That’s exactly what we did today! We woke up to a gentle snow and it didn’t look capable […]

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