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The Inspired Pencil

Letter to the Teacher and an Itty Bitty Lesson on Executive Functioning

The other day my son finally found THE letter in the mailbox.  He was so excited that he was holding it up over his head running in from the mailbox.  “It’s here!  It’s here!  Can I open it?”  he said.  “Of course” I said with bated breath, hoping he got the teacher he wanted… (By the way, bated is a shortened form of ‘abated’, meaning to bring down, lower or depr
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Sticky Summer SPLASH

This marks the first week of summer in our household.  As one of the latest school districts, I think it is safe to say that all of us have kids’ full time and a summer full of days to fill.  It is really an amazing feeling of excitement, but do any of you also feel like…”Whoa, what are we going to do all day, every day for the next two months?” Will my kids build even bigger and better worlds in Minecraf
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