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  • Spring Break and learning
    Spring break fun that will keep kids learning
    In the mid-west Spring Break is almost here. A week off is a time to rejuvenate from the structure of school. For some this is a bittersweet time as kids are home which means you can spend more time with them... and you spend more time with them....
  • Never too old to learn
    Don't retire your brain!
    Whether you loved or hated school, retirement is a great time to learn about things you wish you had known before (the stock market!), entirely new subjects (history of opera) or upgrade a subject already of interest (World War II.) And just like...
  • Homeworkl
    Study: There is such a thing as too much homework
    A new study may confirm your teenager’s long-held suspicion that more homework is not necessarily better. According to a March 23 news release, a study published in the Journal of Educational Psychology found that an hour of homework per...
  • Heart-shaped chocolate boxes for Valentine's Day are a symbol of affection.
    Advanced vocabulary: Affectionate words
    Understanding how to use a large vocabulary of obscure words is a sign of having an excellent education. Incorporating unusual words into conversations is a surefire way to make chats more interesting and, for writers, it is a direly-needed skill....
  • Tour buses are a great way to travel around and explore a vacation location.
    Advanced vocabulary: Travel words
    Knowing a wide vocabulary is a sign of being excellently educated. Understanding how to use obscure is a great way to make conversations more interesting and, for writers, it is a necessity. The English language is quite complicated and so there...
  • Anger is often expressed during sports events--such as this soccer player who did not agree with a referee's decision.
    Advanced vocabulary: Angry words
    Knowing a wide vocabulary is a sign of having an excellent education. Understanding how to use large (and often obscure) words correctly is a wonderful way to make conversations more interesting and, for writers, it is a much-needed skill. The...
  • Grief is one of the strongest forms of sadness.
    Advanced vocabulary: Sad words
    Having a wide vocabulary is a sign of being well-educated. Understanding how to use big words is a great way to add flavor to conversations and, for writers, having such knowledge is a much-needed skill. The English language is extremely...
  • Activities such as skydiving are often regarded as "thrilling."
    Advanced vocabulary: Thrilling words
    Having a wide vocabulary is a sign of being educated. Understanding how to use big words is a great way to make conversations more interesting and, for writers, it is a much-needed skill. The English language is exceptionally complicated and so...
  • Jimmy and Dr. Rodger C. Castle Sr., Pastor
    Age appropriateness with the Autism Spectrum
    I recently read a blog about age appropriateness and the special needs child and it got me to thinking about the special needs children, and adults for that matter, that I have personally worked with. Yes, as adults we often call these interests...
  • "The Thinker" is a famous sculpture that depicts a man thinking.
    Advanced Vocabulary: Thinking words
    Knowing how to use a wide vocabulary of words is a sign that one is a well-educated individual. Understanding how to use big words is a fantastic way to make conversations more interesting and, for writers, it is a dire skill that must be mastered...
  • Question marks have become symbolic of confusion.
    Advanced Vocabulary: Confused words
    Having knowledge of a wide vocabulary is a sign of possessing a good education. Understanding how to use big words is an excellent way to make conversations more interesting and, for writers, it is an incredibly important skill. The English...
  • Halloween is the holiday that is dedicated to producing the emotion of horror.
    Advanced Vocabulary: Horrified words
    Knowing a wide vocabulary is a sign of being well educated. Understanding how to use big words is an excellent way to make conversations more interesting and, for writers, it is an incredibly important skill that must be mastered. The English...
  • Birthday presents--like this one presented to a panda--can be a great source of surprise.
    Advanced Vocabulary: Surprised words
    Having a wide vocabulary is a sign of possessing a good education. Understanding how to use big words is a great way to make your conversations more interesting and, for writers, it is a needed skill. The English language is exceptionally...
  • Some buildings--like this opera house in Paris--are decorated very fancifully.
    Advanced Vocabulary: Fancy words
    Having a wide vocabulary is a sign of being educated. Understanding how to use big words is a great way to make your conversations more interesting and, for writers, it is a dire skill. The English language is exceptionally complicated and so...
  • At sporting events cheerleaders are often used to hype up the crowd and raise feelings of excitement about the impending game.
    Advanced Vocabulary: Excitable words
    Possessing a wide vocabulary is a sign of being a well-educated person. Knowing big words is one way to make your conversations more interesting and, for writers, it is an important skill. The English language is extremely complicated and wordy...
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