By Michele Kirichanskaya Today we're pleased to welcome Kathryn Ormsbee and Molly Brooks to the WNDB blog to discuss their graphic novel Growing Pangs, out since May 3, 2022! Katie knows there’s stuff that makes her different. She’s homeschooled, she has freckles, and her teeth are really … [Read more...] about Q&A With Kathryn Ormsbee & Molly Brooks, Growing Pangs
By Ashley Wells Today we’re pleased to welcome Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich to the WNDB blog to discuss Operation Sisterhood, available on January 4, 2022. Set against the bursting energy of a New York City summer is a joyful middle grade novel about the difficulties of change, the loyalty of … [Read more...] about Q&A With Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Operation Sisterhood
By Cheryl Kim What is project-based learning? At the start of this unprecedented season of shelter-in-place, many parents found themselves having to become teachers overnight. Although there is an abundance of online resources, the amount of information being shared can be daunting. For parents … [Read more...] about Too Many Home Learning Resources? Start Here.
By Dr. Regina A. Bernard Families all across the country have recently found themselves thrown into a world of homeschooling without a guidebook, manual, or without pause. A few years ago, I experienced this after a series of unfortunate events with traditional public schooling in our city. That … [Read more...] about How to Engage Children in Accessible At-Home Learning
By Melissa Hart Recently, my seventh grader and I curled up together on the couch in our pajamas with a bowl of popcorn between us to attack her schoolwork. On the TV, the New Zealand comedy Hunt for the Wilderpeople about a boy of Māori descent and his foster father on the run from authorities … [Read more...] about How to Use Diverse Books in Your At-Home Learning