Archive for December, 2008


December 18, 2008

-by Mimi Rothschild Is it better to memorize information, or to have lots of hands-on learning so the information is fully understood? The answer is a definite “It depends.” Human brains were designed by God to understand fully. We’re not as good at memorizing things as we are at learning them – that is, at [...]

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Pine Cone Lessons

December 10, 2008

-by Mimi Rothschild When you go to cut your Christmas tree, send the kids around to gather up a good sack of pine cones as well. Use them for some fun, hands-on lessons. Make a pine cone bird feeder.  This is a satisfyingly messy project. Before you begin, do some research with your students to [...]

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