School time with Lisa

School time with Lisa

Happy Thursday everyone and Welcome : Are your kids home from school because of the Flu? Did your school not go online or didn't send work home? Worried about your kids education? Here's some great sites to explore and have fun while Learning : Board Kids : Go outside and Play. Play board games and [...]

Grammar Day

Grammar Day

This week has been all about the written word : What is the purpose of grammar? Knowing grammar can improve our ability to think analytically and communicate confidently and effectively. It can also help us understand the language that shapes our world and our personal identities. Grammar matters Popular Missed Used Words : Accept vs. Except.Affect vs. Effect.Lie vs. [...]

Feb 29th Leap Year

Feb 29th Leap Year

Welcome to my classroom : today's lesson is all about Leap Year In a leap year, the extra day is added at the end of February, giving it 29 days instead of 28. The extra day is called a leap day, or an intercalary day. It takes the earth a little bit less than 365 ¼ days (365.242 [...]

Mardi Gras in Cajun Country

Mardi Gras in Cajun Country

Welcome to class : today a little Louisiana history and traditions. So come with me across the Miss River to Cajun Country : The center is a unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, and is located in Eunice, Louisiana. The only one of its kind, the center tells the story of the Acadians who settled [...]

Heart * Today’s Health Lesson

Heart  * Today’s Health Lesson

The heart is a muscular organ in humans and other animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. Blood provides the body with oxygen and nutrients, as well as assists in the removal of metabolic wastes. In humans, the heart is located between the lungs, in the middle compartment of the [...]

School Time : Valentine

School Time : Valentine

Bell Ringer : Who buys the most Valentine cards ? Men or Women? History : The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different saints named Valentine or Valentinus, all of whom were martyred. One legend contends that Valentine was a priest who served during the third century in Rome.Although the truth behind the Valentine legends [...]

In My Classroom : Science

In My Classroom : Science

Today a fun science experience in the kitchen with the kids. Lisa For the rock candy A wooden skewer (you can also use a clean wooden chopstick)A clothespin1 cup of water2-3 cups of sugarA tall narrow glass or jar Rock Candy Clip the wooden skewer into the clothespin so that it hangs down inside the [...]