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  Growing Together

Family Learning Newsletter



Volume 1, Number 1                                                                                                                       October 22, 2004                                         




Growing Together Family Learning Newsletter is a tri-weekly on-line publication for families of preschool-elementary aged children. This newsletter is ecletic, non-denominational and non-partisan, with a focus on living books & ideas and hands-on learning.

Editor: Stephanie Marshall Ward (e mail address)

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Copyright 2004 Stephanie Marshall Ward

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In This Issue:

  • You're Doing What! Common Objections to Homeschooling by Stephanie Ward

  • Nature Study Notes by Stephanie Ward

  • Teaching Children About the Natural World  by Dr. Ernest Marshall

  • Recommended Resources on Family Nature Study & Nature Notebooks

  • Fun Math! Helping Children Learn Math Concepts Through Living Books, Hands-On Activities, & Games by Stephanie Ward

  • Math-Related Book Reviews

  • Recommended Resources on Exploring Math Through Literature

  • Fall Math Activities



Recommended Resources:

  • Math Solutions Online Newsletter
    Offered by well-known math educator and author Marilyn Burns. Includes lesson plans, Q&A, and a list of living math books for children.