Monthly Archives: March 2014

Excel with the Excel Math Program

Some parents express concern that Saxon Math in the primary/elementary grades is complicated to teach.  A similar math program to Saxon in the elementary grades is Excel.  This program is comprehensive, complete, and spirals math concepts while introducing new ones … Continue reading

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A Good Math Program: Saxon Math is Comprehensive

While working as a teacher’s aide (and studying to get my credential) in a middle school math class, I was introduced to Saxon Math.  I liked this program because it was comprehensive.  I had never seen a math book quite … Continue reading

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Healing Ecosystems Through Permaculture

“It is possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems.”  John D. Liu, Ecologist In this video Liu demonstrates land healing on the Chinese Plateau.  Liu engineers restoration using earth’s resources the way they were meant to be used.  He takes a … Continue reading

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Bring Life to a Desert with Permaculture

http://permaculturenews.org/2013/12/10/desert-food-forest-organic-commercial-production-three-years-update-wadi-rum-consultancy/ Permaculture is a harmonious method of working with the environment using sustainable agricultural designs.  Geoff Lawton from Australia is a permaculture genius.  After watching one of his videos posted on You Tube, we became convinced that permaculture is the … Continue reading

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