Month: October 2021

Sleep Well, Homeschoolers!

October 27, 2021

As parents and caregivers, we all know that children who get a good night’s rest are far more pleasant and reasonable than those who haven’t. This may not be something you’ve considered before, but homeschooled children tend to have more opportunities to sleep longer than children who aren’t. This is yet another reason why homeschooling […]

A Little Bit of Daily Writing has Huge Benefits

October 20, 2021

Our homeschool days are full. My day starts with ideas of what we all need to accomplish and goals (that I try to hold loosely) and inevitably is full of distractions, speedbumps, pivots, and some scrambling. I have had to start to set non-negotiable goals that we do each day no matter what. Math is […]

Reshaping Education with Social Emotional Learning

October 13, 2021

As you have likely noticed, The Cottonwood School is committed to reshaping education and supporting the whole child. A significant piece of this commitment includes prioritizing Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Did you enjoy the first issue of our new SELF Talk newsletter that launched on Monday? We hope you found the resources helpful as we […]

Begin Your Day Together

October 6, 2021

Are there things you’re trying to figure out to work into your school day but struggling to get to? Morning meetings create great opportunities to regularly engage in activities that may be challenging to weave into a schedule already filled with math and language, and history. (You may have also heard of this referred to […]

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