Will My ACE Student Struggle with Taking Notes in College?
Q: Hi! I have a high schooler that I wanted to use ACE curriculum with. I am wondering if he will be able to adjust if he goes on to college later. I am specifically worried about him being able to take notes. ACE seems to be just right, but I am worried about him adjusting to the lecture format when he goes to college vs. ACE's format. Any thoughts or anything to share concerning this? Thanks in advance! Tina A: Hi Tina, I graduated from an ACE school myself after having gon
Q: My second-grade son insists on using a number line or hundred chart to do his math. He relies on it so much I feel like it may be a crutch. I never had much use for these items in school. (I found my fingers and scratch paper to be much more convenient.) I don't want to make him stop using it if that is just his way of learning, but since I never really used them, I don't know if they are just a useful learning tool or a hindrance to his actually learning to do "mental mat
Should We Bring Our Son Home?
Q: Hello Andrea! We have homeschooled in the past. We placed our middle child back in school in 8th grade. He is currently in 10th grade and it has been a trying year. He has always been a good student but this year he is failing most classes. My husband’s solution is to pull him out and homeschool him once again. I agree but I am concerned. Concerned about his future. Worried that I will somehow hinder opportunities that he might have been exposed to in the public school sys
Study Carrels and Plastic Trays
Q: Hi Andrea, Could you please tell me where you get some of your school supplies? Your trays and partitions and different organizational tools all seem very helpful for living daily life. Thank you and your family. Angelina A: Hi Angelina! Both the trays and the study carrels came from Oriental Trading Company. They have a lot of neat school supplies on their site. Sincerely, Andrea http://www.orientaltrading.com/watercolor-study-carrels-a2-13774788.fltr?keyword=study+car re