About Josephine Schreiber

Josephine is a writer, mother, and avid reader. She homeschools her two daughters and teaches ELA and nature study classes at a co-op one day a week. When she isn't reading, writing, or teaching, she spends her free time hiking and practicing yoga with her girls.

Multiplayer Math Games You Can “Count” On

If you are the parent, teacher, or tutor of a student who is particularly resistant to practicing their math skills, you’re no doubt eager for strategies to engage them—enter, multiplayer math games! Particularly in upper grade levels as the myth of “I suck at math” becomes more entrenched in students' learning, finding ways to [...]

By |2023-09-13T15:41:42-05:00August 23rd, 2023|Learning Tips, Math, Teachers & Tutors|

How to Improve Time Management Skills for Students

School, extracurriculars, part-time jobs… with many students having jam-packed schedules, time management skills are essential in ensuring they get the most out of their education. After all, what good are all of those activities if you can’t seem to keep up and are constantly losing track of due dates for important assignments?  It’s incredibly [...]

By |2024-06-08T23:17:20-05:00August 10th, 2023|English, Learning Tips, Math|

How to Help Your Child With Math

Math...the subject that seems to stump parents and students everywhere. Figuring out how to help your child with math can be frustrating, especially with the difference in math standards taught now as opposed to our school years.  However, despite the bad reputation math has, it’s important to remember that you don’t need to be [...]

By |2023-03-30T17:04:00-05:00March 30th, 2023|Learning Tips, Math|

New Year’s Resolutions to Help Students Get Ahead

The start of a new year brings the excitement of new beginnings and a chance to reset from the previous year. It’s a perfect opportunity to consider New Year’s resolutions for students to help guide the coming 12 months. But while the promise of forming new, healthier habits is enticing, it’s important to remember [...]

By |2023-01-26T08:45:46-06:00January 1st, 2023|Holidays, Learning Tips, Teachers & Tutors|

Free Valentine’s Day Math Activities You’ll Love

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and that brings ample opportunity to incorporate fun Valentine’s Day math activities into your classroom! While math can be a touchy subject among students, especially for middle and high schoolers, using holiday-themed activities to reinforce concepts being taught in the classroom is extremely effective in keeping student interest. With the [...]

By |2022-02-04T11:51:14-06:00February 4th, 2022|Holidays, Math|

How to Help a Teenager Struggling in High School

The academic pressures of high school add stress to many students’ lives; if you’re the parent of one of those students, it can be extremely difficult to know just how to help a teenager struggling in high school. On top of their roiling emotional lives, teenagers face coursework of increased rigor and the looming specter [...]

By |2022-01-21T12:12:43-06:00January 21st, 2022|Teachers & Tutors|
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