American Pioneer of Teaching Award

The National Coalition for Public School Options presents its second annual American Pioneer of Teaching Award to recognize top performing elementary and secondary teachers THROUGHOUT THE NATION  in public charter schools, magnet schools, and online schools. Entries are being accepted until April 12. The awards will be announced on on May 3. Nominate YOUR favorite […]

17-year old entrepreneur tackles school and business

The rapid growth of online schools (hmm…I need to add employment to my list) can be attributed to the many benefits an online education offers. One of the benefits is that you can get your education and venture into the business world while giving equal dedication to both. Kyle Feno, a 17-year old entrepreneur talks […]


Matzah Man wishes you a Happy Passover, but no Passover would be complete without the Haggadah, so check out The Two-Minute Haggadah: A Passover service for the impatient .

Book Winner!!!

Congrats to Barb for winning Charter Schools: The Ultimate Handbook for Parents by Karin Piper. Enjoy!

Twitter Exchange

Supah Mommy has a great idea!Click here to go to her page and follow the directions.   Don’t forget to grab the code.  AND Don’t forget to register for my awesome book GIVEAWAY HERE!

GIVEAWAY Charter Schools: The Ultimate Handbook for Parents by Karin Piper

“What is the difference between a charter school mom and a pit bull? (Piper 65)” Are you weighing the options for public schools? Trying to decide if a charter school might be a good fit for your child? Get all of the answers to these questions by reading Charter Schools: The Ultimate Handbook for Parents […]

Choosing Curriculum

Language Arts/History/Science/Math curriculum, homeschool curriculum, pre-packaged curriculum, religious or secular based curriculum…There is so much out there to choose from that it can become overwhelming. What to take into consideration: Does support come with your purchase? What are the costs? Does the curriculum align with your state standards? Will the curriculum support your child’s individual […]

Colorado Virtual Academy Winter Dance March 12, 2010

Socialization…. OH MY! The Grange in Castle Rock                         Shannon, Sean, and Connor ready to boogie                             Sean and his fedora are ready to dance! Meet up with some friends And the Teachers are there And more teachers….. And more……. And even a DJ! With a Turn Table! OMG FOOD! Bye Bye Siblings, see you soon! Parents say […]

Book Winner!!!

Congradulations to Jennifer for winning the drawing!  She will be recieving “A Certain ‘Je Ne Sais Quoi’” by Chloe Rhodes. 

Come Enter To Win

A friend of mine used to sign his e-mails Carpe diem and I had no idea what it meant until I looked it up and used it as our phrase of the day.  When I received the book A Certain “Je Ne Sais Quoi” by Chloe Rhodes, that phrase was in there and all 3 of […]

A Certain "Je Ne Sais Quoi" By Chloe Rhodes

I totally enjoyed reading A Certain “Je Ne Sais Quoi” By Chloe Rhodes. It’s a short, fun way to get to know the meanings and origins of words. Read my full review here. Want to enter to win a copy of A Certain “Je Ne Sais Quoi”? Here’s how: 1. Leave a comment at the […]

Race To The Top

Congratulations to the 16 finalists for the first phase of the Race to the Top competition, which include Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Improving student achievement across all states is the focus of this competition.  Check out yesterday’s video as Secretary […]

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