Author: Abigail Dixit

Abi is passionate about education, and growing curious young minds! She has taught grades K-6 at a number of schools across the country. More recently, she has transitioned to homeschooling her two sons - her biggest challenge yet!
DIY Montessori Pythagoras Board: Learn Multiplication Facts

DIY Montessori Pythagoras Board: Learn Multiplication Facts

Is your son or daughter learning multiplication timetables? Are they having trouble memorizing the facts? Enter the Pythagoras Board! Pythagoras Board is a Montessori math manipulative. Instead of rote memorization of timetables, the Pythagoras Board is a visual, tactile way to learn multiplication facts. Since my son started learning skip counting, I’ve been looking for…

The Writing Curriculum For Struggling Writers

The Writing Curriculum For Struggling Writers

As a teacher and parent, I’m always looking for great writing curriculums.  Writing does not come easy to many students.  When I taught middle school, many of my students struggled with writing an organized paper. Recently I was introduced to IEW (Institute for Excellence in Writing) writing by one of my friends.  Joie was a former school…

How To Correct Letter Reversals Like A Pro

How To Correct Letter Reversals Like A Pro

Letter reversals are very common for students in the primary grades to make occasionally.  Recently I noticed my preschooler transposing some letters in his name. He started reversing the letters e and s in his name. So I knew I had to come up with an intervention plan quickly.  With reading and writing, multi-sensory instruction is great as it…

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