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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 51 January 2008 
  • Greetings from the edi...
  • Gets a New Look
  • New Year Humor
  • Teaching Our Kids
  • PictureFind
  • Your Desktop's New Look
  • A New Look At Food
  • Crossword
  • Big Brother's New Look
  • A new look at Old books
  • Fathead
  • The City of Cheyenne
  • Wordfind
  • Kudos

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  • Teaching Our Kids
    by Rochelle Helms
    January 2008
    As parents, I believe we are teachers too. The world changes constantly and to keep up with the changes we need new ways to teach our children. Here are a couple sites with information I have found useful and fun. I Hope you will too!

    First you can take the opportunity to teach your child the difference between "needs and wants" by teaching them a new way to look at the word Santa. We all know the drain this season has had on our bank accounts... here is something I found that was pretty interesting and beneficial.

    Keeping with the theme of A New Look and kids, this site has a new look. The new site layout makes it easier to navigate. If your kids need to study or find information for school projects this is a great site I have my son use.
    It's not just for school either, it is a great site with tons of information for kids from grades K-5 and 6-8. There is also a new section for educators that includes links to helpful lesson plans, classroom activities and web resources. New links and special sites are  highlighted on the homepage, so kids can always find something new and fun.

    Another site I want to share is about travel with the kids. How do we entertain them and teach them at the same time? Look at Back Seat Books.

    Lastly, just for fun: This is an actual handout distributed to the faculty in a public school. Here is a site to see the new terms or political correct way to describe our children:
    Free Republic

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