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Parents Camp Out to Enroll in Direct Instruction Charter School

Although camping out to enroll your child in a charter school can be avoided with lotteries, these parents tented for one day outside in cold.

http://www.greeleygazette.com/press/?p=9328

Why? Because the school is opening up as a Direct Instruction (DI) curriculum charter school. Apparently the only other DI school in the district received "National Blue Ribbon School" status.

Free FUNNIX Beginning Math Software Download in June

FREE DOWNLOAD OF FUNNIX BEGINNING MATH
JUNE 1 – JUNE 26

Funnix Beginning Math is a 100-lesson computer program designed for children who have not learned beginning math operations.

Funnix Beginning Math will be available as a free download from June 1 through June 24. All components of Funnix Beginning Math are included in the download—100 animated computer-based lessons, workbook material, a teaching guide, and a placement test for assessing the child.

SRA Corrective Reading Decoding A

I purchased a used SRA Corrective Reading Decoding A kit many years ago. Being a Direct Instruction curriculum junkie, I thought this was a wise investment. Thing is - I didn't understand how SRA labeled its curriculum kits - what is the difference between Decoding A and Comprehension A? Why is there a B1 and B2 kit? What is Decoding A anyways?