Meet the team: Diane

Team member interview Today we would like to introduce you to our researcher extraordinaire.  We love Diane Dillion for many reasons:  she remembers all of the books she has ever read, she speaks Italian, she is athletic, artistic, and she brings in donuts.  What’s not to love about such a well rounded person?!  Diane brings […]

Ohio LOVES Math

  Last month I was speaking at my children’s school PTA meeting about Summer Learning Loss.  After the meeting a parent came up to me and told me how impressed she was with the Summer Solutions program, but what really excited her was that  Bright Ideas Press (the publisher of Simple Solutions) is a local […]

Meet the Team: Regina

  We would like to introduce you to Regina.  She came to us after 32 years of teaching high school.  We love her because she brings a positive energy to our company.  Many times you will see Regina dancing past your desk; you can’t help but look up and smile at her.  She reads and […]

Meet the Team: Nancy

  Meet Nancy Tondy.  Nancy has been with Bright Ideas Press since the summer of 2005 when she agreed to co-write our English Grammar & Writing Mechanics series with Nancy McGraw.  We love Nancy for so many reasons: her bright smile, her willingness to help, no matter how busy she is, and the fact that […]

Meet The Team: Don

The next team member to be featured in our blog is Don Dambrogio.  Don is the first “official” employee of Bright Ideas Press.  We love Don because he is always upbeat.  Sick or well, happy or sad, Don always wears a happy face.  The Don you talk to on the phone is the Don we […]

Meet our office dog, Kiely

This year Simple Solutions is celebrating its 10 year anniversary.    In 2003, Nancy McGraw decided that there was a better way for her students to learn math, and since then she has helped hundreds of thousands of students become successful in not only Math, but Reading, Social Studies, Science, English, and Study Skills, too. We […]

The Holiday Season is Upon Us!

We are only a few days away from winter vacation here at Simple Solutions.  The halls are decked and the music is playing. We hope that you enjoy the time with your families during this festive time of year. To celebrate the Holidays with your classroom, check out our December Recycling Blog! A school wide initiative […]

We Need a Little Christmas!

  This is the fifth year Simple Solutions has adopted a family for the holidays.  We had such a fun time shopping and wrapping for a family of 3 young girls and a little boy.  We discovered that zebra stripes are cool, and if you aren’t listening to One Direction or Justin Beiber, well, you do not […]

Teacher Blogs Wanted!

Specifically, Bloggers Wanted!  Teacher and friend of Simple Solutions, Melissa  Larrisey, wrote a wonderful blog post about us that was heartening  to read! Her post inspired us to create a blogroll (you’re our inaugural member, Melissa!) and to look for more classroom teachers who use Simple Solutions. So, for all of you blogging teachers, this is […]

Happy Halloween from Simple Solutions!

It is a cold, rainy day in Northeast Ohio, but we aren’t letting that dampen our spirits!   Here are some photos of our staff working hard on the Common Core books! Don’t they look spooktacular? Even Kiely dressed up!                 Celebrate in your classroom with these fun and […]