Science in the Summer: Plants

Being outside is one of my favorite parts of the summer.  While you’re taking long walks in the park or lying in the grass, it is nice to stop and notice all of the science around you.  This week’s downloads are all about plants.  Younger kids can learn about the parts of a flower while […]

Pi Day Celebrations!!

Imagine my surprise when I walked into a local middle school to watch my son’s music concert and saw this beautiful sight!  What else would a math teacher do but to stop and take a picture?  Of course, my children were horrified.  My sweet daughter tried to get in the picture, but I found myself […]

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 […]

The First Shipment of Simple Solutions Common Core Math Books is Here!

There is nothing better to a group of teachers than a brand new book.  Lucky us—we have 7,000 of them in our warehouse right now!  When the truck pulled up, we rushed out to greet it.  None of us could wait to get our eyes on the brand new book: Simple Solutions Common Core Math […]

More Summer Solutions Scholars!

In August, Bright Ideas Press introduced you to our first ever Summer Solutions Scholars.  Recently I received pictures of these beautiful girls spending minutes a day working on their Summer Solutions.  I want to introduce you to these new Summer Solutions Scholars. Megan and Emma are sisters who worked on Level 2 Summer Solutions in […]

Summer Solutions Scholars!

Bright Ideas Press has been very busy filling this year’s orders for Simple Solutions, but before school starts, we want to take the time to congratulate all of the scholars who spent minutes a day working on Summer Solutions.  Some of you even sent us pictures of your scholars working on their lessons!  Please tell […]