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Hoffman Academy

Start Your Summer with Hoffman Academy Piano Lessons

Portland Moms Blog partnered with Hoffman Academy to bring you the information in this sponsored post. We think you’ll love their online (or offline!) piano programs and the special summer discount!Some piano teachers take the summer off. Not Mr. Hoffman! Summer vacation is the perfect time to start piano lessons with Hoffman Academy. Here are […]

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common core

Common Core Math, Uncommon Thinking

While Common Core math has helped my eight-year-old in school, it has exceeded my 40-year-old addition skills. I was in the car with the kids one day, attempting to add double-digit numbers. I vocalized the problem out loud, simultaneously picturing it in my mind’s eye, and vainly attempted to carry figures. My second grader overheard me, […]

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