Author Archives: Anne Crumpacker

About Anne Crumpacker

I like to read. I also like science, art and drama. I like really big numbers, but I don’t understand them. I like kids and being silly, but sometimes I feel serious and that’s when I like thinking BIG THOUGHTS. You can visit me @ SocraticMama.com

Monday Monkey Madness- Math Chimp Goes to Middle School!

I got a lovely email from “Harry Chimp” at Math Chimp with exciting news! Math Chimp has expanded their collection of free math games to include games appropriate for the middle school math curriculum. Math Chimp collects online math games … Continue reading

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Secret Book Club Meets Today (now…)

I am about to set up the chat box for the Secret Book Club. Please stop by during the next hour and say, “hello.” We will be discussing Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder. I will also ask what the weather is like where … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Outcasts of Hogwarts

Hello peeperinos of the internet! This is Mason. A couple of weeks ago, I happened to find this video on the internet. Ever since I have been bugging my mom to let me post it on her blog. I find this … Continue reading

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Part of Your World

This is one of Mason and my favorite songs. It is stuck in my head and I’ve been singing it in the car the past few days. (It’s probably best that you can’t hear me!) How do we let our children … Continue reading

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Popsicles

I’ve had popsicles on my mind for the past week. As you remember, Mason had a huge success with her door to door lemonade stand, but there was some lemonade left. Always clever, Mason made lemonade popsicles. We have a very … Continue reading

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