It's Teacher Appreciation Week. And we want to thank the teachers that care for and instruct our kiddos day in and day out. If you're a teacher, we hope you know how much you're appreciated. This great big Teacher Appreciation Week...
If your child is starting Kindergarten this fall (or you have a preschooler who will be reaching this milestone in the next few years), you may be feeling excitement and panic. I know I sure was back in 2019...
Coral Community Charter School is a free, public charter school in Albuquerque that serves students in Pre-K through 5th grade. It may sound strange, but we need to start as early as Pre-K in preventing kids from dropping out of...
Schools Are Communities When I was growing up, I remember being reminded, many times, that we have two ears and one mouth for a reason. My family taught me to choose my words carefully. I grew up in a small...
I hated Mondays in grade school. Mondays were spelling pretest days. If you got them all right, you didn’t have to take the real test on Friday. But I never got them all right. In fact, it was a...
I've been a high school English teacher for the past 16 years. And for much of that time, I've also taught ACT and SAT Prep. While scoring well on a college entrance exam is not the end-all and be-all...
My third child is in fourth grade, which means I'm on my third go-round in the fourth-grade math book our elementary school uses. And I have a distinct memory of chapter 9, which is on measurement conversions. How many liters...
Service isn't typically a word you connect with a child's time in school. Ask any parent, and they'll most likely agree that they want their children to be kind. Parents hope they'll be the kid who helps others and gets...
As a premier tutoring service, Tutor Doctor Albuquerque recognizes that every student is unique! We love going the extra mile to bring our students success. One of the ways we do this is by discovering and working with each...
This post is the last of a four-part series for ABQ Mom. In our previous posts, we explored what makes an independent school different from other schools, the application process, and how tuition assistance works. We hope this blog...
This post is the third of a four-part series for ABQ Mom. In our previous posts, we explored what makes an independent school different from other schools and the independent school application process. In our next, and final, post,...
There are many studies that show that learning a language is easiest during early childhood and provides the child cognitive advantages. Preschools and elementary schools across the country have taken these findings and have begun to implement foreign language...
This post is the second of a four-part series for ABQ Mom. In our previous post, we shed light on what defines an independent school and how to choose the best fit for your child. In our upcoming posts,...
Believe it or not, there are SO many books out there that feature our beautiful, unique state! Whether you've got a little one to snuggle and read with before bedtime or an older kiddo who needs something a little...

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Guide to Homeschool Resources in Albuquerque

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Homeschooling is a growing option for families as a choice for education along with public, private, and charter schools. Here in Albuquerque, homeschool resources...