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Nomad Press books fit perfectly into classrooms and homeschools!
Our books align with Common Core State Standards and almost all of them incorporate STEM/STEAM material that makes for an inspiring reading experience! Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measures are calculated for each book so you know exactly what level to expect. Primary sources and essential questions foster independent study, while Teachers’ Resource Guides offer even more support in the classroom. Inquiry-based projects strengthen connections between learning and real-life application.
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Tips For a Successful Family Road Trip
June 30, 2016
Like most families across the United States, my gang is heading out on a road trip next week. Twelve hours of being trapped inside a car while traffic crawls along at an infuriating pace and children whine about leg room, hunger, thirst, bathroom needs, and each other. Sounds amazing!
Listen to the Sounds of Nature on This Year’s Family Vacation
June 29, 2016
What do you think it sounds like here? Heading out to see the sights this summer? How about heading out to hear the sounds? Families across the country are taking to the road this summer to see the beautiful national parks of our country. The goal is to step into the wilderness and forgot for […]
My Kid Hates to Read
June 23, 2016
This kid? This is not my kid. My kid hates to read. We all know that it’s essential to keep kids reading during the summer months. Children that don’t read during summer vacation can lose up to 3 months of the learning they gained the year before. For some kids, reading is the obvious thing […]
Time to Celebrate Make Music Day!
June 21, 2016
Here’s a riddle: What brings people together, makes people feel less alone, makes people smile, makes people cry, let’s people be themselves and be someone completely different? The answer is music!
Happy Cephalopod Week!
June 17, 2016
Common squid from the Belgian continental shelf. Photo credit: Hans Hillewaert What’s a cephalopod and why do we devote a week to celebrating it? Cephalopods are marine creatures of the molluscan class Cephalopoda and include octopi, squid, cuttlefish, and nautiluses. These are pretty strange looking creatures, and they are also extremely capable. For example, you […]