Moving Things Around
published on 3/9/2023 by Keith A. Howe

On March 10, 2023, we are switching the order of Age 6-8 Concept 2 and Concept 4.

  • Concept 2: Relationships will become Concept 4: Relationships.
  • Concept 4: Matter and Movement will become Concept 2: Matter and Movement.

This change should not affect most customers, and if you like, you can continue to utilize these two concepts in the original order. It won't cause any problems.

Why Are We Doing This?

The Relationships concept was originally created in the summer of 2019. It was always designed to be the final concept of the year. Even though The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane is a read aloud, it is the first real literature unit that students are exposed to. It was meant as a soft introduction to the more advanced literature units that students would begin in the Age 7-9 level.

We also wanted to get Matter and Movement into the first semester so there would be more science toward the beginning of the year. If your students are like mine, they want more science, and they want it sooner!  

Our initial plan was to get through 2019, and then fix the order in 2020. Well... 2020 happened, and switching concepts was the last thing on our mind. 

What Does This Mean for You?

If you ordered your Age 6-8 package before March 10, your books will list the concepts in the original order. If you haven't started either concept yet, you can complete the in whichever order you prefer. Our recommendation is to complete them in the new order, but you are free to do whichever you like.

If you ordered after March 10, your curriculum will show the new order. You can simply follow the order as it shows up.

We are sorry if this causes any problems for you. If you have any questions, please let us know. We will be happy to help you out.

Concept 2: Matter and Movement