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Second Grade Sunday: How to Use Library Books in Your Homeschool

Second Grade Sunday: How to Use Library Books in Your Homeschool

  I know what you’re thinking!  Looking for the right resources and curriculum for your kids can be FRUSTRATING to say the least.  That’s why it’s important to stop the madness and use what your kids already enjoy doing.  Library books…

How Public School Made Me Better at Homeschooling

How Public School Made Me Better at Homeschooling

Imagine planning and executing lessons for 20 students 5 days a week, 32 weeks a year.  Half of the class is struggling to keep up, and about 20% of the class need something more challenging. How are you going to…

Fourth Grade Fridays: How to Homeschool Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade Fridays: How to Homeschool Fourth Grade

    Fourth Grade is a big grade to teach.  This is the year of double digit multiplication and division, understanding European Exploration into the Revolutionary War, writing in cursive, reading and comparing literature and more!  It’s becoming more and…

K/1st Grade: Starting Your Homeschool

K/1st Grade: Starting Your Homeschool

    Did you take some time off during the summer or are you just beginning your homeschooling journey?  We traditionally slow things down in the summer and do only a bit of school here and there.  However, last week…

6 Must Have Homeschooling Teaching Supplies

6 Must Have Homeschooling Teaching Supplies

Don’t you just love the new smell of a a box of crayons or a new sharpened pencil?  Back to School supplies thrill me to no end!  I could spend all day in a teacher store oohing and aahing over all…

How to Homeschool Kindergarten

How to Homeschool Kindergarten

  Well, it’s almost time!  You’re getting ready to begin homeschooling and attempting to collect all the best tips on how to create the perfect kindergarten classroom.  I’m getting ready to teach Kindergarten for the third (possibly last) time!  Here…

Sight Word Centers Unit #1

Sight Word Centers Unit #1

  I’m getting ready to start school back up for the year, and I need activities and lessons for my K-2nd graders.  I want to start off with sight words to ensure we have a solid foundation right from the…

The Most Important Organizational Tool For Your Homeschool

The Most Important Organizational Tool For Your Homeschool

affiliate links are included in this post It’s no secret.  I’m addicted to planning for my homeschool.  My husband, kids, and friends often joke about my teacher addiction.  Keeping organizational charts are a must for any teacher. I could spend…

Organize Your Homeschool: File Folder Games

Organize Your Homeschool: File Folder Games

For the next several weeks I’m going to be talking about how to organize your homeschool.  Today I want to share my file folder game organization.   Organizing your file folder games may be simple or overwhelming.  Because I homeschool…

How to Create the Perfect School Schedule

How to Create the Perfect School Schedule

      Ok, first of all, there really is no such thing as perfect.  It might take a couple of tries to get what feels like the perfect school schedule, but don’t beat yourself up if you don’t get…