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How To Teach More Than One Subject At Once

How To Teach More Than One Subject At Once

Keeping up with state standards can be a strenuous task anytime of the year.  But, during the holidays?  Over the years I’ve found ways to tie in multiple subjects with our thematic units. Because of the high level of interest,…

HOW TO START HOMESCHOOLING: PART FOUR

HOW TO START HOMESCHOOLING: PART FOUR

So you have heard that homeschooling is no longer weird, or maybe you have heard some alarming things about our current educational system.  Whatever the reason, you’re thinking that homeschooling may be right for your family.  In this series we have…

HOW TO START HOMESCHOOLING: PART THREE

One of the most common homeschooling question is, “How do you start?” . If you need a refresher, you can find parts one and two here.  Part Two  Part One Today I want to focus on one of my favorite topics: Your Teaching Style.  It…

LEO LIONNI: WHY PARENTS SHOULD DO AUTHOR STUDIES WITH THEIR CHILDREN

Whether you homeschool or not, parents want their children to become avid readers.  What parent wouldn’t love to see their child giddy over a new book?  This year we have completed two author studies and I think I’ve  learned as much…