Disclosure: I received a free trial from K – 5 Learning in exchange for my honest review and opinions of their online services. I did not receive compensation for this post. Affiliate links are included. Reading and Math Enrichment from K – 5 Learning Learn how you can unlock you child’s potential for learning math and reading in one great place. K – 5 Learning
Like most of you, I am pulling together resources for the new academic year. Here in England we are still hard at work until the latter half of July, then the summer holidays stretch out before us for the entire month of August – bliss! But before those carefree days can commence, I need to have all my ducks in a row for the autumn.
My goal in homeschooling is to raise overall well-rounded sons who will one day enter this world and be positive contributing parts of our society. I am concerned with life skills, character, and a solid vocabulary. “Without grammar, very little can be conveyed, without vocabulary, nothing can be conveyed.” David Wilkins Wikipedia shares the importance of vocabulary: aids expression and communication, directly linked to reading
A few years back I created a history course for my teen using a textbook as a spine and then adding in other related books and movies. One of the movies we watched has stayed with her for years. In fact, we were just talking about it the other night! Movies can be a great visual for kids to hang their thoughts on and thus
Science is one of my son’s favorite subjects to learn. Last year, all of my three sons used Elemental Biology for both grammar and logical stages. My youngest son finished the Elemental Science Biology for The Grammar Stage before the 4th quarter of last school year. He used the same branch of science with his brothers. As soon as he finished with Elemental Science Biology
Are you looking for a grammar program for your high schoolers? How about a grammar program that is fun? Did I just say fun?? Yes, English 2600 high school grammar was fun! When we were looking around for a grammar program for my high schooler, we were not expecting to find something fun. We just wanted to find something that was a good fit.
More than five years ago I shared with you that Tapestry of Grace was the homeschooling fit for our family. When we started with Tapestry of Grace, my eldest child was in fourth grade. She has now graduated from our homeschool. I now have the perspective of the years of rich education Tapestry has afforded us. “Have you found a curriculum you and your children
Before I was a mother, I worked full-time in the public schools as a science specialist. Now that I am a homeschool mom, I coordinate numerous co-ops and group activities for our local homeschool community. I love working with youth – particularly middle school aged students. I have recently returned to the public school part time, working as a substitute teacher a few days each month.