Handwriting by George – Review

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My son loves to study history, especially early American history, but he does NOT like to practice handwriting.  The physical act of handwriting is challenging for my son because he has dysgraphia. Many students fine-tune their handwriting skills at a young age, but due to my son’s writing challenges he continues to practice handwriting daily.  [...]

The Writing Road to Reading Review

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The Writing Road to Reading was one of the first purchases I made when I began to teach my son.  It was recommended on classical-homeschooling.org as being a great resource for teaching reading to children.  It really is a great resource! The Writing Road to Reading teaches a phonics based method for learning to read.  [...]

Beautiful Cursive and Art Lessons from Classical Conversations thumbnail

We a found a piece of curriculum that is enhancing our homeschool in several ways. PreScripts: Cursive Sentences and Art Lessons (Medieval to Modern World History) is something my eight-year-old son enjoys immensely, and I LOVE what he is learning! From the introduction to the workbook: Rather than resorting to mindless busywork that isolates our [...]

Color-By-Number Worksheets from Mama’s Learning Corner – Review thumbnail

My kindergartener did not really like to color until the last couple of weeks. He does love to paint and he enjoys art time. But simple coloring did not appeal to him. What happened to make such a big change for my five-year-old son? ~ This review contains affiliate links because we love this homeschool [...]

Language Arts Resources from Curriculum Choice Authors thumbnail

Our authors bring you all things language arts today! A selection from our personal blogs and some choice reviews from the archives. Have you browsed our Language Arts section? It's full of reviews covering: Grammar Handwriting Literature Phonics Reading Spelling Vocabulary Writing So pin and bookmark this post today to help you with your language [...]

Classical Copywork Review

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Our family has used the classical homeschooling method in various forms for over a decade. My boys grew up listening to the Story of the World and learning about great thinkers in history. They read poetry, Shakespeare, the Bible, and living history as they connected all aspects of history together in their minds and on [...]

Handwriting Without Tears: Cursive Success

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Handwriting is something I feel is still very important, even in this age of computers and spell correct. But that doesn't mean I think it should be difficult. We have so many other subjects that need to be covered in our homeschools. How much time and emphasis should be placed on learning cursive in this [...]

Activity Village: A Valuable Source for FREE Notebooking Pages thumbnail

  I don't recall how I happened upon this site, but I'm glad I did. Activity Village is a huge site devoted to crafts and activities for children. You could easily spend hours perusing all they have available (ask me how I know!). Everything I've seen is marvelous, but what really makes me full of [...]