As homeschoolers it can be tough to find books about “school” that our children can relate to. Typically “school” involves hopping on that big yellow bus and heading off to the local public school building. But what about those of us that homeschool? Are there books out there for our children to relate to? My resounding answer is YES! I would like to introduce you
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Reading should be done naturally and I completely agree with that. The problem is that my children don’t like reading and we have a few collections of English books for the natural resources. At the same time, English is not our first language. Both the children and myself need reading lessons, I think. With the limit of resources, knowledge and skill of reading are the
This past September, I made my biggest curriculum mistake yet. I had researched and thought and finally purchased a curriculum. But when it came time to start school, I realized that I would have to do heavy editing to make the curriculum match my student’s level. I set it aside and bought another curriculum–happily, one that we have been making progress in all year long.
A couple years ago, I was struggling to find a language arts curriculum that was both engaging and complimentary to our homeschool philosophy. In my quest, I sampled a wide variety of curricula. When I discovered Brave Writer, I knew I had found what I had been looking for. Not only does Brave Writer offer a variety of writing curricula and resources, they also provide
For the past few months, my son has lulled himself to sleep by listening to Percy Jackson books on audio. We only own one but he checks the books out on OverDrive (one of our favorite library resources) and will listen to them over and over again. As a result of his recent interest, I knew he would also be interested in the National Mythology Exam that
Do you have a child who struggles with reading? Do they get easily distracted, forget what line they are on or have trouble concentrating on what they are reading? Or do you have a teen who would benefit from a device that could eliminate distractions when reading? I have recently found a clever device that may be a help to your struggling reader! It is
Are you looking for a fun way to start of the new homeschool year? Do your kids ever struggle with phonics or spelling? Why not make a game of it! Spellominoes is a card game, that helps to teach basic phonics/reading and spelling skills. It is made by TRENDenterprises.com, an educational publishing company. This game is one of their learning FUN products that my family