We have about 18 years to teach our kids all sorts of academics, from reading to advanced math. It’s an overwhelming load, and occasionally homeschooling parents forget the importance of practical subjects like nutrition and cooking. This is a bad thing, because food and food preparation choices can affect our lives in many ways. In fact, there are some who say that a significant percentage
We are learning some typing skills over the holidays with homeschool typing for all ages with Typesy Homeschool keyboarding curriculum. “I LOVE Type Man!” said youngest this morning. We are changing up December with Christmas school 🎄 — including typing. This is such an easy and FUN way to fit in typing skills — even with all the hustle and bustle of the next weeks.
If every parent knew and acted on the research presented in Nicholas Kardaras’s Glow Kids, students would learn much better, fewer kids would be on medication for attention and mental health issues, and the psych wards for young people would not be as full. I have been trying to review Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction is Hijacking our Kids—and How to Break the Trance for
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With our third high schooler now heading into her junior year, I realized it is time to ramp up our preparation for college admissions testing and more. In a busy homeschooling household with multiple ages, I am still surprised at how easily these type of requirements sneak up on us! Thankfully there are multiple ways to include some test prep time. In the past we
Are you looking ahead to high school with fear and trembling? I know I did about 15 years ago when my oldest was approaching those important years. There are so many unknowns. How will high school work in your home? Will you be able to manage academically? How will the teen years turn out for your family? A decade and a half ago, there was also the question whether
Today I am sharing with you a fun website to introduce your students to touch-typing. Dance Mat Typing is a fun online program provided by the BBC. BBC Bitesize is an online study support website for children of all ages. There are many other fun, helpful programs so be sure to look around the Bitesize webpage for more helpful resources. Dance Mat Typing – Why Learn to Touch
I grew up playing the piano. Much to my dismay, my oldest wanted to play the violin. This meant paying for someone else to teach her. It meant the drive to and from and time out of the house. Violin lessons outside the house were wonderful (because we loved the teacher so much) but they were time consuming and often disruptive to our schedule. Jump