Tag Archives: Education

The Ten Worst Things About Homeschooling

  A guest post written by my oldest daughter: 1) You never get anything done. I’m so busy working on my NaNoWriMo novel from November that I can’t (sanely) join Script Frenzy this April. I haven’t even started editing my novel … Continue reading

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E is for English

I’ve struggled for years to find a language arts program to love. Reading, handwriting, grammar, spelling… it’s all been a major source of home schooling frustration for me. Here are some options we’ve tried: Recommendations straight from a “How-to-Home-School” book. … Continue reading

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U is for Understanding

Disclaimer: this is not a post about the pros and cons of standardized testing in schools. It’s about teaching until students understand. “Do you have to give them tests?” I’m asked this question frequently by people who wonder about our … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day – Homeschooling Conference, part 5

This week I’m participating in an online homeschooling conference, hosted by Heart of the Matter {online}. I decided to share some of my favorite ideas this time around. Nothing too overwhelming for you (or me)… just a tip or two … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day – Homeschooling Conference, part 4

This week I’m participating in an online homeschooling conference, hosted by Heart of the Matter {online}. I decided to share some of my favorite ideas this time around. Nothing too overwhelming for you (or me)… just a tip or two … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day – Homeschooling Conference, part 3

This week I’m participating in an online homeschooling conference, hosted by Heart of the Matter {online}. I decided to share some of my favorite ideas this time around. Nothing too overwhelming for you (or me)… just a tip or two … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day – Homeschooling Conference, part 2

This week I’m participating in an online homeschooling conference, hosted by Heart of the Matter {online}. I decided to share some ideas this time around. Nothing too overwhelming for you (or me)… just a tip or two each day. Today’s … Continue reading

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