Tag Archives: Homeschooling

Q is for Sleeping Queens

Shh! It’s Q week for the ABCs for Home Schooling, which makes me wonder: have you ever played Sleeping Queens? It’s a great card game for many ages, with a fun story about its creation. (A little girl dreamed about … Continue reading

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A is for Authors

The ABC’s of Homeschooling have started again, and my friend Dawn has a shiny new website. Check it out! But before you head over there, let me ask you something: who’s your favorite author? You probably answered that question with … 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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P is for Peace Lutheran School

During our first year of home schooling, someone asked me if our school had a name. My thought: “No. Is it supposed to? Did I miss something? Maybe we need a name to really be a school.” My answer: “Um… … Continue reading

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D is for Dad!

We’re a homeschooling family. There are millions of little reasons I’m glad we are, but none of those influenced our choice in the beginning. Would you like the know the big thing that put us over the edge? What made … Continue reading

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