Benefits of Delaying Kindergarten

Are You Considering Unschooling for Kindergarten, or weighing the benefits of delaying Kindergarten altogether?  Either way, you’re on the right track!   Kids who start formal education later, as late as seven year old, do

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Teaching My Child at Home? That’s a Scary Thought!

What if I fail? Teaching my child at home could be a disaster! That’s what it all boils down to, right?  You could fail.  If you are an ethical person and a loving parent,

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Teach Handwriting Without Tears

Teach Handwriting Without Tears

Handwriting Without Tears What a concept. Yes, it is possible. If you’re looking for a painless and pleasant handwriting curriculum then you’ve come to the right place.  I’ll explain why Handwriting Without Tears is

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Teach a Child to Tell Time – Fast and Easy

Teach a Child to Tell Time Is your child developmentally ready?   Does she have the requisite skills?   What methods and materials are likely to be the most helpful to teach a child to

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Unit Studies Homeschool Families Love

Looking for Unit Studies Homeschool Kids Will Be Inspired By? Who isn’t!  You know your homeschooler wants to have fun, but you want him to learn.  Would you be surprised to learn that unit studies

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Moving Beyond the Page: Come See if this Works for You!

Literature-Based Curriculum Moving Beyond the Page (MBTP) is a complete secular curriculum utilizing research-based educational strategies to bring the best out in each student.  This curriculum fosters critical thinking and encourages children to develop

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Best Books for Kids

Reading With a Purpose Why read?  Many people never read a book after high school.  A startling number of college graduates never read another book after college.  They don’t like to read.  They don’t

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Math Games for Children

Every Family Room in America Used to have a pile of board games.  Not any more.  Many households don’t have ANY.  The internet and TV has taken their place in Americans’ hearts.  I’m going

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How to Teach Multiplication

This post is a follow-on to last week’s post about teaching subtraction facts and the previous post about addition.  Please pull out your triangular flash cards and hold a review.  If you’ve read both

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Math U See Reviews

I love Math-U-See Did I use other curricula?  Briefly.  As a secondary math teacher, I had been trained to consider the spiral curriculum to be a good idea.  As a homeschool parent, I came

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