Four Tips for Homeschooling Your Child with ADHD

The following post is from Angie of Many Little Blessings: Homeschooling can definitely be challenging. However, when one or more of  the children that you have decided to homeschool have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) , your job can become even more challenging. However, there are things that you can do to help make the…

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15 Fun Ways to Reinforce Science Concepts for Kids

The following post is from Jennifer, a lifelong educator: See all of the Homework Helps posts here. Hands-on experiments and activities are usually a hit with any student, but taking a science test can be quite the opposite.  Answering questions about complex information can intimidate even the best of students. Here are some ways to…

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Five Simple Steps to a Better Homeschool Day

The following post is from Angie of Many Little Blessings: Mornings are not my forte nor have they ever been. Deciding to become a teacher, and then ultimately to stay home with my children to homeschool has always proven a challenge for my night owl tendencies. I have found that some of our best days…

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Before You Put Too Much Stock in Your Child’s Test Scores, Read This

The following post is from Jennifer, a lifelong educator: Emphasis on test scores in schools today has reached fever pitch.  Students are drilled on how to answer questions, time is spent taking practice tests, and teachers collaborate on how to raise the numbers.  I agree that we need a way to assess the effectiveness of…

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Learning Activities for the Book If You Give a Pig a Pancake

The following post is from Angie of Many Little Blessings: One of my favorite things when I was teaching were the years that I spent as a school librarian. Not only did I enjoy being able to order books and read to students, but I loved being able to pick books and then do related…

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Including Independent Work Time in Your Homeschool

The following post is from Victoria of Snail Pace Transformations: When I began homeschooling I was in the most stressful season of my life to date. I had a newborn a two year old and a 6 year old with learning delays. I had just moved over 1000 miles away from my extended family and…

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12 Ways to Make Social Studies Fun

The following post is from Jennifer Burke, a lifelong educator: See all of the Homework Helps posts here. History and geography are a passion for some and a pain for others. Most children are somewhere in-between and need a little boost when learning about the world. Try some of these ideas: 1.  Make a timeline.  When…

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Planning a Homeschool Calendar with Six Week Terms

The following post is from Angie of Many Little Blessings: When I began homeschooling, I felt stuck in a traditional school calendar mentality. While I thought year-round schooling sounded like a good idea, I just couldn't imagine giving up our long summers. However, having taught for two years at a school with a "balanced calendar,"…

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Celebrating Black History Month

The following post is from Kacey of Next Level Mama: February marks Black History Month--an annual celebration of the accomplishments, contributions and triumphs of African Americans here in the United States. While there's no way to capture the entirety of black history in 28 days, this month serves as a conscious reminder to teach our children…

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Homeschooling eBook Collection Just $7.40 {BundleoftheWeek.com}

Whether you're just thinking about homeschooling or an experienced homeschooler experiencing the familiar winter homeschooling blues, this week's ebook bundle is packed full of practical encouragement, how-tos and resources to give you the confidence to homeschool your kids and actually enjoy it! Get all 5 ebooks for only $7.40 (a savings of over 65%) for…

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