Get Organized for Back-to-School with This Week’s eBook Bundle {BundleoftheWeek.com}

It's back-to-school time, and this week's bundle is designed to help you simplify your routine, get organized, and juggle all of your various responsibilities during the school year. With your purchase, you'll get a complete back-to-school guide, printable planners, tips for simplifying your chore routines (for the adults and the children!) and ideas for simple…

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Back-to-School Tips, Tutorials and Free Printables

It's hard to believe it's back-to-school time already, but schools in our area start back in less than three weeks! (Those of you that still have a month or more of summer might want to bookmark this post for later.) We'll be sharing back-to-school tips and ideas in the coming weeks, and to kick us…

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Homeschooling Resources Bundle for $7.40 This Week Only {BundleoftheWeek.com}

This week's bundle is packed full of resources for homeschoolers, including five ebooks plus two special bonus offers. With your purchase, you'll get tips for developing curriculum and teaching specific subjects, printables for you and your students, and encouragement for the school year at a discount of more than 80%! This collection includes: Homeschooling 101…

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Classical Conversations Cycle 2 Notebooking Printables

You know how I said I was done talking about homeschooling for the summer? I lied; I'm sorry! One thing I hadn't yet nailed down was exactly how we were going to incorporate CC science, history, geography and timeline at home. I knew I wanted it to be the center of our curriculum this year,…

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Help Your Child Get the Most Out of Their Summer Reading Assignments

The following post is from Jennifer, a lifelong educator: See all of the Homework Helps posts here. Many schools require students to read extensively during their break. It’s one thing to move your eyes over the words on each page, and quite another to really grasp the deeper meanings in a book. No matter what…

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How We Organize Our Homeschool Work

Okay, this is it (I think!) -- the final post in my homeschooling series for the summer. I thought I'd give you a quick peek into how we organize our homeschool work. It's really not anything groundbreaking or fancy, but I always appreciate seeing what other people are doing, and there is one tool I'm…

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Printable To-Do Checklists for Kids

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: Summer is in full-swing at our house! You'd think that the summer break from our school routine would have our eight-year-old daughter in relaxation mode. Instead, I noticed that she was antsy, not sure of what to do with herself during the day.…

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Summer Games: Water Balloon Learning
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Summer Games: Water Balloon Learning

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: As a parent, there really isn't a start or end to when we can create learning time with our kids. We can find ways to help our kids learn new skills (or review old ones) through the simplest tasks or activities. I love to find ways…

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What independent work looks like in our homeschool

I've talked a lot about our move to "independent work" with the girls as I described our curriculum plans for the upcoming year and our reasons for schooling year-round, and truly, I can't describe how much of a difference this has made for us. Instead of always feeling overwhelmed and like I was dropping the…

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