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Below you will see why I think teaching math basics with number bonds is the best way for your homeschoolers to learn math. Over our last four years of homeschooling, I have used several different math curricula. Some I liked better the others, but they all had their own strengths and weaknesses. One of the […]
Teaching alphabetical order using letter tiles can make learning a game. Here are some easy, hands-on activities that can help your children strengthen their alphabetizing skills. These activities don't cover alphabetizing by the second of third letter (and so on), but they can greatly improve that all-important underlying skill of quick-recall of basic ABC order. […]
Many new homeschooling moms stress out about teaching their kindergartener. What curriculum should I use? How many hours a day should we do school? How in the world do I teach my child to read? Some how-to-homeschool books will try to offer you definitive answers to those questions. But then, to your chagrin, other books […]
At the beginning of the school year I wrote about how I make up my own first grade language lessons using a short sentence or two from a children's book that illustrates a particular language-related concept. For instance, if we want to study plurals, I might select a sentence(s) that has a singular and a […]