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Online Homeschooling with Study.com

Online Homeschooling with Study.com

Online homeschooling has become more and more popular as our digital capabilities and resources explode! Homeschooling has been made infinitely more accessible due to the availability of so many online homeschool resources.  Throughout my years of homeschooling we have used many online homeschooling curricula, programs, and resources. One of the resources we have used for(…)

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Learning About Johnny Appleseed and Apples Unit Study

Learning About Johnny Appleseed and Apples Unit Study

This Learning About Johnny Appleseed and Apples Unit includes information, recipes, activities, book lists, videos, and printables! Learn about the apple life cycle, make applesauce and more!

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Teaching Seasons and Months Using A Busy Year

Teaching Seasons and Months Using A Busy Year

Teaching Seasons and Months Using A Busy Year is a collection of mostly FREE resources for teaching seasons and months based on this wonderful picture book.

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Addressing Rumors and Myths About Teaching Textbooks

Addressing Rumors and Myths About Teaching Textbooks

I have been homeschooling since 2006 and using Teaching Textbooks since 2010. It is one constant curriculum I have used over the years and with all 3 children. With that being said, I’d like to address some of the rumors and myths about Teaching Textbooks I have heard and seen throughout the years. Before going(…)

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Homeschool Math Curriculum: Teaching Textbooks 3.0 vs. CTC Math

Homeschool Math Curriculum: Teaching Textbooks 3.0 vs. CTC Math

Teaching homeschool math can be a stress inducing thought. Many of us were not strong in math ourselves, or have not done much of it since graduation, and worry about how we can successfully teach our children. Using a homeschool math curriculum is something I would strongly suggest! A good homeschool math curriculum can ease your(…)

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Homeschool Math with Teaching Textbooks 3.0

Homeschool Math with Teaching Textbooks 3.0

Teaching math, not wanting to teach math, thinking you aren’t capable of teaching math. These are all reasons not to homeschool that often pop into people’s heads. Good news! Homeschool Math with Teaching Textbooks 3.0 makes it doable! Homeschool Math with Teaching Textbooks I have been using Teaching Textbooks products for 9 years now, and(…)

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Homeschool Testing – Benefits and Using the Stanford Achievement Test

Homeschool Testing – Benefits and Using the Stanford Achievement Test

Homeschool testing is a normal occurrence in our household. It’s something we have done with each of our kids once they hit around 3rd grade.  Not only is it required in our state, but we believe testing is something of a “hoop” you have to jump through in life. This year we used the Stanford(…)

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Homeschool Typing with Typesy

Homeschool Typing with Typesy

One of the reasons I love homeschooling is that I can take the time to focus on skills I feel my children need. Teaching life skills such as money management, typing, and home maintenance is something I think is missing in most public schools today. One of the skills I teach all my children is(…)

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Homeschool Planning Options

Homeschool Planning Options

I am a planner. Whether you are referring to homeschool planning options, meal planning, home scheduling, I plan and organize it all. I LOVE planners, schedules, checklists, etc. Homeschool Planning There are endless homeschool planning options. It starts with the method in which you homeschool (Classical, Charlotte Mason, Unit Studies, School at Home), and then(…)

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HUGE List of Easter Books for Kids

HUGE List of Easter Books for Kids

You are sure to find something for your children to delight in this Easter with this HUGE list of Easter Books for Kids. Whether you celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, or delight in that funny bunny the Easter Bunny (or maybe both) there are books for all! Through the years we have read so many(…)

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Top 10 Reasons My Kids Like Being Homeschooled

Top 10 Reasons My Kids Like Being Homeschooled

Homeschooling is a choice, one parents often make for their children. While I know that not all children enjoy being homeschooled, my kids like being homeschooled. While their reasons may be different than mine, they demonstrate some of the wonderful benefits of homeschooling. I decided that instead of making a list of reasons why we(…)

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Top 10 Favorite Homeschooling Sites {Resources, Printables, Support & More}

Top 10 Favorite Homeschooling Sites {Resources, Printables, Support & More}

When I started blogging in 2009 I had know idea what I would soon find on the Internet! I couldn’t believe the wealth of homeschool knowledge, connection, and support I would find! I originally wrote this Top 10 Favorite Homeschooling Sites list in 2012. Wow! How the time flies! So much has grown and changed in(…)

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