Homeschool Language Arts

OCTOBER 21, 2020

Get Ready to Vote — for Writing!

Sponsored by Time4Writing. This year is an election year! For homeschoolers, it’s an interesting addition to any social studies curriculum. You can learn more with your child about caucuses…

SEPTEMBER 21, 2020

How to Plan for Writing Success

Sponsored by Time4Writing. Ever get the feeling that you could do more to help your children with certain subjects? Writing can be one of those areas where the feeling is strongest if you’re…

SEPTEMBER 7, 2020

Speech Therapy for Homeschooled Children: What You Need to Know

There are many reasons why parents choose to homeschool their children. Perhaps you prioritize personal education, you have a strong religious affiliation, or you want to strengthen family bonding.…

AUGUST 13, 2020

Writing Tips: Back to Basics for Back to School

Sponsored by Time4Writing. Was your kids’ summer writing limited to scribbling their names in sidewalk chalk on the driveway? Don’t worry! You have plenty of time to get back in the swing…

AUGUST 9, 2020

Inspiring Your Budding Writer!

Contributed by Elizabeth Dardes Creating a home environment that embraces, celebrates, and encourages writing and creativity is the spark all parents want to ignite for their children. Keeping…

JULY 28, 2020

Starting a Family Book Club

If you’re looking for a fun and educational way to bridge the summer learning gap, or even inspire reading this fall consider starting a family book club. This unique tradition is one that…

JULY 13, 2020

Journal Your Way to Stress-Free Summer Writing

Writing in the summer? No way! Well, maybe if it’s not formal writing… And if it’s for a short period… And if it’s fun… One way to get your kids to write in the summer is through…

JULY 8, 2020

Books That Teach Character

Good character can seem like an ambiguous goal at times. Character training is a difficult concept to define and is consequently complex to plan into your homeschooling studies. As a parent,…

JUNE 26, 2020

Using the Summertime to Build Background Knowledge

This post is sponsored by Time4Learning.com Imagine you are a third-grader, living your whole life in a high-rise apartment building in New York City.  For school, you are asked to read Charlotte’s…

JUNE 24, 2020

Why Your Teen Needs To Know Cursive

  As a college educator, I want parents to know why cursive writing is important to your teen. Any child born in the U.S. after the year 2000 will undoubtedly not have been taught cursive…