Homeschool Language Arts

JUNE 30, 2021

Boost your Child’s Social Skills with Writing

This post is sponsored by Time4Writing. Writing isn’t only a skill that’s valued in academics and sought after by employers. It’s also an activity that can build a child’s skills and…

JUNE 29, 2021

Becoming a Reader in a Digital Age

This post is sponsored by The Learning Bar. The first stage of becoming a reader usually begins in kindergarten or grade 1. This is when children learn the relationships between letters and…

MAY 27, 2021

8 Steps to an Awesome Research Paper

This post is sponsored by Time4Writing. Not the dreaded research paper! You’ve just assigned your high school homeschooler a research paper, and you can’t understand all the drama that’s…

MAY 20, 2021

A Dozen Books That Make Us Human

What does it mean to be human? It’s a deep question but the “human condition is the characteristics, key events, and situations which compose the essentials of human existence, such as birth,…

MAY 5, 2021

Tips For Supplementing Your Homeschool Program

This post is sponsored by Kumon. Homeschooling your children is probably a decision that didn’t come without consideration. When it was time to decide on a curriculum, you likely conducted…

APRIL 27, 2021

How to Use Storytelling to Improve Writing

This post is sponsored by Time4Writing. Once upon a time, homeschool parents overlooked a teaching strategy for writing… It’s easy to be so hyper-focused on preparing your children…

MARCH 25, 2021

How to Create the Perfect Writing Space for Your Child

Guest post by Time4Writing. Why is writing so different from other school tasks? For most kids, writing takes a higher level of concentration and perseverance. Like reading, writing places…

MARCH 3, 2021

Help! My 3rd Grader Doesn’t Like to Write

Guest post by Kimberly Smith. The other day I was looking over my homeschool emails and saw a post about not putting too much pressure on writing. It was not about handwriting, but about writing…

FEBRUARY 25, 2021

Beat the Homeschool Blues with Writing

Sponsored by Time4Writing. With the pandemic, school-closings, and remote learning still a reality in communities from coast to coast, children are facing challenges like never before. If…

JANUARY 26, 2021

How to Choose the Best Writing Curriculum

This post is sponsored by Time4Writing.com Welcome to the new year! It’s January and a traditional time for a fresh start. Maybe you’re thinking of changing from a curriculum that isn’t…