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JANUARY 29, 2015

IXL – Product Review

  This is a product review.  All our reviews can be seen here.   IXL offers kids unlimited online practice in math and language arts (pre-K-12th for Math and Grades…

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JANUARY 6, 2015

LEGO Women Scientists

  Computer Engineer Barbie, meet LEGO women scientists. Last summer a new, limited edition LEGO® Research Institute went on sale including a paleontologist with her dinosaur skeleton,…

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OCTOBER 9, 2014

A Charlotte Mason Approach to Math

A Charlotte Mason Approach to Math: Living Math Although Charlotte Mason never used the term living math, she did speak of living books and living-learning, so the term living math is certainly…

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OCTOBER 7, 2014

Integrating Math Into Other Subjects

  Math is the least liked subject for many homeschool parents and children. It can be scary, boring and frustrating. But math doesn't have to be any of these things. Research has shown…

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OCTOBER 6, 2014

Math Fact Smarts

  While I have one child who memorized all of his math facts at age five, none of the others have taken to them as easily. There are many different types of kids and just as many different…

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SEPTEMBER 11, 2014

5 Reasons to Use Weekly Thematic Units

By developing and using weekly thematic units, you can add fascinating topics to required subjects--thus making your homeschool classroom much more interesting and fun--for you and your students. For…

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The 2016 SAT Test is Homeschool Friendly!

I am giddy with excitement about the 2016 updated SAT!  Not in my wildest dreams did I imagine such a homeschool friendly exam would be created. In the late 1800s, a group of leading…

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AUGUST 21, 2014

Homeschooling for High School

A guest blog post written by Trish Madonia Homeschooling high school can seem daunting, but the good news is that it isn't. Actually, while it does come with its own set of challenges,…

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AUGUST 18, 2014

Yes, Single Parents can Homeschool

No one ever said homeschooling was easy. It takes a lot of time, patience and dedication. Most families that homeschool have a two-income household—a balance of parenting, work and homeschooling.…

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AUGUST 7, 2014

Top 5 Homeschool Record Keeping Tools

Just like tax records, documents for homeschooling are a necessary evil. Some states require submission of homeschool records and others do not. Whether you are sending documents into the…

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