Typing instruction has always been an important part of our homeschool. Not just for the sake of learning to type, but as an integral part of our language arts program. In today’s technology age, of course it makes perfect sense to introduce our children early and often to correct typing format before bad habits are […]
Gifted & Struggling Learners
Whether you have a gifted child, a struggling learner or a mixture of the two, I have encouragement for you. You CAN successfully homeschool! These articles should give you some background on the varied special needs in our homeschool and offer you lots of practical ideas.
How do you homeschool active children? You know, those sweet children who need to move and tend to make you a nervous wreck as they bounce off the walls. Yeah, them. You may not know this, but research has shown time and time again that children with ADHD and other energetic types are actually focusing their hardest […]
Books are incredibly effective tools for teaching. Charlotte Mason homeschoolers certainly understand that fact as it pertains to subjects like history and science. But, did you know the math and literature connection can be just as powerful? Why Math and Literature? There are many reasons math and literature pair so well together: Books introduce […]
Incorporating math practice into your regular schedule doesn’t have to be hard with these independent math explorations. We all know that practice makes perfect, and that’s especially true when it comes to mathematics. These games will give your children concrete tools they need to understand math concepts. And, they’re great to use for exploration and […]
I’ve gathered a list of the best independent brain training games for kids to help you incorporate more brain building goodness into your homeschool. If you’re new to the discussion, take a look at my original brain training post where you can identify cognitive skills and learn more about getting an online assessment for your […]