Reining in the Wiggles

reining in wiggles

Dear Homeschooler, Do your kids wiggle? Maybe your older kids get fidgety. Sometimes, this need to move can decrease our students focus and limit their attention span. I’ve heard some say, “My child doesn’t sit well, so I need a curriculum where he doesn’t have to sit.” Well, it’s true that…

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In The Reign of Terror: A Review

Heirloom Reign of Terror

Dear Homeschooler, The best way to learn history is through engagement, and one way to do this is to listen to stories that captivate the listener. That is just what Heirloom Audio Productions does with each installation of The Extraordinary Adventures of G. A. Henty. That is why we are…

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Schedules: Mapping Your Week

map schedules

Dear Homeschooler, One (very big) reason we homeschool is because homeschooling provides a way to completely customize our children’s education. Therefore, a day in the life of two homeschoolers, no matter how similar, will always be a little different, as each aspect is tailored to meet the needs and interests…

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R.E.A.D. Curriculum: A Review

R.E.A.D.

    Dear Homeschooler, Reading Curricula are numerous with varying theories and scopes & sequences. I find it hard to recommend one because I believe that decision weighs heavily on both the teaching style of the parent and the learning style of the student. My daughter has just finished kindergarten; however, with summer…

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