NatureGlo’s eScience: A Course Review


  Dear Homeschooler, Math. I’ve always loved math as kid; however, my own kids have had varying responses to it, their attitude depending on the ease in which they grasp the concepts and the time it takes to complete the assignment. We’ve incorporated some fun, kinesthetic actives to our math…

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Parenting Made Practical: A Book Review

Taming bug

Dear Homeschooler, I try to focus my blog on the teaching-aspect of homeschooling, but as all of you will attest, the line of parenting and homeschool is blurred at best. I don’t know if there really is a clear line between ‘parent’ and ‘teacher’ in a homeschool setting, and as…

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CursiveLogic: A Review


Dear Homeschooler, Are you teaching your students to write in cursive?  I’ve read quite a bit of varying opinions on both the benefits and non-relevance of teaching cursive in a modern tech-driven world where most communication and documentation is typed. Personally, I think cursive is extremely beneficial beyond just an…

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Magic Stix Washable Markers: A Review

Magic Stix

Dear Homeschooler, Homeschool art class can be a beautiful chaos. When the carefully constructed masterpieces are hanging on the fridge, left behind in the wake are empty glue sticks, broken crayons, and stray markers. I don’t know about you, but we always seem to end up with more markers than…

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The Magic Stories: A Review

Magic Stories

Dear Homeschooler, Literacy. There are SO many different literacy programs. You can seriously get lost in the sea of options. Despite what curricula you use, sometimes a little extra reading practice is just what your student needs. That is why I was excited for the opportunity to review The Magic…

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Reading Eggs: A Review

Reading Eggs

Dear Homeschooler, Practice. Practice. Practice. We know that to get better at any new skill, we have to practice. Repetition is such an important part of the learning process, but sometimes keeping interest and engagement high for everyday drills is challenging. I love reinforcing lessons with games. Computerized games are…

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