Before You Turn On A Screen…

Before you turn on a screen

Dear Homeschooler, Ahhhhhh, summer! When we finished the last worksheet of the 2016 -2017 school year, we gladly fell into a week of blissful laziness — sleeping late, watching movies, playing with Legos and baby dolls, and eating easy finger foods for lunch. Eventually, we started planning our summer, knowing we couldn’t…

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Free Book: Summer Reading Program

Barnes and Noble

Dear Homeschooler, Looking for an incentive to keep your kids reading during the summer? Barnes and Noble have launched their Summer Reading Program from kids in grades 1 – 6. By reading 8 books over the course of the summer, kids can earn a free book. Once your kid has…

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Camping Resources

Camping

Dear Homeschooler, Memorial Weekend is coming up. It’ s a perfect opportunity to incorporate some camping-themed fun to your learning. Here are some ideas: Make a pretend (or real) fire. Sit around it and tell stories. You can even take turns telling different parts, creating conflicts and resolutions. Write sight…

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Homeschool Research Study

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Dear Homeschoolers, If you are like me, you probably get a lot of questions about your choice to homeschool. I often homeschool in public places like Panera Bread, and so the door is open for passersby to see and question. Most of those that approach me are very positive —…

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