Emotional ABC’s: A Review

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A great review from a few years ago…   Dear Homeschooler, Before my children were old enough to homeschool, I worked as a special education teacher in an intensive program for students with autism. One of the hardest things to teach my students was emotional self-regulation — recognizing their emotions…

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CrossWired Science: A Review

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Dear Homeschooler, What type of homeschooler are you? We are fairly eclectic in our approach to learning. I have both classical and Charlotte Mason leanings, but we also enjoy unit studies, hand-on and practical methods, and elements of both student-led and traditional learning. We do enjoy a gamut of approaches.…

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Reining in the Wiggles

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An oldie, but a goodie….     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…

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