Who Is Learning From Assessments?

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Dear Homeschooler, Assessment. Data. Evaluation. These can be some intimidating words. In the homeschool world, they are associated with standardized testing and state assessment requirements — something we HAVE to do to be able to school our children at home, but evaluating your student can be extremely useful. You can learn a lot: You…

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Camping Resources


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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ArtAchieve: A Review

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Dear Homeschooler, My kids love crafts. Just give me some construction paper, scissors, and glue, and I can make any animal project, but when it comes to having actual art skills — Eek! I am not an artist. How do I go about teaching my kids the skills behind lines, colors, and…

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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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Science Resources

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Dear Homeschooler, Bookshelf has some great science posts by great homeschool and educational bloggers and links to great free or cheap products linked up by subject/topic. Check them out!        General Science Topics An InLinkz Link-up   If you are a homeschool or educational blogger and have science-related…

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