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Category Archives for Homeschooling

Help Your Child Develop Thinking Skills with Laser Maze Jr.

One thing I have been wanting to spend more time on in our homeschool is helping the kids to work on thinking skills.

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I have one child in particular who will give up as soon as they have to think too hard about something.

I needed to figure out how to stretch this child's “thinking muscles” in a way that would not be a battle of the wills between us.  I needed to help this child want to exercise those muscles.

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3 Mistakes Homeschooling Parents Make When Teaching Handwriting

Handwriting is an essential part of what our children need to learn.  They'll be writing every single day of their lives, and it's up to us to help them develop handwriting skills to make this essential life skill easier for them!

Many times I have seen homeschooled children struggle with handwriting.  I have seen a lot of homeschoolers with very messy handwriting.  There are plenty of children in “regular” schools with messy handwriting too, but here are some of the mistakes that seem to be specific to homeschooling families when it comes to teaching handwriting:

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3 Mistakes Homeschooling Parents Make When Teaching Handwriting

 

5 Reasons We’re Learning About Great Missionaries in our Homeschool

We have a two-fold goal in our homeschool:

First, to teach our children Godly character and second, to equip them with the academic skills they need for life.

Using studies of great missionaries is a great way to help meet both of those goals!

When we read missionary biographies and do more in-depth studies on those missionaries, there are 5 (at least) things that are happening with our children:

5 Reasons We're Studying Great Missionaries in our Homeschool | Missionary studies for homeschoolers

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7 Reasons We’re Using a Video Class for Homeschool Bible

When I posted my list of curriculum choices at the beginning of this school year, I noted that we would be doing a streaming video class from BJU Press Distance Learning for Bible class.

Now I want to give you my reasons for choosing to go this route and how a video curriculum benefits our homeschool.

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