Posts Tagged ‘ curriculum ’

Homeschool Boys Book Club

Homeschool Boys Book Club

“Just after lunch, one Monday each month, there is an audible buzz in the children’s room of our local library. The hubbub begins at the door as a group of five enthusiastic homeschooled boys race one another into a much anticipated book club meeting. They are an eclectic group, but the chattering is nonstop...
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Money Smarts for Older Kids

Money Smarts for Older Kids

In the September-October issue of Home Education Magazine, Carron Armstrong shared an article which discussed some of the issues facing parents teaching financial responsibility to younger children, such as whether to offer an allowance, and discussed some resources to make that job a bit easier, like money-oriented games. In the current Nov/Dec issue, Carron...
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Learning to Read

“I am sure my children learned to read by osmosis. I certainly didn’t teach them. It wasn’t for lack of materials, understand. I had phonics books and some anthologies accompanied by thick spiral bound teacher’s guides detailing ways to incorporate literature into science, math, and social studies. What I didn’t have was time enough...
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Teens and Writing

Teens and Writing

As teenagers, our kids seldom did grammar exercises and never wrote reports and term papers. According to some in the educational establishment, they ought to be poor writers. Not so. Both got “A’s” in their college freshmen English classes. Friends now often ask them for help editing assignments. Both enjoy writing and produce credible...
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Photography for Kids & Teens

Photography for Kids & Teens

BetterPhoto.com is a safe and fun place to discuss photography, and BetterPhoto for Kids and Teens is dedicated to kids and teenagers interested in the art of taking pictures. Whether your kids have been snapping pictures for a while or they’re just picking up a camera for the first time, this site will help...
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