Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling and reading ’

Waiting for A Late Reader

Waiting for A Late Reader

Ten years ago this month, in the Nov-Dec, 2000 issue of Home Education Magazine we featured an article by Robin Ohlgren-Evans titled By Jove, I Think He’s Got It! in which she exults over her late-reading son Taylor’s victory over the written word: “I want to shout it to the world. I want to...
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On the Trail of Laura Ingalls Wilder

On the Trail of Laura Ingalls Wilder

We stood on the big rock where Laura and Mary played, smelled the prairie flowers and climbed up a hill to the remains of the dugout. “It’s even smaller than the cabin in Wisconsin,” Will noted. Laura certainly chose the right adjective “little” to describe her childhood homes. With Plum Creek mud between our...
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Late Readers

Late Readers

Stephanie Elms offers encouraging reading for anyone with late or reluctant readers at her blog, Throwing Marshmallows: “Back in May, I presented a new talk at the VaHomeschoolers Conference, “Encouraging Reading in Late and Reluctant Readers,” based on an article that I wrote for the VaHomeschoolers Voice. In preparing for the talk, I searched...
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Homeschooling in Children's Lit

In a post he labeled ‘Homeschooling in Children’s Lit,’ author and educator Milton Gaither explores the title topic: “This post summarizes what I’ve learned about homeschooling in mainstream children’s literature, looking at some books I haven’t reviewed already to make a few points about the genre. “I first got interested in depictions of homeschoolers...
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