Posts Tagged ‘ reading ’

We Stopped “School-at-Home”

We Stopped “School-at-Home”

Ah, it was the first day of school on August 3. It was a little early to start our homeschool year, I admit, but my education degree was itching to be put to use after a three month vacation proceeding the birth of our eighth child. This year I was especially eager to start...
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Home Education Magazine

Home Education Magazine

Getting ready to Not-Go-Back-to-School? This is a great time to stock up on the best homeschooling resource available: Home Education Magazine! Our annual HEM Back Issue Sale offers 6 issue packages – $15.00 each postpaid – Save $11.00 off the regular price! Check out our many great Themed Collections such as Reading & Writing,...
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Learning to Love to Write

Learning to Love to Write

Noted science fiction writer Ray Bradbury once said, “We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.” How do we help our children learn to write? Before my children could read or write, they would recite what they wanted me...
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Learning Shakespeare

Learning Shakespeare

Homeschooling was the natural next step in our family journey. I birthed at home, tended the home. I was all about the home. My interpretation of homeschooling, however, was a little different than sitting down at a table. When my children showed an interest in something, I followed. We dove in together, and I...
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Following the Road Signs of History

Following the Road Signs of History

I love history – especially American history. As a kid growing up in the fifties, I stumbled upon my first favorite book, Stephen Meader’s T Model Tommy. I read with wonder as Tommy’s Model T truck hauled him and his cargo up and down narrow bands of asphalt and gravel through New York, Pennsylvania,...
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