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Should We Homeschool Through the Summer?

Should We Homeschool Through the Summer?

It’s perfectly normal to get excited as summer approaches. In a traditional school setting, summer means a long break from school. But, if you homeschool your children, you get to choose your schedule, and it might not include such an extended recess. If you’re...

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6 Good Habits to Stay Learning Over Summer Break

6 Good Habits to Stay Learning Over Summer Break

As summer vacation approaches, everyone is probably looking forward to a much-deserved break. While there’s nothing wrong with taking a little time off, parents will want to avoid the loss of essential skills that took so much time and effort to build.  There’s even a...

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What Resources Do I Need to Homeschool My Child?

What Resources Do I Need to Homeschool My Child?

Parents choose to homeschool for many reasons—school environment considerations, personal convictions, unmet academic needs, a desire for family time, bullying, and many others. Whatever your reason for choosing this path, you may be overwhelmed with questions.  What...

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6 Tips for Homeschooling Children With Dyslexia

6 Tips for Homeschooling Children With Dyslexia

Homeschooling has emerged as a popular choice for many families. It may also be a popular option for children with dyslexia. Students who struggle with dyslexia require individual, systematic instruction in spelling and reading, and many traditional schools don’t...

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Should I Plan Field Trips for My Homeschool Student?

Should I Plan Field Trips for My Homeschool Student?

When you’re a homeschool parent, making plans for field trips should be part of your curriculum. These outings are similar to traditional school field trips. But they have the added bonus of allowing your entire family to attend or doing so with another group of...

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After School Activity Ideas for Your Creative Homeschooler

After School Activity Ideas for Your Creative Homeschooler

While not every child loves sports, most children have something they are passionate about. Granted, many communities offer endless options for kids' sports leagues. But there are plenty of other things your child can do after school that doesn't involve balls, nets,...

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5 Tips for Finding the Right Teaching Style

5 Tips for Finding the Right Teaching Style

You probably didn't go to school for teaching, but you're finding yourself teaching at home and trying to figure out different approaches to homeschooling. There are a ton of different teaching styles you can use, and going through each of them is a great way to find...

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