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Our Homeschooling Curriculum and Goals for this Year

Our Homeschooling Curriculum and Goals for this Year

Each year that I homeschool, I learn a lot about being a good teacher. In these early years, I feel that I improve as a teacher by at least 30% each year over the previous year. Most of what I have to learn has to…

How Our Homeschooling Fared Last Year

How Our Homeschooling Fared Last Year

Last fall, I gave a peek inside our homeschool classroom, showing a little about what we were learning. It was my first year homeschooling two children at the same time, one in kindergarten and the other in third grade. I am pleased to report that…

A Peek Inside Our Homeschool Classroom: Electives

A Peek Inside Our Homeschool Classroom: Electives

  While the most important subjects for young students are math and language arts, there are so many other wonderful things to learn about. As a homeschooler, the challenge is not to get too carried away studying everything! You can find curricula to study just…

Ruly Bookshelf:  Unthink by Erik Wahl

Ruly Bookshelf: Unthink by Erik Wahl

Are you creative? Most people can answer this question quickly with a “yes” or “no.” Are there really two distinct groups of “creative” people and “non-creative” people? Are some people better at coming up with new ideas and some people better at executing those ideas?…

Summer Recap

Summer Recap

It’s back to school week and this week we are adjusting to the new demands of our homeschool schedule. This month I will be devoting to educational topics as there are certainly a lot of organizing challenges that go along with school. But first, I…