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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 […]

VAHomeschoolers Conference 2014

VAHomeschoolers Conference 2014

Every year, I consider it a mandatory part of my homeschool teaching responsibilities to attend a homeschooling conference. The conferences help me to learn teaching techniques, find new curriculum options, network with other homeschoolers and receive support and encouragement for our homeschooling efforts. Last year, […]

A Peek Inside Our Homeschool Classroom: Language Arts

A Peek Inside Our Homeschool Classroom: Language Arts

Growing up, it was common knowledge that English and language arts were the “easy” subjects in school. There were no hard and fast answers like in math or science classes so grading was more subjective and lenient. As a homeschool teacher, however, I have had […]