15 Easy Ways to Teach Math in the Kitchen
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15 Easy Ways to Teach Math in the Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and this is perhaps even more true in a homeschooling home! That’s because the kitchen is a transformative place where ingredients become meals, but it’s also a place where all types of learning can be transformed into something tangible and hands-on. Today, we’re sharing 15 hands-on ways…

Choosing a Great Homeschool Writing Curriculum
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Choosing a Great Homeschool Writing Curriculum

Writing can be intimidating, both teaching it and practicing it (as in, actually doing the writing). Lots of questions probably float through your mind as you try to decide on a homeschool writing curriculum. As a creative writer, I believe one of the most important parts of teaching the subject to my kids involves inspiring…

Answering Your Homeschooling Middle School Questions
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Answering Your Homeschooling Middle School Questions

You asked, and we are answering your homeschooling middle school questions! Not too long ago, many of you answered a question from our Facebook page: “If you could ask a seasoned homeschooler any question about homeschooling middle school, what would it be?”  Without further adieu, here are your questions about homeschooling middle school, along with…

Learning American History Through Literature Review
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Learning American History Through Literature Review

A review of “Learning American History Through Literature” Learning American History through Literature from Common Sense Press is an educational approach that uses literature, known as living books (more about that below), as a tool for teaching history. The program includes a literature-based curriculum guide that covers different periods of American history and incorporates classic…

Discover Science in a Natural Way with Your Children
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Discover Science in a Natural Way with Your Children

Discover Science in a Natural Way with Your Children When we think of science as a subject, our thoughts often default to a dull, dry textbook and lab equipment of some sort. Would it surprise you to learn that the great scientists of the past did not learn science in this artificial manner? It’s true! Instead,…

How to Use Homeschool Bible Curriculum for All Learning Styles
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How to Use Homeschool Bible Curriculum for All Learning Styles

How to Use Homeschool Bible Curriculum for All Learning Styles I have to admit I never really thought much about homeschool Bible curriculum as it relates to my children’s learning styles until I found The Word in Motion! This curriculum is meant for children from kindergarten through about 8th grade. It’s full of all kinds…

20 Tips for Helping Kids Love Reading
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20 Tips for Helping Kids Love Reading

Some of us were blessed with children who love reading. Others of us have children who need more encouragement to learn to love reading. Reading is an important part of life. Whether you’re reading for information, reading for fun, or reading because it’s required for school or work, reading is part of life for most…