A Few Thoughts on Teaching Math

A Few Thoughts on Teaching Math

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This week’s topic for the Virtual Curriculum Fair is math. I love math. However, my love of math doesn’t equal a love of teaching math. I have written quite a bit about math during my years participating in the Virtual Curriculum Fair. In fact, I’ve written so much, that I don’t have anything further to add to this topic today. […]

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What About Reading Comprehension?

What About Reading Comprehension?

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I would like to begin this week’s submission to the Virtual Curriculum Fair with a disclaimer. I am not an expert on special education, and I have no training in teaching children with reading delays. What I have is experience with my own 14 year old son who is on the autism spectrum. However, we have not found any […]

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Homeschool Goal Setting - Looking forward, Looking back

Homeschool Goal Setting – Looking forward, Looking back

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It’s January 1st. The first day of a brand new year always brings a level of excitement. For a perfectionist like me, it’s like a clean slate, an unmarked page, or a fresh untracked snow. I’ve been studying about goal setting over the last few weeks and I have learned a few things. Goals need to be concrete and measurable. You […]

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Speekee Accelerate - Homeschool Spanish

Speekee Accelerate – Homeschool Spanish

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There are a few subjects that strike fear in the hearts of homeschoolers. Advanced math and high school science are a couple that are usually on the list. But there’s another equally scary subject and that’s… FOREIGN LANGUAGE! Why is foreign language so scary? The simple fact is that most of us in the US are […]

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Our Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Our Homeschool Curriculum Choices

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We have finished 3 weeks of homeschool for this new school year: my 14th year of homeschooling and I’m still a homeschool curriculum junkie. Have I really been homeschooling that long? Many of my homeschool curriculum choices this year are back to my old favorites. My oldest son has started college and is living 3 hours away […]

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Modernity – Modern History from Compass Classroom

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Compass Classroom recently released a new modern history class entitled Modernity, and they gave me the opportunity to preview the course. Covering a wide range of topics from modern history including the Enlightenment, Napoleon, the Industrial Revolution, and the World Wars, the high school level class consists of 27 weekly lessons. Each lesson includes 5 video segments with instructor […]

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