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Fostering Independence At Home When Homeschooling

Fostering Independence At Home When Homeschooling

Having an independent learner who is self-motivated is an important aspect of homeschool education. There are a few different ways to foster independence in your child. It could be set up in the work plan you create with your child...

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Cheap Solutions for Homeschooling

Cheap Solutions for Homeschooling

By Maria Burke             One question I know is asked quite frequently is how one is able to homeschool on a budget. Sometimes the cheapest way to homeschool requires more time spent on your part in the planning stages. There...

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Reluctant Homeschooling, A Reflection.

Reluctant Homeschooling, A Reflection.

When I first started teaching, more than a decade ago, I worked in a school where a child's parents had been through divorce. The father in the family had abruptly left his high paying job and spent all day, every...

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Spring Money Bundle

Spring Money Bundle

Spring is just around the corner and even if you are inside for the foreseeable future it is always a good time to connect nature to your learning. This spring money bundle is designed for children in 6-12 classrooms.  What...

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Adding with Doubles

Adding with Doubles

I've talked before about the importance of teaching math strategies.  Teaching about doubles is one way of helping students find an anchor for their basic facts. Double equations are 1 + 1, 2 + 2, 3 + 3 etc.  If a...

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