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It’s July. The summer has heated up, and all across the country home educators are waking up to the realization that the new school year is right around the corner. If you’re like me, you’re considering what to keep the same, what to change and what to add or delete in your homeschool in the coming school year.
One of the areas I’d like to add to our homeschool, is creative writing and journaling. My children are still young so I’m looking for a creative and fun way to introduce creative writing. I wanted to share some of the resources I’ve found.
First, I’ve heard lots of great reports More >
What is homeschooling anyway? As homeschooling’s popularity increases, interested parents, concerned grandparents and inquisitive friends are asking this question. If you have the stereotypical idea of home education, then you may think it is simply doing the same school work that a child would do in public or private school and bringing it to the kitchen table. That is a very narrow view of homeschooling and, really, a wasted opportunity.
Yes, homeschooling involves educating your child at home and that work may involve worksheets at the kitchen table, but it is more than that. It is a whole More >
Here’s the newest project I had the privilege of being a part of. It was a thrill to contribute to Heavenly Humor for the Teacher’s Soul: 75 Inspirational Readings (with Class!). I am so thankful to Barbour Publishing for including this homeschool mom’s writing in the book.
The book includes 75 humorous stories–some from the view point of the student and some from the teacher. All have a heart-warming message of hope and grace. Take a look!
I recently picked up Into Writing: The Primary Teacher’s Guide to Writing Workshop at my local teaching store. In it author Megan S. Sloan takes teachers through her process of teaching writing to children grades 1-3. While Sloan is a classroom teacher and encounters situations that I, as a homeschool mom, don’t encounter, I’ve been excited to learn from her. She is obviously a passionate teacher who puts her all into her students. I’m only a few chapters into the book, but I thought I’d share what I’m learning.
Writing is obviously an important part of life. Even if you aren’t a More >