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Pick Ten

A world without internet. A world with limited resources. If you had to homeschool your children in 2014 and only had ten books (or non technological resources) to use, which ten would you choose? The inspiration for this idea came from a recently Freshly Pressed Post called: “If You Could Save Only Eight Books.” On…

11 Tips for Homeschooling a Child with Auditory Processing Disorder

Auditory Processing Disorder—11 Homeschool Tips Because of short-term memory problems, easy brain fatigue, and the effects of noise and visual stimuli on the child with APD consider the following: Use of repetition to learn things. Teach in smaller increments, but with repetition. Use a multi-sensory approach (including gross motor and fine motor skills). Avoid programs that…

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7 Secrets to Finding the Best Homeschool Curriculum

—Delana H. Stewart A colleague sent me this little e-booklet last year, and I finally got around to reading it. Carletta Sanders of Successful Homeschooling does a good job of helping families think through a variety of concerns when searching for a good homeschool curriculum for their children.   Carletta breaks down the different methods…

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Joy and Contentment

How This Affects Us as Parents and Educators —Delana H Stewart Why did you accept this job or this teaching assignment?  Why are you home-schooling?  Why aren’t you home-schooling?  Why did you put your son in national school?  Why didn’t you put your kids in national school?  Why did you choose that curriculum? Wrapped in…

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5 Pros and Cons for Homeschooling Older Adopted Children

—Delana H. Stewart The Education of Older Adoptees, Younger Adoptees, and Biological Children While this post will focus on the homeschooling of older adopted children, it may have some applications to biological children, foster children, and children who are adopted as infants. For the sake of this article, “older” adopted children will mean those that…

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Are You Taking Care of Their Hearts?

increased activity increases life expectancy and produces many overall physical, psychological, and social benefits. Physical activity can help children and adults with controlling weight, reducing blood pressure, raising good cholesterol, reducing the risk of diabetes and some kinds of cancer, as well as helping children gain self-confidence.

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