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Charlotte Mason Curriculum 101

Posted on 10.Aug.21 in Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason way of learning focuses on the heart of the child, above all else. Miss Mason believed that children are born whole people with everything they need to become well-rounded. She taught her students with rich materials that would help them form their own ideas about the world around them. Her philosophy influences […]

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How to Create a Homeschool History Curriculum

Posted on 10.Aug.21 in Book Recommendations, Homeschool Tips

History can be an intriguing subject when approached correctly. Many students find history to be dull due to the use of hefty textbooks and long lectures. This doesn’t have to be the case! As a homeschool parent, you can bring all subjects to life, including history. Here’s how you can create a homeschool history curriculum […]

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Critical thinking skills for homeschoolers

Posted on 6.Aug.21 in Homeschool Tips

During the logic stage — approximately grades five through eight — students begin to examine the world in new ways. Rather than simply absorbing information, they begin to put more thought into why the world is the way it is. They get better at making connections, evaluating situations, and formulating persuasive arguments. In other words, […]

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How to Curate a Living Books History Curriculum

Posted on 2.Aug.21 in Homeschool Tips

Living books is a buzzword in the Christian homeschool community, and for a good reason! A living book is a book that is full of life. Stuffy textbooks don’t fit the bill! Living books contain inspiring stories, beautiful pictures, well-written words, and ideas. History is a subject that many students find dull, but that doesn’t […]

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Ways to Simplify Your Homeschool Days

Posted on 2.Aug.21 in Homeschool Tips

If you’ve been homeschooling for a while, you probably know the feeling: burnout. It doesn’t mean it’s time to send your kids back to the public school. Rather, you can take it as a sign that it’s time to switch things up. These homeschool tips for parents will streamline your days and make home education […]

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4 Benefits of Using a Living Books Curriculum

Posted on 29.Jul.21 in Homeschool Tips

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Homeschooling with living books is a fun way to teach your child. Charlotte Mason defines a living book as “the fit and beautiful expression of inspiring ideas and pictures of life.” Miss Mason believed that children are already whole people who deserve to have their minds stretched, and her methods show that philosophy. Living books […]

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How to Find the Right Language Arts Homeschool Program

Posted on 23.Jul.21 in Homeschool Tips

There are many homeschool programs out there, and it can be tricky to know which one is the best for your family. As you search, keep these four characteristics in mind. With a program that meets all of them, your homeschool will be in good shape this year. Lots of Books Prioritize the homeschool reading […]

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3 Must-Have Homeschool Resources

Posted on 25.Jun.21 in Homeschool Tips

Homeschooling has risen in popularity over the last year, and so has the amount of information available! While this is a good thing in many ways, it can be overwhelming to homeschool parents, particularly ones new to homeschooling. As a seasoned homeschooler, I can say that there are a few homeschooling resources for parents that […]

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3 Great Homeschooling High School Tips

Posted on 25.Jun.21 in Homeschool Tips

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Homeschooling high school students is a task that many parents find daunting. The high school years are some of the most formative, and they can affect your child’s future in many ways. While homeschooling a high schooler does take more intention, it doesn’t have to be drudgery. Here are three tips to help you homeschool […]

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