Category Archives for Homeschool

Cultivating Grateful Hearts in An Entitled World

Whether your child is acting entitled or you want to make sure you don’t raise a generation of entitled children, this class is for you! This class focuses on teaching and touching the heart of your child so that they focus more on having an attitude of gratitude than on what stuff or treatment they […]

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Overcoming Obstacles in Reading and Writing

In this talk Andrew Pudewa combines his knowledge of child brain development with the real-life experience of teaching his son, a true dyslexic. Find hope in Andrew’s story while examining practical tools that you can use with your own students at home. More about Andrew Pudewa: Andrew is the founder, principal speaker, and director of […]

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Subtracting Anxiety from Your Homeschool Equation

Do you start school everyday dreading the inevitable breaking point where you child either shuts or melts down? Are you walking on egg shells and wondering when to push and when to take a step back? If this is your norm, then anxiety is likely getting the best of you and your child. Anxiety is […]

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Is Auditory Processing the Cause of Your Child’s Struggles in School?

Auditory processing has a profound impact on learning, but it can mask as other difficulties such as attention problems, poor comprehension, trouble reading, or weak language or social skills. In this session you will get to experience what it feels like to have an auditory processing problem and learn how it could be at the […]

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World War II

Nella Last was a housewife, married to a shop-fitter and joiner. Their younger son, Cliff, was in the Army and the older son, Arthur, was a tax inspector and therefore exempted from conscription. Both were now living away from home. The Lasts lived in Barrow-in-Furness – a shipbuilding town. During the Blitz, it became a […]

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The Siege of Leningrad

The siege of Leningrad was a prolonged military blockade (1941-1944) undertaken from the south by the Army Group North of Nazi Germany against the Soviet city of Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) on the Eastern Front in World War II. The Diary of Lena Mukhina: A Girl’s Life in the Siege of Leningrad is a first-hand testimony of a courageous […]

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys

“In 1660 Samuel Pepys, an increasingly-important 26 year-old civil servant in London, began writing his diary. He stopped a decade later.This site contains the full text of his diary, along with several letters sent or received by Pepys, plus thousands of pages of further information about the people, places and things in his world.”>>CLICK HERE […]

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Cows Unit Study

 PLUS Members: Click here for an outline of unit studies for an ENTIRE year of preschool Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O.  And on that farm he had some cows… Here is an outline of my Cows lesson plan:PICTURE BOOKS: (links given are for reference only; these books are often found at your local library)- Click […]

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Cooking Up A Curriculum

Cooking Up a Curriculum By Jen Holmstrom Most of us didn’t take a cooking class until we were in high school and there was an option to take Home Economics. But as homeschoolers, we can determine to introduce these skills much earlier. Something as simple and useful as cooking skills can be introduced as early as 3-5. […]

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Mom AND Teacher: 5 Tips to Maintaining a Positive Relationship with Your Child(ren)

You do all the hard work of finding the right curriculum, planning your day, and trying to make this as painless as possible… and yet the pushback is inevitable. You and your child dread that subject everyday and you wonder how you’ll ever stay on track. If this sounds familiar, then this talk is for […]

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