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Can Homeschooling Parents Really Teach Every Subject Well?

Can I as a homeschooling parent really teach every subject well?  Doubters of homeschooling often question whether or not parents can provide an appropriate education. I think this very question demonstrates a misunderstanding of how homeschooling works. I can’t teach every subject well.  That is rather impossible.  My job isn’t …

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Veterinary Animal Care Unit Study

  I created this study for my animal-loving 8 year old who wants to be a vet.  It incorporates books, videos, and hands-on pet care. It is designed for her to do independently.  For the books, she will read whatever interests her whether that involves skimming or reading every word. …

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Avoiding Christian Homeschool Science Curriculum

Several years ago my young daughter pranced around telling me all about evilution.  She loved watching David Attenborough documentaries and his British accent made the word sound like “evil-lution” instead of the way it is pronounced in North America.  Even though my young daughter was pronouncing it as evilution, we …

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When You Have No Money for Homeschool Curriculum

Have you been there?  Some families have been there many times.  When finances are tight, the library can be an excellent tool for creating curriculum without costing you anything.  One year when I had limited funds, I started using the library heavily.  It turned out that the curriculum I was …

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4 Benefits to a Documentary-Focused History Study

We have just finished our 3rd year of a documentary-focused history study and it has been an amazing way to explore history.  Along the way I’ve discovered 4 amazing benefits to learning history through documentaries. 1. Watching documentaries is more engaging than reading a textbook I don’t know about you, …

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