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5 Things I Fear About Public School

Recently, someone who didn’t know me too well started to shower down 20 questions about homeschooling and share her perspectives on the matter.  I don’t know about you, but I seem to run into quite a bit of people who don’t get homeschooling and are quick to share their criticisms …

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3 Ways Engagement Is Not Entertainment

Engagement is often confused with entertainment.  They are not the same thing.  1.  Interesting or fun? Entertainment has fun as its focus.  We all like fun, right?  Learning often happens when we are having fun.  Engagement is different though.  Engagement is focused on presenting the subject matter in a way …

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Homeschooling a Highly Imaginative Child

Homeschooling a highly imaginative kid is an interesting endeavor.  Creativity is often suppressed with traditional educational models.  While challenging, homeschooling a highly imaginative child allows you to embrace the immense creativity of these kids and adapt the learning environment to suit your child. Go with the flow While there are …

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Negative Attitudes and the Power of Positivity

Philippians 4:8 “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” This past week I did a little experiment with my son.  He had fallen into the habit of …

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