Free Reading Tests – Check Your Child’s Reading Level

As a homeschooling parent, it can be helpful to find out how your child is progressing with reading skills. On this post you will find links to free assessments to give you more information on your child’s skills.

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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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Win Free Homeschool Curriculum!

Free homeschool curriculum is always a good thing, right?  From February 1-15, the Homeschool Curriculum Reviews website is having an amazing contest!  You can win gift certificates and curriculum from places like Math Mammoth, Art of Problem Solving (my personal favorite), CurrClick, IEW, All About Spelling, Veritas Press, and much…

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Watch Mandarin Shows for Kids Online

I like using videos to supplement foreign language learning.  While they aren’t comparable to interaction with a native speaker, they do provide a pseudo-immersion environment when an entire show is presented in the target language.  I found familiar children’s shows to be ideal for this – even for older kids.…

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