Speech and Language Help for Homeschoolers

  Do you have a child with speech or language difficulties?  As a former Speech-Language Pathologist, I have a great interest in helping young children’s speech and language skills.  Parents make great teachers.  I’ve been homeschooling for 9 years now and this time has further reinforced the idea that parents…

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Scratch Programming

My son loves computers and has dreams of being a game designer one day.  Over the years has has enjoyed quite a bit of time on Scratch.  Scratch is a “tile-based visual programming environment” where kids can create animations, games, and stories. Sometimes he spends his free time working on…

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Health and Safety Study

Back when my boys were in 2nd grade and Kindergarten, I did a health study with them.  I had originally purchased a curriculum, but didn’t like it so I made up my own study with a book that I owned and added in online resources.  This year I am revisiting…

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300 Picture Books to Read Aloud in Preschool and Kindergarten

When my daughter was young, I would grab some picture books off the library shelves to bring home to read aloud to her.  Let’s just say that this method resulted in many duds.  I knew there were tons of great picture books available, so I decided to put in some…

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