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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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Movies as Literature Curriculum Review

Movies as Literature is a different approach to literature reading and analysis.  The curriculum is designed to be used as a one year high school English course or it can be used to supplement studies from middle school through high school.  We chose the latter.  We have been using parts …

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Make Your Own Printing Press

My 7 year old and I are learning more about the history of English in her Fun with English Unit Study.  Hands-on learning is my daughter’s preference so we got a little messy and made our own printing press with things we had around the house. We used: Washable paint …

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Combining Multiple Language Arts Resources into a Cohesive Plan

As eclectic homeschoolers, it is common for me to take bits and pieces of one thing and combine it with something else to create something that better suits my child.  So this year when we started running into issues with a curriculum, I took a step back and looked at …

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