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Speech and Language Help for Homeschoolers

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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Health and Safety Study

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

300 Picture Books

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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2011-2012 Curriculum Choices

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  4th Grader Bible:  The War is Over, Bible reading(Acts, Galatians, Colossians), memory work, reading missionary biographies (Imprisoned in the Golden City – Adoniram Judson, Lights in Lisuland (Isobel Kuhn), Sundar Singh, Gospel According to TL and Daisy), OT Bible stories from Adventures in Odyssey, and listening to a dramatized reading …

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Teaching a Kid How to Read

Teaching a Kid How to Read

Now that I’m teaching reading for the third time I think I’m getting the hang of it.  Way back in my early years in college I took a class on how to teach kids how to read.  I’m not sure why I took it since I had no interest in …

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