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How December Was Saved

(This post includes affiliate links) For anyone who's looking to get started with some homeschool reading, I universally recommend: Anything John Holt (like this fantastic book) 2. The Read-Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease 3. Project-Based Homeschooling by Lori Pickert They're all mindset-altering reads that can help set your homeschool up for success, but today I want… Continue reading How December Was Saved

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Back to School Countdown, Homeschool Edition – Day 5

  Day 5 - Nurture Your Relationship Successful classroom teachers know that positive relationships with students are crucial to encouraging learning to take place and to fostering good behavior that makes the classroom a more pleasant environment for everyone. It's just as true for homeschool relationships. On the days when our relationships are humming with positivity,… Continue reading Back to School Countdown, Homeschool Edition – Day 5

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Back to School Countdown, Homeschool Edition – Day 3

  Day 3 - Go Shopping for School Supplies Do you remember that 2016 viral Facebook post written by a teacher about school supply shopping? It was about the attitudes toward education that kids learn in the school supplies aisle. After the teacher listened to griping comments from many parents who were annoyed with the lengthy supply lists brought… Continue reading Back to School Countdown, Homeschool Edition – Day 3