There are many homeschooling options.
From the scribbles of elmentary writing to the well developed penmanship of the college graduate, writing is an important aspect of day to day life. Some people struggle to master this task. Others, through proper training, have an advantage that aide them in climbing the hill to success.
Many homeschooling parents have struggled in teaching their children to write. I, for one,
"Not all children can learn
the same thing in the same way
on the same day"
I don't know about you, but I'm certainly thrilled that we are not all created equal! That includes the brains we were born with. We have our own unique ways of learning and engaging in day to day living. With those thoughts in mind, it's
Many people consider this time of year the "half-way" point in the school year. Homeschooling parents may review and reflect on the success of the curriculum they are using and make a decision to keep it or toss it aside for one that's more effective. It's also a time when parents take a hard look at the possibility of homeschooling if their student is not progressing
Updated 01-17-2011 at 03:45 PM by five_blessed
Educating Strengths, but Covering the Basics
During the past year, I have become aware of the strengths based educational movement, and have tried to educate my children with a positive strength to strength mentality. Yet, as one of my friends recently questioned me, how do we focus on strengths, but educate to cover the basics?
My personal viewpoint of educating strengths in elementary school
Updated 12-15-2010 at 02:26 AM by thegaddy5
Let's talk reading comprehension!
Reading comprehension is the level of understanding of a writing. Recognizing words quickly and effortlessly are the keys to proficient reading. If it is too difficult for a child to recognize words, too much time and energy is spent on sounding out words and the overall story theme and comprehension is typically lost.