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Fun Ways to Learn Spelling Words

S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G. How do you turn this core subject into a fun and refreshing part of your homeschool day? Try these fun ways to learn spelling words! How to Teach Spelling Everyone knows the importance of teaching reading, but is teaching spelling really necessary? Surely a child will learn how to spell simply by reading, right? …

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Online Middle School Writing Program

What do you do when you have to teach writing, but you’re not sure how? You enlist the help of an online middle school writing program that makes it easy! Middle School Research Paper Program With the youngest being in 7th grade, finding a middle school writing curriculum that would compliment what she was already …

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Using Boom Cards in the ELA Classroom

Boom cards? They’re not just fun, they’re also great teaching and review tools! Learn more about using Boom cards for ELA! This article contains affiliate links to products that may help you. The Versatility of Boom Cards In a previous post, I introduced an amazing new teaching tool, Boom Cards.  If you’re not familiar with …

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How to Help Students with Letter Reversals

Letter reversals can be a struggle for some children. Though it can be troubling for parents and teachers, it’s not necessarily cause for alarm. Letter reversals aren’t uncommon in children 7 years old and younger. Why do kids reverse letters? One of the first things that come to mind with letter reversals is dyslexia. It’s …

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20+ Virtual Field Trip Ideas

Whether you’re doing distance learning or don’t have the school budget to take a big field trip, these virtual field trip ideas are a great alternative to visiting places in person. What Are Virtual Field Trips? Traditional field trips require a lot of planning and preparation. Virtual field trips, on the other hand, are quick, …

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