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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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Minecraft: Education Edition

Minecraft: Education Edition is a great resource to add to your education arsenal! It’s a fun option for engaging children in game-based, student centered learning. Minecraft games are fun and educational. This edition complements core subjects like math and reading while immersing learners in imaginative environments! Some of the cool things students can do are: …

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10 Teaching Tips for Children with Anxiety

Anxiety is classified as a behavioral disorder that is often co-occurring with other conditions. It is one of the most common behavioral disorders in children and is on the rise as more demands for academic and recreational excellence are placed on our kids. There are many different anxiety disorders including: separation anxiety disorder social phobia …

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Teaching Writing: Ways to Say Said

Teaching kids to vary their writing with other ways to say said can change an average writer into an excellent one. I’ve always found that dialogue is one of the most challenging things to teach in writing. Learning how to convey emotions and tone in conversations isn’t always easy – especially for young writers. One …

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How to Teach Your Children

As a former classroom teacher, I wasn’t too worried about how to teach my children when we started homeschooling. I figured that teaching everything from Kindergarten through 8th grade gave me plenty of wiggle room in terms of being able to homeschool them for awhile. But, aside from the always asked socialization question, the question …

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How to Make History More Exciting for Kids

It is true what they say, by not learning from history we are doomed to repeat it, so it is a good idea that we make history interesting for our little people so they can learn from the past. For kids especially, history doesn’t have to be about reading boring textbooks or memorizing rote facts, …

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