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Now displaying: February, 2017
Feb 24, 2017

One of my kids’ favorite subjects over the years has been – hands down – geography. Although they are all avid readers, there’s something about the hands-on and multi-sensory approaches and applications to “real life” of this subject.

There are a myriad of ways to teach it, and an equal amount of fun, interesting and practical ways to apply it. I realize, however, that not all kids feel the same way. So if you have kiddos who may be asking “Why do we have to study geography?” or “How on earth (no pun intended!) will I be using geography when I grow up?”, here are some practical ways to teach the subject.

Actually, with some of these approaches, unless you tell them, they won’t even realize they are learning geography!

Read or listen to the rest at http://patandcandy.com/bring-geography-to-life/

Feb 17, 2017

Do you do what I do? Lament about your imperfect homeschool, while comparing yourself to others you know? Their homeschool looks perfect.

Listen or read more at http://www.raisinglifelonglearners.com/the-imperfect-homeschool/

Feb 10, 2017

Ahem. I know I can’t be the only mom who has ever said, “If you can’t learn this from mama, then you are just going to have to go to school to learn it.” Please tell me I am not. It’s possible I have even said it more than once. Homeschooling is tough. It’s not for wimps or sissies, but requires strong doses of prayer, faith, and Diet Coke. And February is the toughest month of all.

Listen or read more at https://edsnapshots.com/beat-yellow-bus-blues-combat/

Feb 3, 2017

Do you have a child who began reading well at three or four years old? A child who reads far above grade level? A child who soaks in more books in a year than you’ve read in your entire life? Do you wonder what to do with all that advanced ability?

Just how do you proceed with gifted early readers?? Here’s what I did.

Listen or read more at https://ourjourneywestward.com/6-tips-teaching-early-readers/

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