The other day, a friend asked me for help with a problem she’d been having in getting her toddler to sit still whenever she read to him.
She knows my daughter loves books as much as my husband and I do, and since I taught first and second graders to read during my years as an elementary school teacher, she figured I’d have a few helpful tips to pass along.
Listen or read more at https://edsnapshots.com/reading-with-toddlers-and-preschoolers/
When I found out about homeschooling, I was shocked.
Then I watched and thought and was intrigued.
Then I decided that it was what I wanted to do.
Then I fell in love with and married a man who was all for homeschooling our future family.
Then we had a baby (and two more).
I started to study. I read all kinds of books on homeschooling and educational philosophy. I spent hours and hours reading and participating on the Well-Trained Mind Forums. I read lots of blogs - well that wasn't new.
Listen or read more at http://ladydusk.blogspot.com/2016/05/so-you-think-you-want-to-homeschool.html
Let’s talk about independence.
Some homeschoolers want more of it like it’s the Holy Grail of home education. Others counter with the criticism that homeschooling is not meant to be a solitary activity.
So, which is it?
Let’s explore some ideas in The Myth of Independence.
Listen or read more at http://blogshewrote.org/2015/10/08/the-myth-of-independence/
The perfect homeschool plan is not elusive. In fact it is easy to create the perfect plan for your family if you begin by considering the needs of your family, considering your limitations as a homeschool teacher, and avoiding common pitfalls.
Planning means following a series of prescribed steps that will ensure that you have a plan that is going to work.
Listen or read more at https://edsnapshots.com/ten-steps-perfect-homeschool-plan/