Why CTCMath Is Perfect for Struggling Learners

Why CTCMath Is Perfect for Struggling Learners

For years, I have been looking for math options that will actually help my boys make progress. It’s not anyone’s fault that it has been such a struggle. This is simply a part of the way my boys learn. Both have learning differences. Both have struggled...
Yes, You Can Homeschool A Child With Special Needs

Yes, You Can Homeschool A Child With Special Needs

When my son was first diagnosed with autism, we had already made the decision to homeschool. From my perspective, knowing his diagnosis affirmed our decision to educate my son at home. It explained his constant meltdowns in the morning. It gave me a sense of how...
Hands-On Learning Is Not “Less Than”

Hands-On Learning Is Not “Less Than”

When my son was younger, it was much easier to meet his learning needs. We incorporated different sensory activities, hands-on experiments, and experiential projects into his learning on a daily basis. And it worked. Now that he is twelve however, I have started to...
Homeschooling With Minecraft – Easy ways to make learning fun!

Homeschooling With Minecraft – Easy ways to make learning fun!

My youngest son is eleven. He loves the outdoors, animals, and sports. He also loves Minecraft – like a lot. As he has gotten older, I have struggled to find ways to make learning engaging and fun. (Why is it that so many middle school programs suddenly shift ...
Special Needs Homeschooling Myths Debunked

Special Needs Homeschooling Myths Debunked

There is a serious misconception that homeschooling is not a viable option when your child has special needs. Moreover, there is also a perception that a child with special needs, is missing out on valuable therapies and resources, when they are not a part of the...