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...
Top 10 Resources To Encourage Hands-On Learning

Top 10 Resources To Encourage Hands-On Learning

I was the girl that loved worksheets. Seriously, growing up in a school environment was quite good for me. I loved writing my name in the upper right hand corner. I loved carefully bubbling in scantron testing forms. I loved filling out a fresh, new worksheet with the...