5 Better Ways to Teach Vocabulary

5 Better Ways to Teach Vocabulary

How you teach vocabulary can determine how much your student retains. Try these five strategies to improve their retention! Most of us are probably familiar with the traditional vocabulary instruction procedure that entails copying definitions for a weekly list of...
5 Ways to Encourage Writing in Your Homeschool

5 Ways to Encourage Writing in Your Homeschool

If you’re already homeschooling, or thinking about homeschooling, teaching writing might feel like a big, scary monster.  I remember feeling the exact same way when we embarked on our homeschooling adventure. I was worried about how I would encourage writing in...
Running a Homeschool Book Club for Boys

Running a Homeschool Book Club for Boys

Is it possible to create a book club for boys that they’ll actually participate in without complaint? One mom says yes! For two years, I ran a book club for my oldest daughter’s girlfriends who were part of my homeschool support group. I chose recommended...
Free Typing Lessons and Typing Games for Kids

Free Typing Lessons and Typing Games for Kids

It’s a fact that learning is becoming more and more digital. There are critical skills kids need in order to use technology for learning. One of these important skills is typing. Even younger kids are relying on typing more and more for schoolwork that...