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Teach Reading with Poetry

Poetry for Blossoming Readers We read poetry to be inspired, to laugh, and sometimes to be comforted. Poetry often brings depth to a subject because it can reveal the emotions of the poet with the words that are thoughtfully selected. You can use poetry as a vehicle to express what you believe you may not …

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How I Work and Homeschool Successfully

“Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.”  – John C. MaxwellTweet Trying to work outside the home while homeschooling is not an easy task. I know this because I …

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The Secret to Creating Interest in Poetry Reading

Halloween is perfect to reveal this secret to creating interest in poetry. With a great poem for kids from Edgar Allan Poe and the poetry reading of his Gothic poem The Raven.  This classic poem, often read on Halloween nights, leaves much to talk about after it’s read by the candle light that flickers by …

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5 Meaningful Ways to Plan Your Spring

    “ Is Spring Passing You By? You are probably engrossed on finishing your lesson plans and forgetting all that nature has to teach.  This came to mind when my youngest son and I decided to head to our local garden center on the hunt for plants.  We had a wonderful time together and …

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How Spring Saved Our Homeschool

“Watching the stars in the sky, planting little garden landscapes and hiking trails breathe more life into our homeschool. Every year spring saves our homeschool with it’s abundant opportunities waiting to be discovered. With the birds chirping and snow melting it is getting hard to keep the boys focused on indoor science experiments and endless …

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