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How to Encourage Your Child to Write- Model it

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

One of the most constructive ways to encourage a young writer is through modeling.

Why Model and Teach Writing?

Kim from WriteShop explains how teaching writing needs to be more like teaching geometry.

Imagine saying, “OK, Ryan, find the hypotenuse of this triangle. I’m not going to teach you different strategies to solve the problem. Just get started . . . continue reading

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The Best Family Board and Card Games

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Games provide many opportunities for academic practice at every age and stage of learning. 

"Preschoolers and elementary aged students greatly enjoy games! Although parents often cringe at playing games like Candyland (ugh!), there are great lessons for kids in these simple games. Here are just a few reasons to play.....continue reading

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What Does Homeschooling Really Look Like?

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

If you are reading this chances are that because of the current world events you are seriously considering homeschooling, or you are just a very curious person. Either way, I'd like to tell you what homeschooling looks like in our family and how we lived it out.

But before I really start.... continue reading

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So you’re going to homeschool – now what?

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Find great tips for this transition from public school to homeschool! There are several things that are important to know when you decide you’re going to homeschool, and whether you’ve had your kids home all along, or did what we did and pulled them from public school, homeschooling offers many wonderful opportunities to learn and grow with your child..... continue reading

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Three Things You Need to Know Before You Start Homeschooling

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

You’re ready to start homeschooling, but there are so many questions and concerns floating around in your mind. First let me just say that it is totally normal to be nervous, concerned, and a bit overwhelmed. Here are three things that I think you need to know before you start homeschooling. There are so many more, but here are a few.... continue reading

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