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6 Secrets for Starting Your Homeschool Year Successfully

Overview: Interested in starting your homeschool year successfully? These tips are for EVERYONE whether you are classical, eclectic, or an unschooler. Find out more! Most of us are just starting or are preparing to start a new year of homeschooling.  Homeschoolers have the flexibility to run their homeschools in whatever manner they see fit. And we’ve all …

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Homeschooling in the Spring: 5 Fun Ways to Take Learning Outside

Homeschooling in the Spring: 5 Fun Ways to Take Learning Outside

Overview: Once beautiful weather arrives, it’s hard for kids to stay inside with their noses inside of books. Don’t make them! Here are 5 Fun Ways to Take Learning OUTSIDE! Once the beautiful spring weather arrives and the sun is shining brightly, it becomes very hard for kids to stay inside with their noses inside of …

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Fun Elementary Lessons – 14 Ways to Use Surprises and Silliness

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Overview: Plan fun elementary lessons. Surprises, silliness, excitement and even a little bit of fright will engage their minds and help them remember them longer! A fun way to motivate a student is to pack your lessons full of surprises and silliness. Positive emotions enhance learning and motivation. Kids will have strong and lasting memories if …

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13 Benefits of Unit Studies and How to Make Your Own

13 Benefits of Unit Studies

Overview: Want to help your kids rediscover their love for learning? Put aside the worksheets and the textbooks and consider these 13 benefits of unit studies! Have you ever tried using a unit study with your children? If not, you may want to consider giving one a try. Unit studies are different than the traditional way of homeschooling because …

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