To challenge my children to step outside of their reading comfort zone, we’ve been working on the Badges for Books genre reading challenge. Badges for Books is a simple way to encourage a diverse diet of reading, and I’ve found it allows my children to each choose books at their own reading level to complete the reading challenge.Continue Reading
One of the true blessings of homeschooling is that I get to learn about everything along with my brilliant, curious, and excited children. Strangely, I learn the most from the “I don’t know” questions because my own self-directed learning is then interest-led. I am invested in finding the answer so I’ll know next time.
This is a great way for my children to learn to. They need to know that it is okay to not know the answer. It’s not possible to know it all. Also, it is possible to find answers, and it might take work to do so.Continue Reading
The decision to homeschool is a big one, since homeschooling can change the whole tempo of your lifestyle. If you are deciding of whether or not to homeschool, the following pros and cons of homeschooling may help you make up your mind.
Because my daughter and I have been working our way through Beautiful Feet Books Around the World Part 1 (Asia, Australia, and Africa) as I mentioned a year ago, we were delighted to continue our literature-rich world travels with Around the World with Picture Books Part 2, which includes Europe and South America. Learning about world cultures with picture books is a gentle way to approach a broad subject with an early elementary student.
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