It’s poetry month! I love poetry, and I’ve found some wonderful resources for children that my son also loves. Here are a few of the best poetry anthologies for kids. Find more of my favorites on my Amazon page!
For the past year of homeschooling, I’ve been relying on small, handheld, dollar plastic pencil sharpeners to keep our pencils sharp. You should also know that I absolutely hate dull pencils.
This leads us to a problem, obviously, since those cheap-o pencil sharpeners are a pain to use and rarely get the pencils sharp. Add to this the fact that I am leading a writing workshop in co-op and promised to bring pencils each week, and I’ve been on a hunt for a pencil sharpener.Continue Reading
I discovered izzit.org when I read about it on another teacher blog. If I remembered whose, I’d let you know, but I don’t remember!
Izzit.org provides free educational videos for teachers. Each teacher can get one free video a year, or pay about $10 to get unlimited free videos (if you review them on the site). Continue Reading
This week I thought I’d begin joining in with Top Ten Tuesday at Many Little Blessings. But Tuesday has passed and I did not finish this post, so you’ll have to bear with me and take it on Wednesday.
Today I decided to talk about the top ten learning tools I have loved in homeschool thus far. I just finished my first full year, and we’re enjoying a more casual summer, with some unschooling as well as some more formal learning going on!Continue Reading