Homeschooling

LEARNING TRAJECTORY

LEARNING TRAJECTORY

LEARNING TRAJECTORY

Join Janna and her guest Dustin Stevens, Founder of Good English Tutors as they discuss the importance of prewriting, brainstorming, and organizing ideas through outlining before drafting. Learn how all the steps of the writing process involves revising, editing, and finalizing, with the added step of sharing or publishing serve as a powerful motivator for students.

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Homeschool Style: Do What Works

Homeschool Style: Do What Works

Homeschool Style: Do What Works“Do you ever scroll through social media and drool over other homeschool family’s pictures and posts? Their morning baskets are full of perfect books for every holiday or season, a matching craft, and a cute chalkboard sign that has a cute saying for the day on it.

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THINKING IT THROUGH

thinking it through

THINKING IT THROUGH

Do you or your child have trouble paying attention or listening, not able to multitask, or difficultly processing new information? It can be tremendously frustrating for every one involved but you can find ways to manage and work with it. Join Janna as she talks about executive dysfunction with her guest, Sam Young, Director of Young Scholars Academy

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1000 HOURS OUTSIDE

100 HOURS OUTSIDE

1000 HOURS OUTSIDE

Do modern conveniences make it all too easy to barely take a step outside to enjoy the world around us? Nature provides so many benefits from vitamins to an environment that inspires the imagination. What would it look like if you dedicated yourself and your family to spending 10, 20, 30 or even an hour outside everyday? Could you do it? Join Janna and her guest Ginny Yurich as they discuss the global movement of 1000 Hours Outside.

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RECONNECT

reconnect with people

RECONNECT

You’ve seen it. Groups of people all ‘together’ but all on their phones or other devices. They are with people but not really there. Putting the devices down and focusing on the people around us brings back the human part of connection and gives us deeper relationships.

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Nurturing a Love of Learning: Our Journey with a Literature-Based Homeschool Curriculum for our Dyslexic Daughter

10 Advantages to Homeschooling with Dyslexia

Nurturing a Love of Learning: Our Journey with a Literature-Based Homeschool Curriculum for our Dyslexic DaughterHomeschooling has opened up a world of possibilities for our family, especially when it comes to addressing our dyslexic daughter’s unique learning needs. One of the most transformative decisions we made was to embrace a literature-based homeschool curriculum. While it may seem counterintuitive to use a literature-based curriculum with a dyslexic student, it has worked well for us.

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HERCULEAN HOMESCHOOL

HERCULEAN HOMESCHOOLING

Being a parent often entails wrestling with FOMO, the fear of missing out, particularly when it comes to our children's experiences and opportunities. The grass can appear greener on the side of traditional schooling, with its social activities and structured environments. However, homeschooling requires constant evaluation and adjustment to what is best for our families and kids.

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