“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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Can you believe that it is almost a new year? In this time of transition from one year to the next let's take a moment to be grateful for all that we have and for our guests, who have given us so much wonderful insight into their homeschooling journey.
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.
Beyond my professional opinion as a special needs educator, I can recommend BookShark to you on another level. As a homeschool mom to a struggling student, I am a testimony to the excellence of BookShark. It is working for my own son!
Join us as we support the homeschooling community to spotlight a range of dyslexic needs, struggles, signs, while bringing awareness to the issue of dyslexia. Our host, Janna, met with Sophia D’Antonio, a diagnosed dyslexic and gifted homeschooler.
Children can be a source of amazement and marvel. Have you ever looked at your child and wondered, why are you acting like that?
What makes a successful student or person? While there are a LOT of items on that checklist, there are a set of skills that can make it a great deal easier to be successful. This skill set is called executive functioning. It is a broad group of mental skills that enable people to complete tasks and interact with others. It is a skill set that allows a student/person to write that final paper, plan a business outline, or follow a set of instructions on what chores to do in a specific manner.
The beauty of homeschooling is that you get to build it however you want. What better way to supplement your curriculum than finding different pieces to make it a successful learning experience? Incorporating nature and animals into a part of homeschooling is what Sarah Skebba, founder of EdZOOcating, does. EdZOOcating is an educational approach that integrates animal-based experiences into your child's learning journey.
With the advance of technology, the news is literally at our fingertips coming from the world over and from countless sources. Join Janna and Nate from the Nomadic Professor, as they discuss media literacy.
Homeschooling in Michigan? Or wanting to homeschool in Michigan? Find out how you can get a FREE literature-based curriculum with support and online assessments! Join Janna Koch, BookShark’s Community Manager, as she is joined by Jen Myers and Gwyn Domke, from Michigan BookShark Virtual with Alpena schools in Michigan. Find out the benefits of using Michigan BookShark Virtual with Alpena and get it for no cost to you!