• Curriculum
  • Review of Science4Us and Time4Learning

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    We’ve been homeschooling for (what seems like) a million years. LOL! Not really, but it’s been over 11. All of those years have been homeschooling 5 or more kiddos at once. If any of you are in that same boat, you know that it isn’t easy to get it all done without working smarter!  One […]

  • Curriculum
  • Homeschooling Second Grade

    Second grade

    Second grade… definitely a magic year! I have always loved teaching 2nd grade, but do I say that about every grade? hmm… maybe! Of course, second grade is a year full of big things. Students are becoming more advanced and fluent readers, math skills are being sharpened daily, writing often moves to cursive (if you […]

  • Curriculum
  • Printing vs. Cursive Writing- What do you think?

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    What method of writing are you teaching your children? The traditional method or a cursive only method? The traditional American way of teaching writing is to teach the beginning learner print and then switch over to a cursive style of writing when they reach third grade. Then there are those who feel like teaching two […]

  • First Grade
  • Using Block Scheduling for Homeschool

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    When I was going to college block scheduling was the “fad” way to schedule your teaching day. After 7 years of homeschooling, I really quite forgot about it until this year. I was reflecting on the pros and cons of our homeschool adventures from last year, and KNEW I needed to do something to help keep […]