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Everything you must do over the summer to Prep for your homeschool year

Everything you Must do over the Summer to Plan for a Successful Homeschool Year

Summer is for chillin’ out, maxin’ relaxin’ and all cool, shootin some basketball outside of the school. (Okay, If you didn’t get that reference… I’ll wait while you plug the words into google- Go on…) Now you’re singing it too right? I live for that exact moment when we say we are d.o.n.e. for the …

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Don’t Go to Another Homeschool Convention Without This

I am a homeschool convention junkie. Actually I’m just encouragement needy and homeschool conventions seem to fill that need for me. I love that for those 2-3 days, I am surrounded by like-minded people who are right down in the trenches with me. At the beginning my husband and I went together. Sometimes our spouses …

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Schoolhouse Teachers Review

Yearly Membership Review SchoolhouseTeachers.com

This might be my most favorite homeschooling year yet! This year I have the opportunity to be part of the Crew… the Homeschool Review crew that is. As an added benefit to this great community of other homeschooling families, I was able to review the SchoolhouseTeachers.com Yearly Membership site. Ya’ll I had no idea that …

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the alternative to paper and pencil testing

How to test your student’s knowledge without actually “testing” them

My school years were filled with paper and pencil tests. I can’t actually recall a single time where a more non-traditional testing method was used to test my knowledge of a subject. In 35 years, not much has changed in the traditional school settings. The trouble with those silly scantrons and fill in the blank …

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