Intro to Creative Writing

Spelling is one of V‘s strengths. For that reason, I thought it best not make it a focus this year. Instead, we’re flexing her creative writing muscle. I really like to find the value in free resources, so I went to one of my favorite educational sites for guidance.

Homeschool Journal: The Pitfalls of Perfectionism & 3 Tips on How to Coach your Perfectionist

  “My kid is a perfectionist,” is something I hear parents say a lot these days. As a parent of one myself, I know how good it feels to brag. But as an educator, I admit that I worry as much about V‘s education as I do my energetic son’s (for whom sitting down to focus can beContinue reading “Homeschool Journal: The Pitfalls of Perfectionism & 3 Tips on How to Coach your Perfectionist”

Chocolate Geography

Geography can be intimidating to learn and to teach. Aside from not applying the knowledge on a daily basis, borders all look the same to someone not crossing them. Our challenge? To make this lesson worthwhile to three kids under ten. Our solution?

Homeschool Journal: Teaching High Energy Learners

This morning, I woke up to the kids at the school table already starting without me! They had completed Calendar Time, played The Months are Fun game, and started on math. This is what I witnessed at 7:30 am:

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