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Have You Learned the Secret to Homeschool Joy?

Posted on May 22, 2011 at 11:41 PM

Do you sometimes feel like you are losing your homeschool joy? Fault finding and complaining are close allies of discontentment. Discontentment can rob you of homeschooling joy. At this time in our school year, it really is important to think of the blessings we have received and progress we have made to this point. We need to be thankful for them.

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How long should a homeschooling subject last? Part 2 of 2.

Posted on February 28, 2011 at 11:05 AM

If you missed Part 1, you can find it on my blog.

When a child learns to become self-taught from the very first lesson you start in homeschooling, then he has been equipped for a lifetime.

 

Prior to getting ...

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Narration - One Method of Evaluation.

Posted on August 4, 2010 at 8:39 AM

 

If you are worried that your child is not understanding what you are teaching, instead of administering a test, try narration.

 

What is narration? It is simply telling back what they have read or what you have read to them. It is telling back what they know.

 

 A child doesn't really "own" the inform...

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Tests, tests, tests - do I really need to do them?

Posted on August 1, 2010 at 4:43 PM

 

That has to be one of the most frequently asked questions of the New Beginnings' Leaders .

 

We do share the reasons why testing can be beneficial with you in our workshops. However, one thing has to be absolutely clear in your mind before we answer it and that is why do you want to test. What is your purpose? What are...

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