(If you like this post, would you please Pin It? Thanks!) Our final Day of "5 Days of Homeschooling Essentials" has arrived and today I'm sharing a comparison of the resources I use (and have used) to teach reading. This is probably one of the areas that scares new homeschoolers the most. … [Read more...] about Homeschool Essentials for Teaching Reading
Our 2013-2014 Homeschool Curriculum Plans!
Today I'm sharing one of the most important posts I write each year: Our 2013-2014 Homeschool Curriculum Plans! Below you'll see each of my children and the curriculum I've chosen for them this year. I try to combine as many grades together as possible (easiest with science, history/geography, … [Read more...] about Our 2013-2014 Homeschool Curriculum Plans!
Review of Alpha-Phonics: A Primer for Beginning Readers
I am happy to share a review of Alpha-Phonics: A Primer for Beginning Readers by Samuel Blumenfeld, which is a great reading curriculum that I've used to teach 5 of my kids to read. Review of Alpha-Phonics The first thing I noticed about Alpha-Phonics was how simple it is--not a lot of pieces to … [Read more...] about Review of Alpha-Phonics: A Primer for Beginning Readers