Flashcards for teaching on – and off – line

If you’ve been a reader on here any length of time, you know that we’re a work-at-home, homeschooling family. Last autumn, I started something I never thought I’d do – teaching children online. Now, I started working as a school teacher almost 30 years ago (crazy!) and this is our eleventh year as homeschoolers. And … Read more

Homeschool Spelling

homeschool spelling

Not everyone studies spelling as a separate subject. As a rule, I prefer integrated studies, and I like them to come up in a natural way. We haven’t had a lot of success with me “staging” scenarios where the kids study a topic and then we write about it, study┬ávocabulary from it, learn math skills … Read more