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CASTING FAMILIES/COUPLES FOR A TLC SERIES
Do you know how to stretch your dollar to its absolute breaking point? Does the idea of spending money on anything other than what is ABSOLUTELY necessary make you sick to your stomach? Do you love showing off how very little you spend? Then we want YOU! TLC is currently casting for a second season...
What method do you use to teach Grammar or Language Arts? What materials have you found to support your method?
Determining the Value of School Materials and Selling
One of our members has asked what the resale value of her homeschooling books are. How do you determine what your books are worth if you resell them? Where do you sell your homeschool materials?
Making Use of Other Instructors
There are educational opportunities out there with co-ops, teachers for hire, tutoring or just swapping classes with homeschooling friends. Do you make use of someone else's knowledge to teach your child in one or more subjects?
Re: At Home Reading Program, Advice or Ideas??
A hint from the ADHD newsgroup. Compile a list of the reading/spelling words that your child has trouble with. Bring it out with a family game -- Sorry, for an example. After each player rolls or pops or whatever, have him or her draw a card. He or she must read or spell the word before a move. The pain...
Re: My son's ACT score...
Test taking is a learned skill and has nothing to do with intelligence or even knowledge. It just means he hasn't learned how to take a standardized test or to think in a standardized way. Homeschoolers often don't waste time on that skill, but unfortunately, the outside world likes time-wasting...
Schooling with a distraction
My wife is a stay-at-home-mom who wants to homeschool our 5-year-old in the Fall. However, we also have a 2-year-old running around the house. How is my wife supposed to give the eldest a true education when there is a huge distraction/attention-craving (but infinitely adorable) younger sibling in the...
Creating a Portfolio
Oklahoma Homeschool This site has a good list of items to include in homeschool portfolios. It reminded me of a few things I missed.
Homeschooling Mom Seeks Book
I feel like a person putting out an ad in the singles listings...Homeschooling Mom seeks interesting book, only reasonably priced and easily digested books need apply. My fourteen year old son does not enjoy reading fiction. He will read magazines like National Geographic and Popular Science, newspaper...
Free Homeschool Resource: Poetry
A Child's Garden of Verse
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