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Buffalo in the Grasslands of Yellowstone

Orange Shirt Day: A Book List

Orange Shirt Day is a Canadian Day that was started to remember specifically the wrongs done by residential schools. It has been renamed the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Here’s a great list of children’s picture books to encourage you to start the conversation about Native American history in your family or school.

Homeschool Group Learning Music

You Shouldn’t Homeschool: A Dozen Reasons to Reconsider

Let’s rethink your plan to homeschool. Nine years homeschooling, and I still question it. Every year is different, and I am not one who thinks everyone should do it. Before you make a big jump into this world, let’s ask the following questions and make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into.

Learn Science with an Illustrator Study: Jason Chin

Scientific topics come to life with award-winning picture book author and illustrator Jason Chin. Don’t just read them. Learn about the illustrator, study the details in his paintings, and compare them across his books. Take a deep dive into picture books at a new level!

Morning Math with Prime Climb

Learning Math through Family Games

Games reinforce math learning naturally — so much better than worksheets. Remember math includes logic, planning, patterns, shapes and matching… not just numbers. These are mom-tested and kid-approved games every family needs to know about.

Help! My Kid is Entering Essentials!

If you’re the parent of a rising fourth grader in Classical Conversations, you start to panic when it’s time for Essentials and learning grammar. You’re not alone. So many parents have doubts and think they’re not ready. You are! Let me tell you why.

Becoming the Lead Learner in Your Home

Homeschooling families don’t need big elaborate plans and curriculum. They do need actively learning parents who model learning for them. Invite them into your adult reading and learning. Show them education doesn’t stop when school stops. Be the lifelong learner you want them to be one day.

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