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    Published on 04-01-2016 08:00 AM
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    BookShark is a complete literature-based homeschool curriculum for students ages 4 to 16. It uses a variety of educational resources including literary fiction and nonfiction, biographies, illustrations and hands-on experiments to deliver an engaging and complete education that extends beyond textbook memorization. BookShark combines a proprietary History, Science and Language Arts offering with an extensive list of math options, including Math-U-See, Teaching Textbooks, Saxon, Singapore (and many others), to ensure you have everything you need for an entire school year.

    BookShark’s literature-based homeschool curriculum is easy for parents to teach. All of the planning and preparation is done for you, so you can enjoy learning together. Bookshark provides you with a 36-week, 4-day schedule designed to save one day a week for sports, field trips or other extracurricular activities.
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    by Published on 03-29-2016 02:14 PM
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    You hear a lot in education circles about “integrated learning.” That’s “education speak” for how students make connections by studying something across multiple curriculum subjects. Or what we homeschoolers like to call “real life.” And learning doesn’t get much more integrated than when you bring along some paper and a pencil while walking in the great outdoors.Let’s take a look at some of the incredible things secular homeschoolers can accomplish by nature journaling.
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    by Published on 03-28-2016 09:49 AM
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    Our featured poster this week is Mrs. Barrett, one of the online writing teachers from Time4Writing.com! To interact with Mrs. Barrett's original forum post, click here.

    Sitting down to write an essay for English class can cause a youngster to feel so angst-ridden, and the process can even feel boring to many young writers. The blank, white screen or page is often overwhelming in itself aside from the assignment at hand. The anxiety over writing for other classes is often compounded if history, science, or even math are less desirable subjects for the student. So, why not make the process more interactive? It is believed that up to 50% of students are kinesthetic learners, those who learn best hands-on, by doing, creating, and experiencing. Kinesthetic learning is often a secondary style of learning when the primary learning style is visual or auditory; so, bringing learning to life--when the usual curriculum is mostly visual or auditory--can be a welcome way to shake things up for your student writer.

    Perhaps a circuit board flying saucer is a STEM project that could encourage (or even trick) your child to write a
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