popular topics in homeschool curriculum toolkits

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    Homeschooling Teaching Materials
    Learning About Your Teaching Materials for Homeschooling
    Learning About Your Teaching Materials for HomeschoolingAfter you obtain the teaching materials for a subject's curriculum, you need to spend some time with those materials to get familiar with them. Specifically, examine the materials to answer ...
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    Homeschool Elementary Science
    Elementary Science for Homeschoolers
    Elementary Science for Homeschoolers Isabel Shaw What it Takes Compared with children in other countries, American children perform abysmally on science achievement tests.This failure to understand basic scientific concepts could have serious im...
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    Homeschooling Teaching Materials
    Free Worksheets for Eighth Grade
    You've come to the right place! Family Education Network has free worksheets, games, and activities for your eighth-grader. ...
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    Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit
    Teaching Handwriting
    Advice from a homeschooling expert on teaching handwriting. ...
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    Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit
    When a Child Isn't Ready to Read
    Advice from a homeschooling expert for a parent whose eight-year-old is having a hard time with reading. ...
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    Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit
    When a Child Has No Interest in Reading
    Advice from a homeschooling expert for a parent who is concerned about her son's lack of interest in reading. ...
  • 10 ways to improve reading skills
    Reading Activities
    The Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Child's Reading Skills
    Nothing is more important to academic achievement than being a good reader. Parents know their children best and can provide the one-on-one time and attention that will lead them to success in reading. Here is a list of ways to help your children...
    Peggy Gisler, Ed.S. and Marge Eberts, Ed.S.
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    Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit
    Reading on Grade Level
    Advice from a homeschooling expert on determining at what grade level a homeschooled child is reading. ...
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    Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit
    Teaching an Early Reader
    Advice from a homeschooling expert on teaching a six-year-old to read. ...
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    Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit
    Reading Proficiency
    Advice from a homeschooling expert for a parent whose son can read words on flash cards, but he not in a book. ...
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    Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit
    Helping Your Homeschooler Learn to Read
    Helping Your Homeschooler Learn to ReadBeware Experts' Advice If there is one area that causes concern for even the most experienced parent, it's helping our kids learn to read. And with good reason: We are told reading is an area best left to t...
    Isabel Shaw
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    Homeschool Visual Arts Toolkit
    Art for Homeschoolers
    Art for HomeschoolersIsabel Shaw Learn from the Masters, and from BooksI remember being totally involved in an art project as a child in school. Suddenly, the bell would ring, signaling the end of class – what a disappointment! Not only did I ha...
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    Homeschooling Teaching Materials
    Should I Buy a Homeschooling Curriculum?
    The simple truth is that you do not need to buy a curriculum to homeschool your child. ...
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    Homeschool Poetry
    Poetry for Homeschoolers
    Poetry for Homeschoolers Isabel Shaw Take the PlungeParents who homeschool their children face many challenges, and teaching poetry is certainly one of them! Recalling their own school experiences, many parents remember poetry lessons as boring a...
    Isabel Shaw
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    Reading Difficulties
    Twelve-Year-Old Can't Read
    By the time a child is 12 years old, he should be able to recognize letter sounds. I suggest you have your son evaluated by a trained professional to determine how you can help him succeed. ...
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    Homeschooling Teaching Materials
    Homeschooled Six-Year-Old Has Trouble with Reading
    If you're doing a lot of pencil and paper work, try a different method. For instance, rather than writing letters, which can be difficult and often tedious for six-year-olds, turn learning the alphabet via a verbal game or contest. ...
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    Motivating Homeschooled Children
    Active Six-Year-Old Won't Pay Attention
    Perhaps the curriculum or method you're using is not the best one for your child. If she is an active, hands-on learner and you are relying on textbook learning, you're going to run into problems. ...
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    Homeschooling Teaching Materials
    Seeking Homeschooling Curricula for a Gifted Child
    There are many variables within the gifted range. No prepackaged curriculum can adequately meet the needs of truly gifted kids, who are unique in their approach to learning. ...