popular topics in homeschool curriculum toolkits

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    Homeschooling Teaching Materials
    Organizing and Preparing Teaching Materials for Your Homeschool
    Organizing and Preparing Teaching Materials for Your HomeschoolAs you get familiar with your teaching materials, organize them so that you know where everything is. Here are some ideas that might help you with this task:Store materials for the up...
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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 ...
  • 10 ways to improve reading skills
    Reading Activities
    The Top 10 Ways to Improve 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...
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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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    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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    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. ...
  • Fact Monster, a safe space for kids to find homework help
    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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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. ...
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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 Math and Science Toolkit
    Teaching Math for Homeschoolers
    Teaching Math for Homeschoolers Isabel Shaw One Step AheadHow can you teach math to your children if you struggle with it yourself? Yes, there are those among us who truly love math— people who grasp math concepts quickly, remember the laws and...
    Isabel Shaw
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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 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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    Book Finder
    Book Finder
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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. ...