Teaching Special Learners

Did you know that ‘special educational needs’ has a legal definition ?  It refers to any child who is currently experiencing a learning difficulty whether permanent or temporary.  Many children will have special needs of some description during their educational journey. They may need extra help in a range of areas, for example: schoolwork reading, … Read more

Presidents Day Resources — A Collection of Ideas for Your Homeschool

Presidents’ Day originally started out as Washington’s Birthday. The holiday gained special meaning during the difficulties of the Great Depression, when portraits of George Washington often graced the front pages of newspapers and magazines every February 22. In 1932 the date was used to reinstate the Purple Heart, a military decoration originally created by George … Read more

Living Frugally {a collection of ideas to save you money}

Have you ever wondered what the word Frugally means?  It’s defined as an economical use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful.  Some helpful synonyms to more fully understand it are thrifty, chary, provident, careful, prudent, penny-wise, and scrimping. When  I first embarked on home educating little did I know I would be having … Read more

Winter Nature Study {A Collection of Ideas for Your Homeschool}

Winter Nature study is not impossible it simply requires a little bit of foresight planning and a thermos of something warm to drink.  Taking children out to experience the variation of temperature, the winter birds who flit about here and there seeking some shelter and food, or simply visiting the park to sit a while … Read more

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