Spotlight on the Crew ~ An Experienced Homeschool Mom

{This week’s Spotlight on the Crew article is brought to you from Penny, at Knee Deep In Grace.} Not long ago, a friend introduced me to her mother-in-law, saying, “This is the woman I was telling you about.  She’s an experienced homeschool mom.”  Often, the focus is on the fact that I’m the mother of a large family, … Read more

TOS Crew Bloggy Convention ~ Day 5

This is the last day of our  Bloggy Convention, a list of past review items to help you prepare for the upcoming convention season. I hope you’ve enjoyed reading all the past TOS Crew reviews we’ve been posting this week. Today we’ll be highlighting 5 more products for you to learn more about, and read … Read more

Blog Cruise: To Test or Not to Test

As a homeschool parent, you obviously have the inside scoop on how well your child is advancing through your curriculum. You can see in which areas he is strong and in which areas he needs some extra time or help. However, some parents still find it reassuring to administer some kind of standardized testing in … Read more

Blog Cruise: Measuring Success

Webster defines success as a favorable or desired outcome. As homeschoolers, we look for signs of success every day. Is Billy getting his multiplication tables down? Has Susie learned all of her spelling words? Is little Johnny’s handwriting legible? We spend lots of money on THE curriculum that will ensure success. We write lesson plans, … Read more

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