Homeschooling English Language Learners

Not even knowing who they were, I loved them fiercely.  In November 2009, I laid eyes on their sweet faces.  For four months, I memorized every detail of their photographs and poured over every word of our periodic updates.  Then, finally, February 15, 2010, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I was able to meet two of my … Read more

Fiesta Time: Celebrating Cinco de Mayo (a Unit Study)

Cinco de Mayo means the 5th of May in English. It is not Mexico’s Independence Day. This is a time when individuals living in Mexico and the Unites States celebrate and commemorate the victory the Mexican army had over French soldiers at the 1862 Battle of Puebla in Puebla, Mexico. People celebrate the Mexican-American culture and heritage with parties, dancing, … Read more

Autism and ABCs: Early Homeschooling on the Spectrum

The early learning years of preschool and kindergarten are a wondrous time of new discoveries and acquiring new skills by leaps and bounds.  Children tend to be eager to learn at this age, soaking up knowledge like a sponge.  Although autism presents its own unique challenges, these early years are still precious and full of … Read more

Pinterest Explained: Finding Free Homeschool Curriculum

Pinterest Explained If you haven’t heard of Pinterest yet, I would be shocked. Lots of people are talking about Pinterest, pinning, and pinboards. You can find people talking about Pinterest in every corner of the Internet! And well they should. Recent studies by ShareAHolic indicate that Pinterest is driving more traffic to internet sites than … Read more

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