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Teaching Methods

Teaching Methods

Teaching Methods

In my post How To Influence Your Child’s Motivation For Learning I explained the cycle of motivation and how understanding some simple steps can help you help your child get motivated and stay motivated. There are times when our homeschooled children get frustrated, discouraged, and lose interest in learning. When this happens it usually results…

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What Liza Says About Scholastic Workbooks… SUBJECT CONTENT:  Good STUDENT APPEAL:  Good I like Scholastic workbooks.  They are a good basic resource for early childhood literacy and education. Subject Content Scholastic has a plethora of workbooks.  Some are comprehensive workbooks by grade, others are single subject workbooks also by grade.…

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I Love Flashcards!   Flashcards are awesome! They are a cheap tool that can be used in a variety of different ways and for a variety of different subjects, all you need is imagination. Without imagination flashcards can be B-O-R-I-N-G. Flashcards are a staple homeschool tool that I have used…

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There Are Many Ways to Learn and Be Smart There is an important difference between the question “Is my child smart?” and “How is my child smart?”. The question, “Is my child smart?” is really asking, “Is my child capable of learning?“. If the answer to this question is “yes” than the…

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Make Your Purpose Clear Setting goals makes homeschool personal. Your homeschool goals identify you and your children as unique individuals. They influence what curriculum you choose, what topics you study, and what field trips you take. Copying what you have seen others do will only take you so far. You must create…

Teaching Methods