Liza's Homeschool Journey Posts

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Liza Says About Highlights Magazines… CONTENT: Excellent PICTURES: Excellent EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL: Excellent 5 Stars! I love Highlights magazines!  They have a wide variety of excellent educational material that is fun for kids and useful for parents. Content Highlights magazines are pack loaded with excellent content; historical fiction stories, scientific discoveries, crafts, hidden pictures,…

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Motivation is the Secret to Successful Homeschooling. Have you ever found yourself in a power struggle with your child? Ever hear your kids say, “I’m bored”, “this isn’t fun”, or “I don’t want to…“? Understanding the principles of motivation will help you, and your child, get what you both want without…

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What Liza Says About Bob Books… STORY QUALITY: Fair PICTURE QUALITY: Fair VOCABULARY: Good 3 Stars! Bob Books are a good educational tool.  They are not my first choice, although I have used them with my children when I needed some additional material. Story Quality Each set of Bob Books has a…

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What Liza Says About Brain Quest Workbooks… SUBJECT CONTENT:  Excellent STUDENT APPEAL:  Excellent 5 Stars! I love Brain Quest workbooks!  This is my favorite brand for multiple subject workbooks by grade.  Brain Quest workbooks offer the right combination of curriculum subjects and a clear guide on what my child should be learning…

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 What Liza Says About Biscuit Phonics Fun…  STORY QUALITY: Good    PICTURE QUALITY: Excellent  VOCABULARY: Excellent I like the Biscuit Phonics Fun books.  They are a helpful tool for teaching your child how to read the English vowels correctly.   Story Quality Because these books are focused on vowel sound repetition the story lines…

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What Liza Says About Brand New Readers…  STORY QUALITY: Excellent PICTURE QUALITY: Excellent VOCABULARY: Excellent 5 Stars! I love these books! This is my favorite easy reader brand. Brand New Readers are engaging, fun, and an awesome tool for beginning readers. Story Quality  There are a variety of characters within the…

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Teaching Methods