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Understanding Dyslexia

Late Bloomer or Struggling Learner?

Have you ever been told that your struggling learner may just be a late bloomer? While that is a comforting thought and takes some pressure off of us, it is a common misconception with serious consequences. My boys started annual testing with their educational...

By The Subject

Choosing a Homeschool Science Curriculum

The way I choose a homeschool Science curriculum is very similar to the way I choose a homeschool History curriculum. Following the guidelines I shared in my previous post, Choosing Homeschool Curriculum: A Grade-by-Grade Guide, I focus on different priorities during...

Choosing a Homeschool History Curriculum

There are a ton of options for choosing a homeschool history curriculum for kids with dyslexia. In my previous post, the Grade-by-Grade Homeschool Curriculum Guide  we talked about what areas to focus on grade-by-grade. Homeschool History Curriculum for the...

By The Grade

Homeschool Kindergarten: Curriculum and Methods

When I first started homeschooling I was absurdly anxious about homeschooling Kindergarten.  A lot has changed since then. Nowadays when I have a new Kindergartener to teach, I hardly give it a thought because teaching Kindergarten has become simply a natural...

Teaching Tips

Strategies for Teaching Math to Kids With Dyslexia

40-60% of students with dyslexia also struggle with math. Just as with teaching reading, there are effective strategies for teaching math to kids with dyslexia. This post and giveaway are sponsored content on behalf of Teaching Textbooks. All opinions are my own. Why...

Homeschool Charter Schools and Dyslexia

This article will discuss the pros and cons of joining a homeschool charter school for children with dyslexia. Despite a growing awareness of dyslexia, the traditional school setting continues to fail to offer students with dyslexia the kind of individualized...

My Homeschool Success Formula

Are you looking for a formula for success as you homeschool your struggling learners? This is the closest thing you will find to a formula for a more peaceful, purposeful homeschool. When our family first started homeschooling in 1996, our motivation was to be able to...

Encouragement

Homeschool Burnout: What you need to know

We all experience homeschool burnout from time to time. I'm not saying that to discourage you. I'm saying that to help you have the right expectations. We all get burned out from time to time. Expect it. What is Homeschool Burnout? Homeschool burnout (or any kind of...

Why I’m Thankful for my Kids’ Dyslexia

I realize that this may be a sensitive subject for some of you reading this today. Some of you are new to the world of dyslexia. Maybe you already have a dyslexia diagnosis or maybe your child is struggling and you suspect dyslexia. Maybe you're considering pulling...

Resources & Reviews

Get the Best Deals From the Build Your Bundle Sale

If you're wondering how to get the best deals from the Build Your Bundle Digital Homeschool Curriculum Sale, this is the post for you! This post will teach you how the sale works this year, how you can save the most money, my favorite bundles, and a free printable to...

Life Skills

Get the Best Deals From the Build Your Bundle Sale

If you're wondering how to get the best deals from the Build Your Bundle Digital Homeschool Curriculum Sale, this is the post for you! This post will teach you how the sale works this year, how you can save the most money, my favorite bundles, and a free printable to...