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Understanding Dyslexia

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Teaching Writing to the Reluctant Writer

WriteShop is full of hands-on projects and interactive activities that both hold my son's attention and encourage this reluctant writer to write. This post is a sponsored conversation on behalf of WriteShop.  All opinions are my own. I've been in a mini crisis over...

By The Grade

Alternatives to a Traditional College Degree

As the mother of 8, seven with dyslexia and two 10th graders looking to their futures, I set out to write this 10-day series on Preparing Your Student with Dyslexia for College Success so that I would have the info that I need to help my dyslexic kids to be successful...

Teaching Tips

Encouragement

Homeschooling the Less-Academic Child

I read a beautiful blog post last week from Sara at Classically Homeschooling that really got me thinking. Sara is a classical educator (as is my family) and was writing about homeschooling 'non academic' kids with the classical method. The classical model is known...

5 Things Every Homeschool Mom Needs

What does a homeschool mom need? Here are five things that may surprise you and one easy way to get them! 20 years! That is a long time.  It is also a really long time to have been homeschooling! I've been through all of the stages: the ignorant, inflated confidence...

Resources & Reviews

Teaching Textbooks 3.0 Review + Giveaway!

If you’ve been around the Homeschooling With Dyslexia web site for long, you know that I am a long time fan of the Teaching Textbooks math curriculum. We’ve been using all of the levels from grade 3 - Algebra 2 successfully since 2006. We’ve seen many improvements in...

Logic of English Foundations Review

After homeschooling kids with dyslexia for over 20+ years, I have seen just about every reading curriculum on the planet! And before I learned about the kinds of reading programs that really work, I tried just about everything on the market too. This post contains...

Life Skills

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 Math Curriculum

If you're planning and purchasing homeschool curriculum for kids with dyslexia, be sure to check out the first post in this series - Choosing Homeschool Curriculum: a Grade-by-Grade Guide. It is full of big-picture ideas about where to focus your priorities during...