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My Favorite Educational Apps

The homeschool world abounds with opinions on electronics. Some think that electronics should be limited, while others think that electronics should be embraced.  My family falls somewhere in between. 1,196 more words

Middle School

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great

Morris, Gerald (2008). The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great. Houghton Mifflin: New York.

How do you introduce a modern-day ten-year old, who isn’t all that keen on reading to begin with, to the legends of King Arthur and Sir Lancelot? 129 more words


Finally! I have completed my Master’s program and graduated with a Master’s in Education. I could not have done this without the love and support from my family. 9 more words


A Grain of Rice

Pittman, Helena Clare (1996). A Grain of Rice. New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell.

Humble farmer Pong Lo longs to marry the beautiful Princess Chang Wu, and the feeling is mutual. 355 more words

Grandpa and Grandma Come to Stay by Asma Zaman illustrated by Azra Momin

This slim, paperback book, is actually really sweet and colorful.  It doesn’t look like much at just 14 pages, but the minimal text conveys a good message of helping elders in the home, and can easily be extended to helping those in the community.   290 more words

Elementary Fiction

Little Yoga: Exploring Poses with Picture Books

Many of us, both children and adults, live in a busy world full of screens around every corner, schedules for every minute of our day, and plenty of stress. 345 more words

Book Recommendations

Making a Skip Counting Number Wheel

I was lucky enough to be advised by older and wiser homeschooling parents than me that after my children could count proficiently to 100, I should teach them to count by 2’s, 3’s, 4’s and so forth.   390 more words