Writing Support

Creating a Rich Learning Environment

THE MOST important thing to educating your children at home is creating a rich learning environment. But what does that look like? First off, let me tell you what it DOESN’T look like. It doesn’t look like a beautiful Pinterest-worthy “study area” with cute kid chairs and a desk to make a teacher drool. It… Continue reading Creating a Rich Learning Environment

Writing Support

Do you need curriculum?

Have you been looking into homeschooling - or maybe just kinda sorta peeking at the idea since next year may be crazy? But the thought of ALLLLL the different types of curriculum out there kind of confuse you? Totally get it! What if I told you that you didn't need to buy curriculum for every… Continue reading Do you need curriculum?

Preschool

Teaching Littles

I've seen many questions about what younger kiddos need to learn - those who are 18 months to 4 years old. Now's a critical time to start learning, but maybe not how you're thinking! Here's a quick excerpt from my new eBook about teaching preschoolers 🙂 Teaching Littles What do preschooler’s need to know!? Everything… Continue reading Teaching Littles

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Types of Writing

It just dawned on me today that I have been teaching using a formula too much. When students struggle with writing, it is sooo helpful to go back to the basics. Focus on the skills they need, and build up from there. But you know what.... sometimes that's just boring! It's hard when you want… Continue reading Types of Writing