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Category Archives: Teaching Writing

FREE Thanksgiving Notebooking Pages

November has flown by for our family and Thanksgiving is here.  My prayer is this week will be one where we turn to God in total thankfulness … regardless of our current circumstances. Our family has had great highs & lows this past year, but we continue to turn to Him with a grateful heart…. Continue Reading

Start School Right 2016 {FREE Webinar!}

Let me help you Start School Right in 2016! I am hosting an online workshop about how to homeschool my child … NEXT Tuesday, September 13, 2016 and YOU are invited. It’s complimentary for all my readers. How’s that for a deal!   Start School Right in 2016 Online Workshop September 13, 2016 8:00pm – 9:15pm… Continue Reading

IEW Super Deal Extended {Tech Problems}

Several of you had difficulties ordering IEW, so we are extending the Super Deal and adding a little bonus . . . If you still have difficulties ordering, please reply to this email and we will manually enter your order. Technology is great…when it works! The Labor Day Super Deal applied to any purchase of… Continue Reading

The Best Topic to Teach Writing

The Best Topic to Teach Writing

Last week I shared a writing tip you could use to teach writing in your homeschool. Since that time I was once again reminded how important it is to let your children have some ownership over their writing topics. Let me share my story…. Hunter was 12 and working on the IEW Student Writing Intensive… Continue Reading

Motivating Your Children – How to Teach Writing

Motivating Your Children – How to Teach Writing

Do you have children that complain about writing assignments? A few summers ago, I discovered (again) that giving my children a purpose for writing increases their motivation and willingness to fulfill their assignments.  It is also a fantastic way to teach the process of writing format through publishing. Many years ago, all three of my… Continue Reading

Your Children Can Love Writing & Teaching Writing is Easy Too {Guest Post}

Your Children Can Love Writing & Teaching Writing is Easy Too {Guest Post}

Today’s Guest Post is from Rebecca Brandt who shares about this teaching writing program, Institute for Excellence in Writing. IEW provides writing activities your kids will love. I have not spent a lot of time, lately…showing you inside of our school room. We’ve been busy running, playing, swimming, reading, but…for two weeks, we have been…….. Continue Reading

Labor Day Super Deals

Labor Day Super Deals

You have 3 days for some awesome Labor Day Super Deals Homeschool Super Heroes Bundle 5 years of all Homeschool Super Hero interviews (all 74 of them) for only $37.That’s 50 cents for an interview/transcript/cheat sheet. What else can you buy for 50 cents.  One cup of Grande Starbucks coffee is much more … $2.17… Continue Reading

Help! How to Teach Writing? {FREE workshop}

Do you have to teach writing this year? Are you unsure how to teach writing? Wondering if you’ll teach writing correctly? Not sure how much writing your kids should be doing at different ages? That’s exactly what I’ll be covering next Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8-9:30pm your time zone Help! How Do I Teach Writing?… Continue Reading

Getting Off the Conveyor Belt in High School Homeschool {Question of the Day}

Getting Off the Conveyor Belt in High School Homeschool {Question of the Day}

What if children are in high school homeschool when wanting to get off the conveyor belt and aren’t too interested in reading? Where do you start and what should you require? This question is in response to my comments on Start School Right webinar where I discuss hopping off the public school conveyor belt to… Continue Reading

How to Improve Your Day-to-Day Homeschooling Programs

How to Improve Your Day-to-Day Homeschooling Programs

Are you wondering how to revamp or improve what you’ve been doing in your day-to-day schooling? Do you want or NEED shorter days, a richer learning environment, or just more freedom to “school” without all the busywork? Would you like to see a greater spark in your child’s eye? Watch this video how to do… Continue Reading