Homeschooling

101 Things Standardized Tests Can’t Measure About Your Unique Child

Testing isn't everything. Here are 101 things a Standardized Test can't measure.

There are so many important skills and talents that standardized tests don’t measure. And it’s important to keep them in mind when you are staring at your child’s standardized test scores. Maybe you are feeling frustrated, disappointed, or concerned because the standardized test score doesn’t reflect your child’s unique gifts. Your child is witty, fun, …

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Over 30 Graphic Novels Your Elementary Schooler Will Love

This list of over 30 graphic novels for elementary school is perfect for your child.

This collection of graphic novels for elementary school children is the perfect way to find a title that will engage your youngest readers. But don’t be surprised when older children find themselves immersed in these titles as well. And while an engaging graphic novel is a great way to encourage a reluctant reader, don’t limit …

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Practical Ideas for Reading Shakespeare Plays with Kids

Practical Tips for Reading Shakespeares Plays with Kids

Introducing Shakespeare’s plays to your kids is a fantastic way to lay the foundation so your children can learn to appreciate and enjoy Shakespeare. Unfortunately, the words and the language of Shakespeare’s plays can be intimidating for adults, making it intimidating to introduce the plays to children. Do not let that stop you from tackling this subject …

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How to Introduce Your Kids to Shakespeare by Playing with Words

Shakespeare with Kids can be fun when you start with his language.

Reading Shakespeare with kids can be fun. Yes. I said FUN. Shakespeare was a master wordsmith and his creative use of language is a fantastic way to introduce your kids to The Bard. From his creative words that we still use today to his amazing insults, reading Shakespeare can be a ton of fun and …

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The Best Books to Easily Introduce your Kids to Shakespeare

Find all of the best Shakespeare Books for kids

Yes! Believe it or not, Shakespeare is for kids! And one great way to introduce your kids to Shakespeare is to introduce them to his life and works. Books are a wonderful way to introduce your children to this famous playwright in fun and creative ways. Then when you are ready, I also plenty of …

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How To Find What Motivates Your Teen Using TruSpark

My teen is taking the core motivations assessment from TruSpark.

As my kids have gotten older, they are eager to learn more about who they are and the ways their individual mind works. They love to take personality quizzes and IQ tests online. They are fascinated by the various ways to categorize people, especially as it helps them understand themselves better. This is one reason …

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Improve Your Homeschool Lifestyle with These Interview Questions

I want our home to be a place where my kids feel free to be themselves. It is my desire that each of my children feel known and celebrated for who they are. When it comes to homeschooling, I want our annual plan to reflect each of my children’s unique set of strengths and their …

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