Teens

How to Include Current Events as an Independent Activity for Teens

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Including current events for teens in our homeschool routine has been an important part of our day for years, especially as my kids enter their tween and teen years. I want my kids to think critically about the world around them and become informed citizens. It has been a delight (and a challenge) to discuss …

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How to Easily Learn ASL 1 With Mr. D Sign Language Courses

ASL classes for homeschool families

When my kids entered high school and began researching their options for foreign language credits, I knew sign language would be a great fit for our family. I wanted to find ASL homeschool classes that would work for the whole family and fit our homeschool lifestyle. My mom was a sign language interpreter so I …

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Creative Writing for Teens: The Six-Word Memoir Challenge

Challenge your teen to write a six-word memoir each day.

Sometimes I stumble upon an idea or story that sparks a creative teaching idea to use with my homeschool writing students. The story of Ernest Hemingway’s six-word memoir was one of those stories that lead to a memorable and fun creative writing project for the teens. As soon as I read the story of the …

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How to Support a Slow Reader in Their Teen years

My kids are entering their teen years and the amount of required reading for school has definitely increased compared to their younger years. The amount of reading began picking up the pace during middle school and it continues to increase each year. For some of my kids, this is a welcome change. They love getting …

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My Elementary Homeschooling Days are Over and It Feels Strange

This year is strange. Big transitions are happening in our home and the entire homeschool vibe has changed. If I am honest, after we make it through Morning Time, my day feels a bit scattered and disjointed. After that, I spend a lot of time jumping around and assisting very independent kids. And that just …

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