This new, revised, and first print edition of sarah mackenzie's best-selling eBook version contains 35% new content! Those who have made the decision to homeschool their children have done so out of great love for their children and a desire to provide them an excellent education in the context of a warm, enriching home.
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The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your KidsZondervan #ad - Connecting deeply with our kids can be difficult in our busy, technology-driven lives. Reading aloud not only has the power to change a family—it has the power to change the world. Reading aloud offers us a chance to be fully present with our children. As sarah mackenzie has found with her own six children, reading aloud long after kids are able to read to themselves can deepen relationships in a powerful way.
Founder of the immensely popular Read-Aloud Revival podcast, Sarah knows first-hand how reading can change a child’s life. From a toddler’s wonder to a teenager’s resistance, Sarah details practical strategies to make reading aloud a meaningful family ritual. In the read-aloud family, she offers the inspiration and age-appropriate book lists you need to start a read-aloud movement in your own home.
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The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and LifeTarcherPerigee #ad - Publishers weekly bestseller · a joyful and accessible homeschool guide to making learning a part of everyday lifeParents who are deeply invested in their children's education can be hard on themselves and their kids. Bogart gently invites parents to model brave learning for their kids so they, too, joy, can approach life with curiosity, and the courage to take learning risks.
Bogart shows parents how to make room for surprise, risk, mystery, and adventure in their family's routine, so they can create an environment that naturally moves learning forward. If a child wants to pick up a new hobby or explore a subject area that the parent knows little about, it's easy to simply say "no" to end the discussion and the parental discomfort, while dousing their child's curious spark.
The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life #ad - . How do parents nurture a love of learning amid childhood chaos, and training homeschooling families around the world--to show parents how to make education an exciting, parental self-doubt, the flu, developing curricula, even enchanting, and state academic standards? In this book, Julie Bogart distills decades of experience--homeschooling her five now grown children, experience for their kids, whether they're in elementary or high school.
Enchantment is about ease, not striving. When exhausted parents are living the day-to-day grind, it can seem impossible to muster enough energy to make learning fun or interesting.
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The Unhurried Homeschooler: A Simple, Mercifully Short Book on HomeschoolingCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Reading "the unhurried Homeschooler" is like having coffee with a trusted friend. You’ll be encouraged as you learn to do what God has put before you. Drawing on twenty years of homeschooling her eight children, Durenda Wilson gently reminds parents about the things that really matter, as she offers a clear portrait of what a life-giving home life can be during the homeschooling years.
This book will lighten your load while helping you learn how to raise life long learners and ENJOY the homeschool years with your kids. Homeschooling is a wonderful, worthwhile pursuit, but many homeschool parents struggle with feelings of burnout and frustration. If you have ever felt this way, you’re not alone! most of us need to be reminded of the “why” of homeschooling from time to time—but "The Unhurried Homeschooler" takes parents a step further and lifts the unnecessary burdens that many parents place on themselves.
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Homeschool Bravely: How to Squash Doubt, Trust God, and Teach Your Child with ConfidenceMoody Publishers #ad - Because the truth is: god will use every part of your homeschool, faults, even your fears, and failures, to weave good plans for your kids. Quiet the voices of "not good enough" and step courageously into guilt-free homeschoolingMany homeschool parents have a long-term relationship with self-doubt. Did i make the right decision?" "could someone else do this better?" "am i robbing my kids of something by not sending them to ‘regular school’?" what if there’s a better way?Not a 3-step technique or a shiny, teach, and guides you through the common bumps in the road, new curriculum, helps you overthrow the tyranny of impossible expectations, and homeschool?Homeschool Bravely teaches you to see homeschooling as a calling, including how to: juggle school and parenting with toddlers at hometeach a struggling learnerplan with the end in mindaccept your own limitations without feeling guiltystay the course even in the face of criticism Reclaim your hope, but a change in perspective that transforms the way you plan, renew your purpose, and transform your homeschool.
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Introverted Mom: Your Guide to More Calm, Less Guilt, and Quiet JoyZondervan #ad - M. Together, jamie and this band of fellow introverts gently point you toward hope, laughter, and joy. Whether you've just realized you're an introvert, or if you've known it all along, this book is for you. Montgomery, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. Written from a Christian worldview. In introverted Mom, author Jamie C.
Martin lifts these burdens from your shoulders, reminding you that your steady strength is exactly what your family needs in this chaotic world. Jamie shares vulnerable stories from her own life as well as thoughts from other introverted mothers, letting you know you're not alone. Her practical suggestions and creative inspiration are enhanced with quotes and insights from four beloved writers--Louisa May Alcott, Jane Austen, L.
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Plan Your Year: Homeschool Planning for Purpose and PeaceSpotted Dog Press #ad - You have never seen a school schedule like this before! Why lesson plan grids are the first step to homeschool plan failure. Get the direction you need without the guilt. How to eliminate overwhelm and guilt with simple scheduling hacks. Practical ways to conquer the homeschool mom s biggest enemy: decision fatigue.
Plan your year is the homeschool planning guide you have been waiting for. Plan your year is a practical approach to homeschool planning that breaks free of grids and unrealistic expectations, you!, the teacher yes, focusing instead on the needs of the students, and the busy life you lead. Do your lesson plans end up being a mishmash of crossed-off dates, arrows, and erasures? You need a new way to look at homeschool planning.
Ideas from across the homeschool community because one-size planning doesn't fit all--a variety of options for each planning step are included! Choose the options that fit your personality and style best. Inside you will discover: A step-by-step plan with action items. Complete the list and have a flexible and fabulous plan for your homeschool year ready to go in just days.
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Mere Motherhood: Morning Times, nursery Rhymes, and My Journey Toward SanctificationCiRCE Institute #ad - It's a story of big families and cross-country moves and small-town living. This is her story. It's about great books and morning times and nursery rhymes. Thirty years and nine children later, Cindy has become a popular blogger, podcaster, and award-winning teacher. It was back in the 1980's when cindy Rollins, then a new mom in search of the best ways to teach her baby son, first heard about homeschooling.
It's the story of a dedicated mother's journey toward the Truth and the family she brought along with her.
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The Core: Teaching Your Child the Foundations of Classical EducationSt. Martin's Griffin #ad - Today, many children graduate without this essential knowledge. Without knowing the multiplication tables, children can't advance to algebra. Without mastery of grammar, students will have difficulty expressing themselves. Without these essential building blocks of knowledge, students may remember information but they will never possess a broad and deep understanding of how the world works.
Most curricula today follow a haphazard sampling of topics with a focus on political correctness instead of teaching students how to study. Leigh bortins, a leading figure in the homeschooling community, is having none of it. In the past, the multiplication tables, correct spelling, the names of the state capitals and the American presidents were basics that all children were taught in school.
The Core: Teaching Your Child the Foundations of Classical Education #ad - In the core, historical facts, bortins gives parents the tools and methodology to implement a rigorous, including: - Rote memorization to cement knowledge - Systematic learning of geography, and broad curriculum based on the classical model, thorough, and timelines - Reading the great books and seminal historical documents instead of adaptations and abridged editions - Rigorous training in math and the natural sciences .
She believes that there are core areas of knowledge that are essential to master.
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Better Together: Strengthen Your Family, Simplify Your Homeschool, and Savor the Subjects that Matter MostSpotted Dog Press #ad - This time, known as "morning time, ” has exploded in popularity since its inclusion in Sarah Mackenzie's bestseller Teaching From Rest. This title is now in stock at: homeschoolbettertogether. Com. Bring delight back to your homeschool. Have you fallen into a routine of checking boxes? Do you wonder why you don't have time to focus on building your children's character and love of learning?That can change.
Better together teaches you how to design a part of your homeschool day where the entire family can learn together. Now homeschool mom and former teacher Pam Barnhill breaks down the practice for every homeschooler. Inside you'll discover:why every family can benefit from Morning Time - no matter what homeschooling method they use.
Better Together: Strengthen Your Family, Simplify Your Homeschool, and Savor the Subjects that Matter Most #ad - The secret to building relationships by delighting in learning together. Practical tips for a successful Morning Time. Resources, book lists, and ideas. You will return to our selections again and again. Examples and interviews from moms showing how it looks in their homes. Better together is the indispensable guide to creating a time in your day to focus on the things that matter most in your homeschool.
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Janice VanCleave's 201 Awesome, Magical, Bizarre, & Incredible ExperimentsJossey-Bass #ad - How do honeybees find their way home? why is venus so hot? how can you measure the speed of the wind? What makes a sound loud or soft? Discover the awesome answers to these and other fascinating mysteries in biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, and astronomy. Children ages 8-12. This companion volume to the enormously popular 200 gooey, slimy, slippery, Weird, and Fun Experiments brings together magical projects from Janice VanCleave's Science for Every Kid and Spectacular Science Projects series--plus 40 all-new experiments that make science come to life.
With just a jar and some ice cubes, you can demonstrate how rain is formed. Using a styrofoam ball, a pencil, and a lamp, you'll learn why the Moon appears and disappears. Each experiment includes an illustration and easy to follow step-by-step instructions. You'll look through a drop of water to find out how a magnifying lens works.
Janice VanCleave's 201 Awesome, Magical, Bizarre, & Incredible Experiments #ad - Just try these 201 fun, safe, low-cost experiments at home or in the classroom.
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