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Making Great Use of Family Gatherings and Homeschooling. Tips for gently bringing education into family events.

Making Good Use of Family Gatherings and Homeschooling

Family gatherings and homeschooling can be combined in one good learning experience! Making Good Use of Family Gatherings and Homeschooling So many family gatherings are always coming up. First there is Thanksgiving, then December. Next, many homeschoolers are looking at the calendar and wondering: exactly how many more school days and official school activities they…

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3 Ideas for Introducing Poetry at Homeschool Co-op. Get your teens' buy-in for learning poetry with a fun, non-intimidating first lesson in homeschool co-op. #HomeschoolHighSchool #HomeschoolCoOp #HomeschoolLanguageArts #PoetryCoOp

3 Ideas for Introducing Poetry at Homeschool Co-op

Poetry writing was one of my kids’ favorite “classes” at homeschool co-op. They learned to enjoy writing poetry through the simple, goofy activities we shared in the group setting. Homeschool Co-Op: Poetry In years of teaching poetry to our local teens, I often found that they are intimidated by the subject. They (especially the males)…

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5 Ways to Make Creative Writing Less Intimidating

5 Ways to Make Creative Writing Less Intimidating

Creative writing can be intimidating! Don’t despair! You can give your homeschooling high schoolers some easy ways for making the process less scary and more FUN! Creative Writing Ways to Make Less Intimidating 1. Teens often feel less intimidated if creative writing is done on computer rather than with paper and pencil. Why is that?…

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Help your teen find Creative Writing Success - the key to excellent composition skills!

Creative Writing Success: The Best-Kept Secret of Composition

Creative writing success is the best-kept secret of good composition! My homeschooling high schoolers were all good writers throughout high school because they were exposed to good skills that equipped them for creative writing success. The 4 that have graduated from college relied heavily on their excellent creative thinking for successful college-paper writing. Creative Writing…

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