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Science and History Projects — one of the best parts of homeschooling

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Throughout our homeschooling years, from 1975-2001, science and history projects were a big part of our curriculum. It was the fun part of homeschooling and served to make the learning stick. Here are photos of some of our projects. An early project on robots Our primitive attempt at costuming The Great Exhibition of 1851 The […]

All About Reading — a recommended phonics curriculum

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

In 1978 I started teaching my oldest to read. This is by no means a recommendation, but only the story of a small part of our homeschooling journey. When Nathaniel was just an infant, I read the book How to Teach Your Baby to Read by Glenn Doman. This book teaches a pure form of […]

Are you looking for a phonics or spelling curriculum?

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Use a curriculum which is based on the Orton-Gillingham Approach. This free e-book will give you a look at the elements of this approach for teaching reading and spelling. Long ago, I used The Writing Road to Reading by Romalda Spalding, which was one of the first reading curricula based on Orton-Gillingham. It was good, […]

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