Headsets For Children With Learning Differences: An Overview
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Headsets For Children With Learning Differences: An Overview

The value of using headsets for children with learning differences is significant for many learners. Let’s explore the reasons why they make such an impact and consider examples of headsets that really work in an educational setting. Over the years, I have shared many resources that have made a real difference in homeschooling children with…

What Is The Best Way To Help A Struggling Learner?
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What Is The Best Way To Help A Struggling Learner?

There is one approach that I believe works best when trying to help a struggling learner. This is it.  After spending all last week offering support for struggling writers, I sat down to help my own son complete a writing assignment for one of his distance learning classes. We brainstormed ideas. He grew irritable. We…

Unique Homeschool Portfolios, Record Keeping And Transcripts (Interest-Led)
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Unique Homeschool Portfolios, Record Keeping And Transcripts (Interest-Led)

One of the most challenging aspects of interest led learning is figuring out how to keep track of all of it. Because our children are the ones guiding much of the learning, how do we keep records, design homeschool portfolios and create high school transcripts if we take an interest led approach to homeschooling? I…

Interest-Led Unit Studies For Older Children: A Behind The Scenes Look
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Interest-Led Unit Studies For Older Children: A Behind The Scenes Look

At any given point in my time, my boys have one or two overriding interests each, that guide almost everything we do. For my oldest, it’s usually something build oriented. Building aquariums, building computers, building guitars – you get the idea. For my youngest, it’s almost always something related to animals or Harry Potter, or…

Homeschooling High School: What Matters Most May Surprise You
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Homeschooling High School: What Matters Most May Surprise You

After graduating one homeschooler and beginning ninth grade this year with my second, I can honestly say that homeschooling high school is nothing like I thought it would be. While I worried about transcripts and algebra, what mattered most took me by surprise. It may surprise you as well. My oldest has been on his…

Homeschool Testing When Your Child Has Learning Differences
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Homeschool Testing When Your Child Has Learning Differences

I spoke to a mom last week about her state’s homeschooling laws and requirements. I have never been more thankful to live in California.  She was asking for direction in how to best approach the annual homeschool testing required by her state, for her son with significant learning differences. She was also a little panicked….

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