Banned Books: A High School Literature Study For The Curious And Unafraid
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Banned Books: A High School Literature Study For The Curious And Unafraid

This high school literature study examines nine previously or currently banned books and encourages the learner to consider the impact of restricting access to them. Why Banned Books? It’s because of Mr. Vezzolini. I’ll explain, but the truth is, there are a actually two answers to this question. The first is that anything banned is…

Homeschooling And Outside Therapies: Lesson Planning Tips {week 34 recap}
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Homeschooling And Outside Therapies: Lesson Planning Tips {week 34 recap}

Balancing ongoing doctors appointments and therapies when homeschooling your child can be difficult. These lesson planning tips for homeschooling and outside therapies eliminate the guilt and help you prioritize what is most important for your child. When my child’s doctor first recommended speech therapy and occupational therapy several times a week, I was relieved. Finally,…

Homeschooling Online With BrainPOP: A Trusted Source For Learning And Fun
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Homeschooling Online With BrainPOP: A Trusted Source For Learning And Fun

Looking for an online homeschool program that is engaging and fun? BrainPOP has been a trusted resource for us for years. Now, they’ve added features that make it an excellent choice for homeschoolers. When my oldest was in second grade and still attending public school, he jumped in the car one day, all smiles. I…

Practicing Spelling With An Older Learner {includes a weekly lesson plan recap}
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Practicing Spelling With An Older Learner {includes a weekly lesson plan recap}

It can be difficult to find ways to practice spelling with an older learner because most programs are designed for young children. In this week’s lesson plan recap, I include an in-depth discussion of how we approach spelling with my teenage son’s learning differences. Last week, I shared a quick snapshot of some of the…

Should You Homeschool Your Child With Special Needs? 101 Reasons To Go For it!
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Should You Homeschool Your Child With Special Needs? 101 Reasons To Go For it!

Making the decision to homeschool your child, special needs or not, is a big one. Here are 101 reasons to stop worrying and jump in. I hear from so many moms and dads who are considering homeschooling for their child with special needs. I completely understand the concern, the hesitancy and the fear woven throughout…

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