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Preschool School Supplies

This year marks the first time I’ve ever homeschooled a preschooler. My son went to a formal preschool, and I was pregnant and in the midst of moving when my oldest was a preschooler, so we didn’t get much schooling done. But now that Boo is three, she’s ready for some school of her own…. Read More

TOS Review: Big IQ Kids

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I have a difficult time motivating my children to do their schoolwork. Sometimes it’s nice to turn to a program that is really fun for them. A program that teaches, but also rewards. Big IQ Kids is such a program, and I had the opportunity to give the… Read More

TOS Revew: Virtual Nerd

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A frequent question I hear from homeschooling parents is, “What happens when my child starts doing work I don’t know how to explain?” I’ll admit that’s one of my fears, too, though we aren’t there yet. Do I actually remember enough Algebra 2 to teach it? I got good grades in high school, but I’m… Read More

TOS Review: ALEKS

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Math. It can be a scary thing to teach, especially as kids get older and involved in higher level math courses. I was pretty good in math, so I’ve been OK teaching math so far. I often wonder, though, what will happen when the kids get to courses like Trigonometry and Calculus. I’ve taken both,… Read More

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