education

  1. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Schools suspend black preschoolers at alarming rates

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    We're failing our children and we're doing it early. The Department of Education reports that black students represent 18 percent of...
  2. Children's School & Education

    Geocaching homeschool lessons

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    Geocaching is a great way to cover multiple homeschool lessons while having fun.
  3. Children's School & Education

    Common Core controversy

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    If you are the parent of a school aged child, by now you have heard of Common Core State Standards (CCSS). If you are familiar with...
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    Art for homeschoolers

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    One of the benefits of homeschooling is that our children have more time to utilize to pursue their interests, such as art, and with...
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    How much math do high schoolers really need?

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    Texas, a frontrunner in educational mandates, has dropped the algebra II requirement for its high schoolers. Do kids really need it...
  6. School & Education

    The plant life cycle

    Learning about a plant's life cycle is an important part of a child's science education. Here are some children's activities that...
  7. Family Fun

    7 Ways to teach your kids storytelling

    Storytelling is a great skill to teach to kids. It helps improve their language skills, instills a love of reading and stirs their...
  8. Children's School & Education

    School humiliates hungry students over their parents' debts

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    Nearly 40 students at a Utah elementary school had their lunches thrown away after they'd sat down and started to eat. Is this a...
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    How to utilize the library in your homeschool

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    More and more families are taking their homeschool to the library to find books, study guides, special programs, meeting space and...
  10. Child Development & Health

    Nonverbal learning disorder

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    From attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to autism, classrooms and special education programs adjust to meet the needs...
  11. Children's School & Education

    Surviving the homeschool winter blues

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    Days are shorter, and winter feels longer since it arrived earlier in most parts of the country. It's during these dreary days of...
  12. Children's School & Education

    Teaching your homeschooler to read

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    In my 10 or so years of homeschooling, there have been some great accomplishments and some epic fails. My greatest accomplishment to...
  13. Children's School & Education

    Homeschooling your kinesthetic learner

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    Many teachers or even doctors might confuse a kinesthetic learner with having ADHD or being hyperactive (or even difficult). More...
  14. Special Needs

    Does inclusion benefit children without disabilities?

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    A column in the Wall Street Journal sought to stir the debate about whether educating children with disabilities alongside their...
  15. Children's School & Education

    Host a homeschool Thanksgiving celebration

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    Each year our homeschool group hosts a Thanksgiving celebration to teach the children about the true spirit of Thanksgiving. We...
  16. Children's School & Education

    Traditional schools are not for my family

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    As soon as my daughter was born, people started asking us where she would go to preschool. "Um, I have no idea. Isn’t it way too...
  17. Television

    Top 10 Educational shows for your kids

    The top 10 educational shows you won't feel bad about your kid watching this fall. They'll teach your children skills from reading...
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    First year homeschool blues

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    The homeschool year is well under way and the excitement of your first year might be wearing off along with the smell of newly...
  19. Special Needs

    Parents of kids with disabilities tailor education programs

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    Having a child with disabilities comes with tremendous rewards and challenges. For some parents, it’s not enough to sit back and...
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    When should kids learn to type?

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    Today kids are being exposed to typing earlier than in years past, but when it comes to sitting down in front of the keyboard, when...