The magic of 3

The magic of 3

Learning specialist Kendra Wagner joins us today as a guest blogger. “The Magic of 3“ Ask teachers what is meant by this phrase and they will likely answer...

Book report sandwich

Book report sandwich

ARE YOUR kids tired of the typcial, ho-hum, “this book is about” book report? Here’s a fun variation to try: A book report sandwich. Preparing the...

5 stages of storytelling

5 stages of storytelling

READING A STORY CAN BE LIKENED to climbing a mountain. You start by getting familiar with your setting. Next you begin the long, steady climb, with all its zigs, zags, and...

Waiting for fruit

Waiting for fruit

My kids have come such a long way in their skills using WriteShop, but they still don’t enjoy writing. It’s still “work” to them, and they’d...

When writing efforts fizzle

My child is a high school freshman, and thus far, our homeschool experience has not gone well where writing is concerned. Every program we’ve tried seems to fall by the...

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