By Listening We Help Children Learn
By simply listening, a mother helps her child learn. As parents, we’re eager to contribute to our children’s education. But at one time or another, we all feel frustrated by our inability to teach or explain something. I’ve often felt these frustrations were misguided. According to research with 4- and 5-year-olds conducted by Bethany Rittle-Johnson, […]
Is Time4Learning a Complete Curriculum?
I get this question all the time. I’ve asked Kelly, a homeschool mother of six to share her views. Take it away Kelly: I would be cautious about a curriculum that promised to be all that your child will ever need. My children are each very different so I treat each one appropriately. As an […]
Reading Skills: Phonics
Learning to read is an exciting time for children and their families. However, many parents can’t realize that these emerging literacy skills don’t come as second nature and that learning to read is not automatic. Regardless of family background, many children need help. The Reading Skills Pyramid is a helpful resource for parents. It illustrates […]
A Homeschool Challenge We Can All Relate To
Did you know that more than 4% of K-12 students in the U.S. are now being homeschooled? One of the primary challenges for these homeschooling families is one that all parents can relate to: Which curriculum, or school, is best for my child? And which teaching approach, or supplement, will be the most successful? Many […]