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Creative Learning Experiences

Worksheets are often boring, I do know this, so my goal is always to use them as a guide for the discussion and learning process and not to require page after page of writing. Elisha (our oldest) has autism and has always struggled with putting pen to paper due to a combination of muscle fatigue (diagnosed by an orthopaedic specialist) and sensory issues (diagnosed by two different occupational therapists). For these and other reasons, we are always looking for creative learning experiences that don’t require putting pen to paper. Creative learning experiences can often be found by thinking outside the box …

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Making School Fun

I will be the first to admit that school is not always fun. Sometimes the things we are learning are hard for me to teach and sometimes things are hard for the kids to learn. Since I really want my kids to enjoy learning, I work hard at making school fun or at least as enjoyable as possible (sometimes that is SO hard, trust me). When you are home learning or in any learning environment, one of the biggest obstacles to overcome or compensate for is the variety of learning styles. Everyone has their own “way” that they learn best …

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A New Year Of Home Learning

It is hard to get into a routine after you have taken a break from formal home learning. We are slowly getting back into the swing of things now after our busy Christmas break. Welcome to an exciting new year of home learning! Bible For Bible today we discussed Proverbs 15:1. Download a pdf of the memory verse poster here – – >View on Store Math Math is currently being taught via videos on Khan Academy and worksheets from a paid subscription @ The Math Worksheet Site. When I first sat down this morning to que up the video for today, …

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History Backwards

It is my pleasure to have a guest post today from Michelle Miller at Truth Quest History. How is it possible that all those years I sat in school as a Christian girl—even when in Christian school—it never occurred to me that I had it backwards?! I seemed to be doing the right thing; my teachers were pleased and grades were good. Yes, I was going with the program. Day after day, year after year in my history classes, I learned of famous people and their deeds. So did you, most likely. We may not remember the details now, but …

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A Trip Across Canada – Prince Edward Island

If you are just joining us now, may I suggest that you visit these pages first –> A Trip Across Canada – Introduction To Our Unit Study – Week 1 A Trip Across Canada – General Overview 0f Canada – Week 2 A Trip Across Canada – British Columbia – Week 3 A Trip Across Canada – Alberta – Week 4 A Trip Across Canada – Saskatchewan – Week 5 A Trip Across Canada – Manitoba – Week 6 A Trip Across Canada – Ontario – Week 7 A Trip Across Canada – Quebec – Week 8 A Trip Across …

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A Trip Across Canada – New Brunswick

If you are just joining us now, may I suggest that you visit these pages first –> A Trip Across Canada – Introduction To Our Unit Study – Week 1 A Trip Across Canada – General Overview 0f Canada – Week 2 A Trip Across Canada – British Columbia – Week 3 A Trip Across Canada – Alberta – Week 4 A Trip Across Canada – Saskatchewan – Week 5 A Trip Across Canada – Manitoba – Week 6 A Trip Across Canada – Ontario – Week 7 A Trip Across Canada – Quebec – Week 8 A Trip Across …

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A Trip Across Canada – Nova Scotia

If you are just joining us now, may I suggest that you visit these pages first –> A Trip Across Canada – Introduction To Our Unit Study – Week 1 A Trip Across Canada – General Overview 0f Canada – Week 2 A Trip Across Canada – British Columbia – Week 3 A Trip Across Canada – Alberta – Week 4 A Trip Across Canada – Saskatchewan – Week 5 A Trip Across Canada – Manitoba – Week 6 A Trip Across Canada – Ontario – Week 7 A Trip Across Canada – Quebec – Week 8 A Trip Across …

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A Trip Across Canada – Newfoundland & Labrador

If you are just joining us now, may I suggest that you visit these pages first –> A Trip Across Canada – Introduction To Our Unit Study – Week 1 A Trip Across Canada – General Overview 0f Canada – Week 2 A Trip Across Canada – British Columbia – Week 3 A Trip Across Canada – Alberta – Week 4 A Trip Across Canada – Saskatchewan – Week 5 A Trip Across Canada – Manitoba – Week 6 A Trip Across Canada – Ontario – Week 7 A Trip Across Canada – Quebec – Week 8 A Trip Across …

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