Getting Your Kids to Read

A couple of months ago I wrote a post about the Read Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease. I hope you have had a chance to take a look at this excellent resource. Now that it’s August, I am looking at what we will use for school this year. I have consulted several other resources similar […]

What I’ve Been Reading

My husband and children often tease me about how many books I have out from the library (sometimes over 100!). They also find it strange that I am usually reading several books at the same time. But that doesn’t really seem all that odd to me. After all, when I was in college, taking several […]

You Can Do It!

Last week I had meetings all week. In Iowa, one of the assessment options for homeschoolers is to work with a supervising teacher. Since I was a licensed teacher in Ohio back in the 80’s I was able to obtain a substitute teacher’s license when we moved to Iowa. This allows me to act as […]

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