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Enjoy this weekend’s inspiring homeschool links:
- Am I qualified to homeschool my child with special needs? :: From contributor Shawna Wingert of Not the Former Things
- Learn math without fear :: Stanford News
- Good days and good days :: A Thomas Jefferson Education (Much needed encouragement!)
- Why sleeping may be more important than studying :: KQED
- The Soul of Discipline :: A FREE video series from the author of Simplicity Parenting (A book that’s beyond fabulous!)
What we’re reading this week:
- Jamie, Age 39:
- Trishna, Age 12:
- Jonathan & Elijah, Ages 11 & 10:
Featured sponsors this week:
Have you ever taken a peek at All About Reading or All About Spelling?
These popular homeschooling programs provide “open and go” lesson plans that are multi-sensory and based on the Orton-Gillingham approach, a method that has transformed language arts for many homeschool families.
If you’re new to homeschooling, I’d definitely recommend you check out Oak Meadow. In our early years it gave me a flexible blueprint for our learning days while I was figuring this new lifestyle out!
Their curricula goes from PreK-12th grade, with an optional accredited distance school to join.
“We must be careful not to discourage our twelve-year-olds by making them waste the best years of their lives preparing for examinations.”
~ Freeman Dyson