One of the things we choose to use in our homeschool to improve handwriting, spelling, learn use of punctuation & other grammar skills is copywork. Over the years we’ve pulled copywork from the books we’ve been reading, various curriculum, and quotes that really strike a cord with us. There are those days, though, when I totally forget what I’m doing and don’t remember to
Junior Undiscovered Mathematical Prodigies We have 20 pages left of JUMP at Home Math 5 and I wanted to share our experience with you. Both of our boys used Miquon for the first three years of math. For our youngest son, 4th grade was a combination of several math programs. Everything we tried just didn’t seem to click. And then I heard about JUMP Math.
Boys are curious creatures if you ask me. One day I think I’ve got mothering boys down, and the next day I realize I have no clue! They want different things than girls – they need different things than girls. One thing I’ve seen in both of my boys, as compared to my daughter, is the need for independence. They both want to do things