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Picta Dicta Vocabulary Builder Review

We are currently taking the second year of Latin, so I was intrigued by the description of the Picta Dicta Vocabulary Builder, an online course from Roman Roads Media. I was grateful to have the chance to review this product with my three high school boys (10th and 11th grades).

Geared towards junior high, high school, and college-age students, this program uses pictures, audio pronunciations, definitions, and more to help your student learn Latin vocabulary. It focuses on verbs, nouns, adjectives, and prepositions used in everyday life. Continue reading Picta Dicta Vocabulary Builder Review

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What Will It Cost to Homeschool Your Child?

What will it cost to homeschool your child? The cost of homeschooling your child can vary greatly with each family. It all depends on what method you choose to use, the grade level of your child, and how much information you can provide on your own when it comes to the lesson plans. Continue reading What Will It Cost to Homeschool Your Child?

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Persuasive Writing & Classical Rhetoric Review

My oldest son wants to be a writer. There are many different types of writing that he will need to learn. The question has been, how to find the high school writing curriculum he needs? I was excited when I found out I would be reviewing a course by Silverdale Press LLC. Persuasive Writing & Classical Rhetoric: Practicing the Habits of Great Writers is a 36-week writing course for high school. Continue reading Persuasive Writing & Classical Rhetoric Review

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Homeschool Socialization for Your Kids

The dreaded “S” word. When you tell someone you homeschool your kids, often the first question is, “But how do they get socialization?” I know we had family and friends ask this when we first started our homeschooling journey. How can you have homeschool socialization? Continue reading Homeschool Socialization for Your Kids

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Tips for Raising an Early Reader

You want the best start for your child. Frederick Douglass is quoted as saying, “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” How true. Reading can bring so many possibilities. You can learn new things or travel to faraway places. Here are some tips for raising an early reader. Continue reading Tips for Raising an Early Reader

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2018 SchoolhouseTeachers.com Review

This year I became a member of The Old Schoolhouse Homeschool Review Crew. This is very exciting for me. I was a subscriber to their magazine (before it went digital) and also subscribed to their SchoolhouseTeachers.com website. We look forward to being able to review different homeschool products throughout the year and being able to share the reviews with you.  Continue reading 2018 SchoolhouseTeachers.com Review

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13 Different Methods of Homeschooling

If you are planning on homeschooling your child, you will need to learn the many styles of homeschooling that’s available so that you can decide which would work best for your family. The top 5 today are Classical, Eclectic, Charlotte Mason, Unit Studies, and Unschooling. Continue reading 13 Different Methods of Homeschooling

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A “Normal” Homeschool Day

Would you like a glimpse into a day of a homeschooling family?

I put normal in quotes because with homeschooling, you never really have a “normal” day. We are a little over 3 weeks into our current school year. The boys are in 9th (A & J) and 10th (S) grades. Continue reading A “Normal” Homeschool Day

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