Learning Resources, Reading & Literacy

5 Assessments That Will Rock Your Entire Homeschool Curriculum

When you hear the term assessment in the general public it is often associated with the term standardized, which over the years has become quite the dirty word.  No student wants to think of themselves as 'standard'. No parents want their child judged solely on the results of a single morning's exam.  And, no teacher… Continue reading 5 Assessments That Will Rock Your Entire Homeschool Curriculum

homeschool, Learning Resources, Reading & Literacy

How To Teach Your Child to Read Without Stress

Over the summer I taught my five-year-old to read utilizing phonics.  Though I appreciate the expedient fluency that comes with reading with sight words, I believe every child should have a base knowledge of phonics before being taught solely to rely on memorization to read.  There is far more freedom in developing an understanding of… Continue reading How To Teach Your Child to Read Without Stress

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5 Must Read Real Life Supernatural Thrillers

I have officially started my third novel, that is yet again another memoir.  This one though has a twist, it's all about the spooky and supernatural adventures I have experienced.  I have been avoiding writing this story, but the need to tell it is so great that it has overpowered my muse and left me… Continue reading 5 Must Read Real Life Supernatural Thrillers