Category Archives: Grade Levels

Grade level posts, including elementary, high school, etc.

5 Principles for a Peaceful Preschool at Home

"Many people ask me what our younger kids do while I am working with our two older boys. Since the preschool 4/5 program can be done in short segments throughout the day, Lydia (4) enjoys the individual attention over shared books and … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Create a Culture of Learning for Your Preschooler at Home

When you have a preschooler, you begin to worry about when and how to start teaching them. As parents, we have the amazing responsibility to create an environment that helps our children grow.  Luckily, a preschool education at home makes … Continue reading

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Failing Preschool: An Early Education Trend That Crushes Kids

"My daughter failed kindergarten because she wouldn't sit still." These words from a mom who wrote me recently were just another confirmation of the unrealistic (and unhealthy!) expectations for American kindergarten. Young children are born to explore, interact, and discover. … Continue reading

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Practical Ways to Help Students Enjoy Poetry

Enjoy these practical ways to help your student (from preschool through high school!) enjoy poetry. Continue reading

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2022 Sonlight Scholarship Winners Announced

Yes...you can homeschool through high school! Meet this year's bright, accomplished, servant-hearted Sonlight Scholarship winners. These exceptional Sonlight-educated students are poised to make a difference in the world. As the winners of our annual Sonlight scholarship competition, they have each been awarded $20,000, … Continue reading

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Teaching Young Children How to Listen to Read-Alouds

While many children seem to naturally understand the skills that go along with listening to stories, it is not a skill that all children intuitively learn. Since Sonlight is a literature-rich program, developing listening skills is as important as developing … Continue reading

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Sonlight Scholarship Winners: Where Are They Now?

Last month, we highlighted recent Sonlight Scholarship winners. There were so many success stories we decided to feature a second group of these incredible young adults. Since 1990, Sonlight has been blessed to be a significant part of the educational … Continue reading

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