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Mastery vs Completion: Working to Finish or Working to Learn?

What's more important to you in your homeschool? Finishing the curriculum or mastering the concepts? Checking the boxes or seeing your kids make mental connections? When I considered my goals for my homeschool, it decided I wanted to prioritize mastery … Continue reading

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2 Keys for Homeschooling a Delayed or Struggling Reader

One of the greatest benefits of homeschooling is that kids can learn at their own pace. Those who excel in a subject can move ahead at breakneck speed, while those who struggle can slow things down to a manageable pace. … Continue reading

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7 Q&As for Homeschooling the Advanced Reader

Some children are advanced readers who excel at reading. Either they read naturally without a lot of instruction, or they learn it effortlessly after a few lessons and quickly zoom way ahead of grade level. If you have an advanced … Continue reading

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When Rigorous Isn't Better for Your Homeschool

He looked up at me with tears streaming down his face. He threw his pencil on the table in frustration. He had been trying, but it just wasn’t working. He was done, and I was done. We were both defeated. … Continue reading

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When Your Child Works Too Fast and Learns Nothing

I have this little problem. Maybe it’s called a compulsion? Whatever label you choose, I can’t help myself. I hate to double back. I like to get somewhere by the shortest possible way. If I have to go out of … Continue reading

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