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

"My only regret is that I didn't start with Sonlight sooner! At least our youngest daughter, Haven Grace got to start Sonlight from the beginning with preschool."—Teresa S. of Allendale, MI What's more important to you in your homeschool? Finishing … Continue reading

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2 Keys for Homeschooling a Delayed or Struggling Reader

Micah is reading to his "friends" from one of the I Can Read It! books. 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 … 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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