How to make your own Edmark style learning activities

How to Create Edmark Style Learning Activities

Edmark is a reading program that teaches children to read whole words. CLICK HERE to read my review of the Edmark reading program. Although I highly recommend Edmark and have used the program to teach children to read for more than 20 years. the cost can be prohibitive to homeschoolers or parents trying to supplement […]

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Homeschool Preschool Curriculum and Resources

Although pre-schoolers probably do not need school time or a curriculum, when they see older siblings with school work they may become interested in their own. One of my own pre-schoolers demanded to get school work too. Although most of her time is spent playing (as I feel it should), I have learning activities prepared […]

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Homeschool Math Assessment Options

When teaching children, it is important to regularly assess their skills to determine if the child understands the concepts being taught and practiced. As many math skills build on previous learning, any deficits will result in difficulty learning more complex concepts and procedures. Although school districts complete standardized testing to determine overall effectiveness of programs, […]

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a review of evan-moor's reading comprehension fundamentals, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Evan-Moor’s Reading Comprehension Fundamentals

I have been a fan of Evan Moor e-books for a while. I have used their geography, science, history pockets, daily math practice, and daily reading comprehension practice books for years. Most of these books are available for individual grade level content. Evan Moor released a new book this year called “Reading Comprehension Fundamentals” and […]

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A comparison of Brave Writer and Writing with Ease, learn with emily dot com

A Comparison of Brave Writer and Writing with Ease

Writing with Ease has been my favorite elementary writing curriculum for the past few years. I recently started looking into other writing curriculum options for my upcoming 4th grader. Brave Writer is also a popular option for some homeschooling families. This article compares and contrasts basic components and philosophies of the Writing with Ease curriculum […]

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Free Homeschool Curriculum Sources, learn with emily dot com

Free Homeschool Curriculum Sources

As many families approach the possibility of homeschooling, curriculum costs may become a concern. There is a huge range of prices for various competing programs. It can get expensive, especially when one of those high priced curriculums turns out to be a poor fit for a specific child. Although I definitely feel like a high […]

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A Review of Brave Writer's The Writer's Jungle, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Brave Writer’s The Writer’s Jungle

Brave Writer is a company that produces Language Arts Curriculum. I have frequently heard of Brave Writer and seen it recommended as a writing curriculum in homeschooling groups. Although I have been very happy with the Writing with Ease¬†curriculum and highly recommend it, I have been looking at other writing curriculum option to use for […]

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