An overview of elementary level typing for children, learn with emily dot com

An Overview of Elementary Level Typing for Children

In today’s technologically advanced world, typing is a skill a child will need to be a successful in education and most careers. Back in my own educational experience, typing skills were an optional course first offered in junior high school. Anyone else remember a room full of typewriters? In today’s world, young children are exposed […]

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2018-2019 Elementary Level Homeschool Curriculum Picks for pre-k, k, 2nd, 4th, and 5th grades. Many picks appropriate for neurotypical children and level 1 autistic children. Learn with emily dot com.

2018-2019 Elementary Level Homeschool Curriculum Picks

It is that time of year. Summer is the perfect time to think about what worked and didn’t work the previous school year and make changes as needed. I love reading about what other bloggers select for their children in hopes of coming across a great curriculum I haven’t heard of or tried before. So, […]

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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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A Review of Cursive Handwriting Programs, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Cursive Handwriting Programs

Cursive handwriting is typically introduced in the 2nd-3rd grade levels. Although a child who cannot read or write cursive will be able to function overall in a print and computerized world, knowing cursive handwriting will be of benefit within certain activities. Note-taking activities are faster, and likely more accurate when an individual has a fluent […]

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