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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A review of elementary history curricula, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Elementary History Curricula

History was a subject I always struggled with and hated in school. When I started homeschooling, I came across the Story of the World history curriculum and have been using that from the beginning. During the 2017 fall semester, I also tried out the History Odyssey Curriculum. This article reviews my experiences with both Elementary […]

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Support a Child in Potty Training: Toilet Training Tips for children with and without sensory sensitivities, learn with emily dot com

Support a Child in Potty Training: Toilet Training Tips for Children With and Without Sensory Sensitivities

Most typically developing children are ready and able to potty train sometime between 2 1/2 and 3 years of age. If you wait until a child is ready, they will likely potty train themselves over a few days. This has been my experience with most of my own children. There are things you can do […]

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