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5 Best Grammar Tools That Will Make Your Writing Flawless [Guest Post]

5 Best Grammar Tools That Will Make Your Writing FlawlessEnglish writing is one of the toughest assignments for a homeschool student. Even if they grew up speaking English, students find it hard to write a flawless piece of literature. A strong command of English language in not only speaking but also writing portrays understanding, intelligence and a sense of class.

Whether you child is writing a 500-word essay, short story, book or a blog post, the content is judged based on good grammar. For this reason, there is a growing number of grammar tools that can help writers in preparing their content. Below are some of the most powerful tools used by many authors, students, and professors. Continue Reading →

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3 Easy DIY Crafts for Homeschooling Children with Special Needs [Guest Post]

DIY Crafts for Homeschooling Children with Special Needs
If you have a special needs child that you homeschool, there’s a good chance you’re often looking for new ideas for crafts to delight and entertain them while helping them develop skills. Of course, it will depend on your child’s abilities/disabilities when it comes to what they can work on, but you should have a good feel for what both you and they will be comfortable with. Now that spring is here, I thought it might be fun to focus on some thematic activities. Continue Reading →

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A Powerful Influence on Children and Young Adults: Museums Shape Futures [Guest Post]

A Powerful Influence on Children and Young Adults: Museums Shape FuturesIf you ask a child if they want to visit a museum, you might be met with an incredulous look. Without having experienced the wonder of a museum, kids may be inclined to think that it would be a boring experience. After a great trip to any museum, though, kids are often inspired, excited, and passionate about a subject that they never knew they were interested in. That’s the power that museums hold to transform perspectives and shape futures. Continue Reading →

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Family Safety And Technology: The Best Tools To Keep Your Family From Harm [Guest Post]

Family Safety ToolsIf you’re a parent, keeping your family safe is likely the top priority throughout the year. It can be increasingly difficult to do that, however, as your kids get older and more independent. Even when children are young, it’s hard to keep tabs on them every minute of the day; anyone with a toddler knows how lightning-quick they are.

The good news is that there are tools you can use to keep everyone as safe as possible when they aren’t within your eye-line, no matter what age they are. Technology is really a parent’s best friend, so use it to your advantage. While some of the gadgets on the market are a little expensive, they’re worth the price if they can give you peace of mind. Here are some of the best gadgets and apps. Continue Reading →

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Roadschooling with Technology

Roadschooling with TechnologyMy wife (Melinda) and I decided to hit the road full time with our four children almost a year ago. We had been homeschooling since our first was school age, but we knew that life on the road would make it a requirement. Because we travel all over the country, We were excited for our children to not only learn about the US but to experience it. Obviously, our homeschool looks different than most. The biggest difference is that we don’t want to be on the road full time and just sit in the RV doing school work. Our goal is to make our experiences a major part of how our children are learning. Plus, we have to be creative with how we do education with limited space in our motorhome. We aren’t able to stockpile curriculum or spread our children out all over the house to do their bookwork. Because of this, we use technology regularly to supplement their education.
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