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How to Write a College Admissions Essay

The test scores are final, the grade point averages calculated, and the recommendations gathered, you’ve already worked so hard, and...

The Importance of Effective Communication at Every Age

Effective communication is a necessary and beneficial skill at every age. We’ve all felt the helplessness and frustration of a crying infant. Diapers are changed, peek-a-boo ensues, and an offering...

How to Teach Writing in Your Homeschool

Of all the worries and concerns homeschooling parents hold, writing seems to top the list along with math. Composing written work seems to be such a mysterious process, and most...
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How to Get Your Kids Writing? Make it Meaningful

Quick question, how many book reports have you written as an adult? Zero? Strange, because in fourth-grade, book reports seemed...
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How to Help Your Struggling Learner to Get Grammar

There are many reasons your homeschooler may struggle with grammar and writing. Perhaps they have been diagnosed with dyslexia or...
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What to Look For in a Homeschool Grammar Program

In the world of language and writing, many terms get thrown around almost interchangeably. Homeschool moms search for everything from...
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3 Steps to Winning Writing and Finishing Strong

The world often thinks of homeschool parents as teachers, but a more likely analogy would be that of a coach....
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How to Make the Five-Paragraph Essay Simple for Your Homeschooler

Bring up the idea of a five-paragraph essay, and you’ll likely get moans and groans from parents and kids. It’s...
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How to Prepare for Reading and Writing on the SAT

Homeschoolers are in a precarious position when it comes to standardized testing. We typically don’t find it to be an...
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How to Use Technology to Improve Your Homeschooler’s Writing

Whether you love it or hate it, technology is front and center in our modern lives. At times the intrusion...