The Importance of Summer Reading Programs

Summer reading programs are SO important. Here's a few reasons why you should consider having your kids participate in a summer reading program.

We all know how important reading is for our kids. Children who are good readers typically do better in school. Reading helps kid become fluent, independent readers.  Reading opens up learning opportunities, helps kids to develop empathy, opens the door for new ideas, and encourages a good imagination. This is why summer reading is so important!

Make Summer Learning Happen!

It is summertime for most of us. The books are closed, and summer break is here! As homeschoolers, we have the luxury of understanding that learning can happen anytime, even during the summer. But, what does summer learning look like? Whatever you want it too! There are many ways to let the learning continue throughout the summer.

How to Organize a Homeschool Portfolio

Whether or not your state requires homeschool assessment it is a good idea to keep a record of your child’s schoolwork each year. One way to do this is by keeping a portfolio. Homeschool portfolios can be as in depth or simple as you want to make them.

Guide To Attending a Homeschool Expo

Have you stayed away from the Homeschool Expo just because of the magnitude of it all?  Looking at the listing of workshops or a peak into the exhibit hall can give you a deer in the headlights look!  Where do you start?

Science Supersite for all Homeschoolers

This is one of the true supersites for education.  Take the time to learn how to use this site, you will be very impressed.

http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/ Providing a wealth of lessons, tools, and resources for K-12 science educators, Science NetLinks is your guide to meaningful standards-based Internet experiences for students.


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