Tag Archives: Elementary
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.
“A Time for Phonics” is a book that includes the first ten steps of comprehensive phonics that teaches reading, writing, spelling skills and builds vocabulary. This system is based on the power of neuroplasticity to build “phonemic decoding skills” in a fun way using a whiteboard and no boring memorization drills. “A Time for Phonics Photo Flashcards” coincides with the ten steps and they have amazing color photos and every word can be “sounded out.” “Math Made Fun Through Playing Cards” is a unique set of playing cards that is designed to reinforce odd and even perception, eliminates confusion between 6 and 9 numerals, enhances computational skills and improves working memory. Math skills can be greatly enhanced through various activities. Algebra can even be clearly explained and practiced using these unique cards.
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.
National Geographic is a huge website! It would take a person a long time to go through the whole thing. Take the time to teach your student how to use this website. It is well worth your time, especially for the photographs. For instance, search on volcanoes. This is a wonderful website for for unit studies and research projects.