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Category: Homeschool Life

5 Things I Love About Homeschooling vs. Public Schooling (Shared by a Former Teacher)

5 Things I Love About Homeschooling vs. Public Schooling (Shared by a Former Teacher)

I get a lot of funny looks when I say I homeschool my son. However, those facial expressions change quickly to surprise when I mention I am a former elementary school teacher. So many people ask me “why I would want to homeschool my kids rather than send them to public school” among other questions. Normally, I give a quick run down of some brief reasons then go on my merry way. But as I sat down to think about it more, I was able to flesh out 5 things I LOVE about homeschooling that I (or my son) would never be able to get in a public school setting.

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3 Ways to Use Playdough for Math

3 Ways to Use Playdough for Math

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Baking with Math: Valentine’s Day Cookies

Baking with Math: Valentine’s Day Cookies

Baking, however, is not an activity that lacks educational potential. Math is everywhere in cooking, especially baking. Think about how many recipes call for a cup, half cup or quarter cup of one or two ingredients. This allows for a perfect opportunity to introduce fraction basics. Learning about fractions doesn’t normally start until second grade, however, kindergarten and first graders learn some very basic concepts that help build a foundation for later fraction exploration. So let’s dive in and find out how we can do this!

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A Day in the Life: Morning School Time

A Day in the Life: Morning School Time

A Day in the Life: Morning School Time Written by Amber Marie | January 29, 2018   Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commision if you click through and make a purchase. To read my full...

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Timing is Everything with Homeschool

Timing is Everything with Homeschool

With the start of the new year, my homeschool schedule, routine, or whatever you want to call it, was weighing on my mind. In the fall, my schedule was sporadic and I didn’t feel there was any structure to my homeschool day or week. Add in the disruptions of a toddler (see toddler tips), frustration began to set in and I felt I wasn’t getting anything done. I’m sure some of you can relate or are dealing with this right now.

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The Pitter Patter of Little Feet

The Pitter Patter of Little Feet

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Amber Marie

Welcome to my homeschooling blog. I’m a former educator turned homeschool mom. Homeschooling is a relatively new adventure for our family. Click my picture to learn more about my story and why I homeschool my family.

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