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Sabrina Khan

After years of homeschooling, I’m still discovering new planning methods and styles for teaching my kids at home. I’ve come to understand that there is no “right” way to homeschool. The same can be said about your homeschool planner – there is no “right” planner. A homeschool planner that works best for you might not work for someone else. It all comes down to what you need, how you’re planning to use it, and what planning options you want to have available to you.
Whether you’re using it to plan the weekly lesson or help your kids keep …

Sabrina Khan

Did you know that a pencil grip is one of the most important skills a child can learn for writing? Poor pencil grip can cause many problems, such as hand pain and poor handwriting. But fortunately, there are simple exercises that parents can do with their children to improve their grip.
What Is a Pencil Grip and Why Is It Important for Writing
A pencil grip is a way a person holds a pencil when writing. Many people use a tripod grip when the thumb, index finger, and middle finger hold the pencil. This grip is the most common and is used to control the pencil’s movement.
A pencil grip is important for writing …

Sabrina Khan

Blooket is an online gaming platform that can be applied in classrooms and homeschool classes by designing word trivia and review games, vocabulary sets, and other gaming options for educational purposes.
Blooket Play provides a variety of online educational games that homeschool students can use in between lessons when they learn something new.
The platform is free to use and a great tool for homeschool teachers to prepare their educational material. Alternatively, they can select from the available materials provided by the platform and use them to teach and engage students.
How Does Blooket Play Work

Sabrina Khan

We all know reading is great for everyone at any age, but what are the true plus sides of reading to your child from birth?
Whilst reading might seem a mundane task to some; it is paramount to any child’s development. It improves their speech skills, understanding of emotions, and concentration abilities, and overall enhances their chances of success in life. Read on for more detail about the benefits of reading to your child from day one.
Develop Their Concentration and Focusing Abilities
Reading is a great way of getting your child to focus, as they concentrate on a new story or maybe just an interesting picture…

Sabrina Khan

Famous author John Steinbeck once said, “…to find out where you are going; you must know where you are”. Sometimes, finding out where we are and coming to terms with it is the most challenging part of creating a pathway that leads to a goal. This same concept applies to children and their learning path in genuinely reading and comprehending writing. Whether you are a homeschool parent or a teacher in the public school system, the…

Sabrina Khan

Homeschooling and distance learning has become much more normal. Parents worldwide have turned to online education and homeschooling as a means to keep their families safe from Covid. As a result, the distance learning door has been opened and will never again be closed. Education has been forever changed, and now, learning from a computer is a primary source through which students receive information and guided education. “Homeschooling” and “Distance Learning” these words are not uncommon in our vocabulary since 2020. But what is the difference? And is one better than the other?
Homeschool vs. Distance …

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One of the biggest perks of homeschooling children is the freedom of taking learning to an entirely different level. Working in public education, there are so many hoops to jump through to take kids somewhere that is FREE. It almost isn’t even worth it. However, when you can plan virtual field trips or authentic field trips for your children or just a handful in a homeschooling group, almost anything is possible. If you are new to this field trip planning stuff, we have certainly got you covered! Here, we have put together a few tips and tricks on planning a homeschool field trip so it can go as smoothly as possible.
Steps to…

Sabrina Khan

Yes, handwriting is still a thing in a world dominated by technology. Handwriting is essential as a form of communication and crucial for young kids to develop fine motor skills. Teaching handwriting skills starts in early childhood, and although most children learn handwriting at school, the parent’s guidance and the writing tools can help. Here is everything you need to know about how to teach handwriting to your child.
Every Child is Unique
Not all children learn the same things at the same age. Some are more inclined to physical activity or spatial exercises. This only shows that every child is unique and has …

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Homeschooling can not happen without a suitable homeschool curriculum. However, there are a few things to consider before making this important and costly homeschool investment.
Homeschool parents can get recommendations from homeschool support groups and their local schools to find the best homeschool curriculum for their kids.
In this article, you will find homeschool curriculum reviews of some of the most popular homeschooling courses in 2022….

Sabrina Khan

New York City is one of the most exciting and most visited places in the United States. With its sky-high towers, multi-cultural experiences, and many museums, it is easy to see why. One of the best things about New York is the state itself but also the many surrounding areas. They offer a wealth of valuable experiences. Kids can explore the visual arts, various types of day camps, science programs, and cultures from around the world. Living in this area gives homeschool families many day trips to explore the art of learning. Below you will find our 10 favorite New…