Here is a sample of our homeschool day. Our study took on a life of its own going in several unplanned directions (lessons running a muck is norm for us).
Category: Writing to Learn
Packed with everything you need in a writing handbook. Writing, reading, and additional study skills are combined in the best comprehensive writing manuals ever! The fundamental principals of writing are explained throughout for quick reference. Some of the topics covered are: writing paragraphs, poetry , punctuation, spelling, and more with sections on logic, book review, [...]
Do your children have email accounts? I created Google email accounts (free safe Gmail’s plus-addressing) for my boys so I could email educational game links to their laptop computers. I didn’t realize how motivating email would be. They began writing letters to their father, grand parents, brothers and sisters. Writing and receiving emails makes learning [...]
I was excited as soon as I saw the words “A Family Writing Lifestyle.” Mary Ann shares valuable insights not only about writing itself, but about passing on the gift of written expression as a family tradition. What a gift to pass on to your children —the ability to capture insights, record memories, and relate [...]
One of the best ways for a student to understand a topic is to write about it.
Students must comprehend the material, restructure the new information, and then share their new understanding. Writing to learn is much more than an accumulation of report writing; it helps students think and learn carefully and completely.
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