Spelling doesn’t have to be a monotonous chore. It’s simply allowing your students to create a relationship with the words. One of the best ways to do this is to have them interact with each word using their senses. Here is a list of 50 sensory spelling activities for kids to try.
I have been reading Know and Tell the Art of Narration by Karen Glass and have been challenged to really make an effort in the area of comprehension and narration in our homeschool this year.
Today I’m sharing one of my favorite aspects of a Charlotte Mason education: Copywork. This understated and simple, learning tool packs quite a punch when it comes to what it is capable of accomplishing for a child’s education.
Happy 2018! I guess this means January is here, Christmas break is over, and it’s time to bring a little more structure and purposeful learning to our home school day. Not to say we haven’t been learning…
My freshman year of college I had to take an academic seminar which was basically a how-to-do-college course. Most of it was pretty common sense and should go without saying like keep track of your assignments, do your homework, turn in your homework… go to class…things of that nature.
Charlotte Mason, an early educator from the early 1900’s, had a unique outlook on the education of children. She claimed that the foundation for knowledge didn’t begin in the classroom, but rather in the teaching of good habits at home (the top three being: attention, truthfulness, and obedience).