Topical Index: Homeschool How-To’s

10 Fun Math Exercises from a BINGO Game
10 Ways to Ease into Homeschooling
10 Ways to Improve a Lesson
100-Grids and Flashcard Bingo
Activity Jar, The
Am I Doing Enough?
Are We Homeschooling or Schooling at Home?
Beanbags (No-Sew DIY)
Becoming a Successful and Proud Quitter
Bible Is Relevant to My Life Today?, The
Bottom 10 Worst Parts of Homeschooling
Building Blocks for Success in Math
Building Blocks for Success in Spelling
But Public School Is Free… Won’t Homeschooling Cost a Lot?
Color-Coding As a Learning Tool
Common Mistakes Made by New Homeschoolers
Curriculum Choices and Shoe Shopping, an Analogy
Freebie Magnets
From the Mailbox: Troublesome Students
Full-bodied Education: Mind, Body, & Spirit
Grammar with Giggles
Handwriting — Beginning Techniques
Help! My Student Finished the Book Too Fast!
Holiday Help
Holiday Survival Tips for Toxic Family Gatherings
Holidays Are Unit Studies — Learning During the Busy Season, The
Homeschool Gadgets: An Investment in Your Future or a Waste of Money?
Homeschool Success Story: Teaching a Fifth Grader to Read, A
Homeschool Summer Reading Activities
Homeschool Summer Scheduling
Homeschooling an Only Child
Homeschooling Failures I Have Known — and What Can Be Learned from Them
Homeschooling High School
Homeschooling Is Hard Work
Homeschooling the Neighborhood
Hopscotch–A Powerful Learning Game
How Can I Teach Out-of-the-Box Thinking?
How Did You Learn to Write?
How to Adapt Lessons to Fit Your Student’s Interests and Make Learning Come Alive
How to Encourage Learning
How to Teach Your Kids at Home Without Killing Yourself in the Process
I Give One Grade: 100% — But You Get to Keep Trying Until You Get It
Ideal Homeschool Atmosphere, The
If You Can Present Your Case with Facts and Logic and Without Whining, I Will Listen with an Open Mind
Involving Dads in Homeschooling
Kids Will Be Kids
Knowing How to Find the Answer Is the Same as Knowing the Answer
Learning to Walk — Seen as a New Lesson
Letter or Number Manipulatives (DIY)
Looking for the “Hard Part”
Map Puzzle
Mastery vs. Perfection
Math Measuring Tape
Meatball Education: Filling in the Potholes of Public School
Money Land Game
Moving Answer Worksheet, The
Mundanes, Too-days, and Woe-is-me-days
My Student Is Trying, but Just Not Learning as Expected
“Mystery Boxes” and the Scientific Method
Name This Figure, or Are There Really Any Wrong Answers?
Natural Science
New Approach to Spelling-Word Lists, A
Questions from a First-time Homeschooler
Patterns, Part 2 — Number Patterns
Pocket Chart (DIY)
Preschool Is Not Brain Surgery
Preschoolers’ Educational School-Time Activities
Reschedule, Refocus, Regroup
Sick Days, Snow Days, and Other Interruptions
Sidewalk Art
Social Skills — What Should I Teach My Preschooler?
Standardized Testing
Start with Reading, Handwriting, & Arithmetic, and Save the Rest for Later
StarWars Goes Homeschool
“Stealth Learning” Through Free Play
Sugar Cube Math
Sugar Cube Math, Part 2
Summer — A Help or a Hindrance?
Surviving the First Year of Homeschooling after Leaving Public School
Surviving the Mid-Year Slump
Tactile Card Holders, Version 1
Tactile Card Holders, Version 2
Tactile Learning Bag
Tactile Lessons from Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan
Teach Your Children the Art of Amusing Themselves
Teach Your Students to Teach Themselves
Teaching Decision-Making
Teaching Spelling (and Grammar) Through Reading and Listening
Teaching with Preschoolers Around… and Under… and on top… and Beside
Tests, Book Reports, and Other UN-necessities
Texture Dominoes
Things I Couldn’t Homeschool Without
Time for Kindergarten Round-Up?
Too Much, Too Fast = Burnout
Top 10 Homeschool Mommy Myths
Top 10 Things I Did NOT Need for Homeschooling
Top 10 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Began Homeschooling
Top 10 Ways to Salvage an Interrupted Day
Top 15 Mottoes to Get You Through Your First Homeschooling Year
Using Your Household Staff
Value of Supplemental Activities, The
Various Stages of Homeschooling, The
What About Writing Assignments?
What Didn’t Work for Today Can Be Changed for Tomorrow
What Made This a “Bad” Homeschool Day?
When Did I Become an Unschooler?
When Is Reading NOT Reading?
Where Do I Begin???
Who Wrote This “Rule Book” and Why Do I Think I Have to Follow It?
Why Does Math Class Take SO LONG?
Wikki Stix as Learning Tools
Your Children Will Not Always Be Like This