Teaching Outside the Box: An Interview with Alicia Snyder | Homeschool Helpers

Alicia Snyder is a Special Education Paraeducator, LRE. She works at Horace Mann Dual Language Magnet school, which teaches students in both English and Spanish. Alicia reads, writes, and speaks Spanish fluently. HSLDA: Alicia, what was your childhood homeschool experience like? What’s your best experience from it? Alicia Snyder: My childhood homeschool experience was full […]

Back to School Vignettes | HSLDA Blog

Back-to-School Vignettes

A vignette is a “brief description, account, or episode.” Otherwise known as “bite-sized blogging as the school year ramps back up.” I’m always reluctant to leave summer behind and get back into the demands of a falltime schedule. Every August, I hold out for the latest start date possible. Darren can’t wait for the new […]

Beauty and Barbarism | HSLDA Blog

Beauty and Barbarism

It is no secret that I am a firm believer in the importance of efficiency. I am a great advocate of the notion that a straight line is the shortest distance between two points, and my life tends to reflect that philosophy. I try to streamline my habits, and those of the general household, for […]

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