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Don't Worry, Be Happy | HSLDA Blog

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

I didn’t get your note until 10.45, to be precise. Don’t be precise—and don’t worry. As helpful advice goes, some people might find it pretty encouraging, but that advice would never fly with me, as I derive great satisfaction from being precise. I recently read through an interesting—albeit rather technical—book, and one sentence leapt out […]

Ready Writing Resources

Many homeschooled students can be advanced in certain subjects. Because college-bound students can only count the history, English, or elective courses taken during the four years of high school, parents can use the 7-9th grade years to hone teen writing and composition skills. Whether homeschooling parents are veteran writers looking for teaching tools or novices feeling […]

Phonics Again

When I first thought about teaching my oldest child to read, I was filled with much excitement and, I will admit, a little nervousness. After all, reading is so important to future learning, not to mention lifelong enrichment. I wondered if everything would go well.  My mother-in-law had successfully homeschooled her children and taught them […]