the homeschool room
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the homeschool room

It’s butter yellow. With a great big red industrial light smack dab in the middle of the room. A desk on the side for moi and a slide-out drawer for oft-used printer (love love love having the printer beside me). Can we say Latin pop quizzes? On-line printables? And stuff I print during morning studies … Continue reading

Homeschooling Teenagers
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Homeschooling Teenagers

Devise a plan for engaging emotional challenges with your teens.  Teresa Wiedrick You know why? So you’re not just reacting. Not that I would know what I’m talking about… (PS I’m in the thick of this myself, so I may or may not be researching, devising, experimenting, and experimenting again, with these strategies.) These thoughts can … Continue reading

Supporting New Homeschooling Families with Teenagers
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Supporting New Homeschooling Families with Teenagers

Assume that your teens’ aptitudes and curiosities have purpose and long-term value. Teresa Wiedrick We haven’t done what everyone else has done so far, so we’re not going to start now. (Stuff parents of teenagers say…) Here’s what I’ve learned about helping homeschool teenagers: Be super flexible. Teenagers want to be separate from you, so … Continue reading

Advice for New Home Learners
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Advice for New Home Learners

We are not trying to create a school in our homes. Homes are not schools. Teresa Wiedrick Where are you at in your new home learning journey? Ready to send the kids on the big yellow school bus? Oh WAIT, there is no yellow school bus. I feel you. Whether you’ve chosen homeschooling, had a … Continue reading

Tips for New Home Learners
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Tips for New Home Learners

You’ve sampled the homeschool world and now you’re looking to choose it for yourself. I’ll help you to turn this challenge into a mostly charmed reality. You’ve got this! Teresa Wiedrick, Homeschool Coach You might not have had two years to plan like I did. You might be feeling forced to choose between homeschooling and … Continue reading

education: an act of discovery
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education: an act of discovery

One thing I’ve spent my last decade doing, unintentionally, is studying learning. When you’re trying to encourage learning, whether it be numerical literacy or scientific discovery, you quickly learn that everyone is learning differently, that each child doesn’t have the same interests, and that each child wasn’t placed on this earth for the same purposes, … Continue reading