Category Archives: Curriculum

Selling the Homeschooling Books

Or, Jeanne Contemplates Empty Shelf Syndrome Last night I listed some of our homeschool books for sale. Some homeschoolers sell books throughout the years, but my homeschooling has been spread over children widely spaced in ages, so I was always … Continue reading

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Speaking at the 2013 VaHomeschoolers Conference — Postcript

Nick is at a university soccer camp this week, and I am catching up on all kinds of things — laundry, writing projects, evaluation letters, and blogging. It looks like my last post was just before the VaHomeschoolers Conference and Resource … Continue reading

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At TheHomeSchoolMom

Among my recent writing projects have been some new pieces over at TheHomeSchoolMom.com. Join me at THSM to read about using movies as part of a literature curriculum and creating and using a library of field guides — a great … Continue reading

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Boxes of Books

When last in South Hill, I packed up a couple more boxes of books to bring with us to the mountains. It’s always interesting to me what makes the cut. I have books in both places, but there is a … Continue reading

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Books to Homeschool With: The Story of Science

I enjoyed getting to hear author Joy Hakim speak at the VaHomeschoolers Conference in March 2011. Many homeschoolers know Hakim for her chronologically-arranged series of books The History of US, used widely by many homeschoolers to study United States history. … Continue reading

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