"Writing is easy.  All you have to do is cross out the wrong words."

A visit to the Little House on the Prairie Homestead in De Smet, SD

Little House on the Prairie Homestead in De Smet, South Dakota

By Mary | August 18, 2020

Weeeeeee! What a fun day we had in De Smet. This place is the perfect place for a travelschooling adventure and I am SO excited to start writing the unit on it, but in the mean time let me tell you about De Smet and the homestead site. First of all De Smet is a…

How to teach homeschool spelling

How to Teach Homeschool Spelling

By Mary | July 21, 2020

This one is easy: Don’t. You heard me correctly.  Don’t teach homeschool spelling.  Well, not as an independent subject at least.  All my kids are excellent writers and I gave up spelling lists within the first couple weeks of homeschooling.  There are several reasons for this: Spelling programs are, as a whole, BORING to teach.…

How to Teach Homeschool Reading and Writing
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