Posted by Julie Simmons

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Doug Smith reviews a a selection of e-readers in this video from Charlotte Mason. From sleek Apple products to the popular Amazon Kindle, he covers them all and offers thoughts on which might be best for you. The Different Kindles Available Kindle Main Page

Follow the link for an informative page reviewing and comparing the different types of Kindle available and which might work best for homeschool.

Here’s how Kindle can be a great asset to your homeschool!

Example: Mystery of History Creation to Resurrection Many homeschool moms like to unbind homeschool curriculum like this Mystery of History and put it in a 3-ring binder for easy access.  I did this with all my Konos volumes and it makes them so much easier to use! 1. Many curricula have worksheets or coloring pages, or notebooking pages included that are to be copied for each of your students. It is so much easier to…

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There is so much free information for homeschoolers on the internet. The following links are to top Squidoo Lenses on education or homeschool.  They all offer helpful information. I especially like the Shakespeare one and the Timelines one. Shakespeare for Children I was always looking for Shakespeare resources for my children that would help us understand and enjoy the bard’s work. You might enjoy this lense for the Shakespeare help it offers. Timelines for Homeschool…

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If you have a large family, organization and shortcuts are a necessity whether you homeschool or not. What if you could learn great ideas and  BIG family tips that can help you  do a better job and accomplish more with less energy? This brand new book from Vision Forum looks like a helpful book for large families.   Large Family Logistics.  A “How To” Guide to Managing a Busy Household This is an energy-saving resource guide…

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This month’s Best Homeschool Buys at The Old Schoolhouse Magazine: TOS is  offering a two-year, print subscription and a FREE limited edition, cranberry and cream, Homeschooling with Heart tote bag.  Plus, subscribers will receive the Fall 2010 Issue and a new downloadable book, Cranberry Christmas. All of this for just $19.95. From now through October 2 2010, you can receive a beautiful Homeschooling with Heart tote bag with a 2-year subscription (new or renewal) to…

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A Short List of Pros of Homeschooling: (There are many more) -Fosters family closeness and good relationships between siblings -Enables students to pursue studies of a wide range of topics that may be outside the range of a traditional school’s scope and sequence -Homeschooling can offer extremely individualized education. -Homeschooling keeps families together instead of family members going off in different directions. Homeschooling usually prevents peer pressure issues that often have such negative effects on…

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By Julie Simmons Avoid Homeschool Burnout… I’ve heard it said that if you are new to homeschooling, and you haven’t felt like crying several times in the first few weeks, then you are not really homeschooling. We feel the full impact of our own character flaws as well as the faults in our children.  Part of homeschooling is developing patience. Now is the time to adjust, to find better ways of doing things that aren’t…

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Download Free Unit Study today: Where Unit Studies and Lapbooks Come Together Easy . . . Innovative . . . Effective . . . Free Sample: A FREE download of Autumn Treasures is now available! The Old Schoolhouse® and Amanda Bennett have been working hard to create a new and innovative homeschooling product–one that seamlessly blends the unit study concept and lapbooking fun into one great adventure. Spice up your homeschool with sweet apple cider,…

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