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The Unexpected Education I’m Getting While Homeschooling

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It’s allowed my son to blossom and thrive, and being able to watch his learning processes

I’m also learning things I don’t think I was ever even taught in school, and

This might be my favorite part of homeschooling, to be honest

” The lower el curriculum is, for lack of a better word, pretty magical

They also have to practice the presentations they’ll give to the child, and know the material

For science, we started with the Big Bang and the birth of the universe, so I read

Was the reading directly applied to homeschool? No, but it gave me a better idea of the

I’m sure I learned about them, but I don’t think I paid much attention

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Then there’s history…this is a big one, and I am constantly reading and learning more

Ronald Takaki’s A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America is a layered, fascinating look at

For language arts and reading, I’ve read things like Wexler’s The Knowledge Gap and Dehaene’

A diverse and inclusive educational approach is important to me, and Liz Kleinrock’s Start Here, Start

For homeschooling in particular I also love Raising Free People, by Akilah S

We’re weekly fixtures at our two local libraries, and it’s been eye-opening to see how

As my son goes down rabbit holes and pursues things during homeschooling that he finds fascinating, as

history, world history, nature, geography, and science fiction and fantasy

As someone who always thought I wasn’t much of a history fan, it’s turned out

It’s reminded me to never write off a subject because you think you’re not “good

But what I didn’t expect was the education it would give me, as well

history, and this post on the best science books of all time