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American History Picture Books – Bright Ideas Press

4 Don't Miss History Books

Are you looking for some quality picture books to add to your American History studies? I shared four of my favorites over on the Bright Ideas Press blog. Stop by to see which American History picture books will be a great part of your study of the Great Depression, immigration and more! 4 Don’t Miss (continue reading…)

My Little Red Schoolhouse (almost) Little Free Library

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When I discovered the Little Free Library movement I thought they were so cute and such a great idea. If you aren’t familiar with them, they are small libraries people put in their yard where they can share books with their neighbors. People borrow a book and return it when they are done. Anyone who (continue reading…)

Sallie’s Stack – 12.1.14

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  Food For Thought Man With Rare Condition Flies All The Way To Australia To Meet A 2-Year-Old With The Same Syndrome To Sleep, Perchance to Clean – Study reveals brain ‘takes out the trash’ while we sleep Americans Think School is for Socializing Books to Read – Christmas Books by Grace Livingston Hill If (continue reading…)

Sallie’s Stack – 11.25.14

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  Food For Thought Kids Haven’t Changed; Kindergarten Has Homeschooling Held Hostage 7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders Books to Read – Minecraft! Caroline absolutely loves Minecraft! Here are some books I found while perusing the options online. Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection Ultimate Book of Secrets for Minecraft: Unbelievable (continue reading…)

Sallie’s Stack – 11.22.14

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Food For Thought The Myth of the Reluctant Learner Homework: An unnecessary evil? … Surprising findings from new research Isle of Sark: Europe’s Last Feudal State Books to Read – Kindle ebooks for 99 cents! The Berenstain Bears Thanksgiving Blessings Children’s Book: Being Thankful!: Thanksgiving Stories for Children & Thanksgiving Jokes for Kids Thanksgiving Stories (continue reading…)

Sallie’s Stack – 11.18.14

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  Food For Thought My Top 50 Favorite Posts About Interest-Led Learning, Unschooling or Self-Directed Learning H.U.G. – The Transformation of U.S. Grant it’s a wrap! (and a homeschool beginning) Books to Read Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with the Natural World Educating the WholeHearted Child — Third (continue reading…)

Sallie’s Stack – 11.15.14

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Food For Thought The Clutter Culture from UCLA Magazine Gus the Truck: A Metaphor for an Outdated Education System from Education Week Driven to succeed: How we’re depriving teens of a sense of purpose from Stanford Graduate School of Education Books to Read Cranberry Thanksgiving The Story of the Pilgrims The Night Before Thanksgiving Things (continue reading…)

Sallie’s Stack – 11.13.14

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  Food For Thought Children of Civil War Veterans Still Walk Among Us, 150 Years After the War from National Geographic Typewriters are back, and we have Edward Snowden to thank from The Washington Post Live Like Mr. Darcy In The Massive Estate That Inspired Jane Austen’s “Pride And Prejudice” and Fiona Bruce’s Britain: Wentworth (continue reading…)

103 Ways to Learn from Experienced Homeschoolers

103 Ways to Learn from Experienced Homeschoolers

Do you ever wish you could pick the brain of experienced homeschoolers? Do you long for a better support network as you navigate your homeschooling journey? I’ve been there. I don’t have much of a homeschool support network in real life. I don’t really have the capability to travel to homeschool conventions. But I have (continue reading…)