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Effective STEM Projects and Lessons for Kids

Effective How To STEM Projects Your Kids Will Love

*This post may contain affiliate links to products we use in our homeschool. For full details, please see our disclosure statement. We are living in a time where STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education is gaining in popularity. Many exciting and innovative career choices will centre around STEM subject areas which, as homeschoolers, we have an […]

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Adapting Homeschool Schedules

Adopting Year Round Homeschooling, New Curriculum and Loving It

*This post contains affiliate links to products I use in our homeschool, see disclosure policy for full details. We have often kept up some sort of study throughout summer.  We are a family who embraces learning as a way of life v.s. something more institutional and dry.  Not to mention we live in Canada, so […]

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Homeschool Middle School and High School

Homeschooling Middle School and High School

Ever feel like you have just got this homeschooling thing on a roll and then all of a sudden it is time to change things up again? You have finally found your rhythm and groove with your toddlers, 1st grade, 3rd grade, 5th grade, and 8th grade kiddos; then spring comes, homeschool conferences start up and […]

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How I Teach Crtiical Thinking

How I Teach Critical Thinking in Our Homeschool

      Critical Thinking is an essential part of learning.  In order for us to be resilient and successful in life we need to be able to gather facts, process through them, know if we require any more information or help, and then make a decision to move forward. Learning how to “Think it Through” […]

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Hands on Nature study with butterflies

Butterflies…Our Hands on Nature Study!

This spring we decided to order 2 butterfly rearing kits.  Seeing as this was our first time ever doing this I ordered 2 rearing kits as we were told usually only half of the larvae will be successful in becoming butterflies.  We received 13 larvae, 7  in one container and 6 in the other.  We […]

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