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Jennifer Lovemore

Creative Teaching Methods without Using Textbooks

Are you tired of spending all day with books, trying to push more information into your child’s overstuffed brain? Do you want to keep your child’s love for learning alive, or revive that love? Are you tired of textbooks and looking for some creative teaching methods? Let’s…

How to Teach Using Incidental Learning

There are two ways to learn new things – deliberately or incidentally. Studying a specific topic is deliberate learning. Memorising times tables, historical dates, or scientific formulas are also deliberate learning. Deliberate learning is important for memorising important facts and information but it is not the only way…

4 Steps to Teaching Kids to Read

How am I ever going to teach my kids to read? I worried over this question a lot. I didn’t know where to start and I wondered whether I’d be able to do it. Looking back, it’s way easier than I thought.  I should have stressed…

How to Deal with Learning Gaps

A common fear homeschoolers have is that they are not teaching their kids enough, that they’re going to create huge gaps in their learning. The fear of learning gaps can keep you enslaved to a school model, scope-and-sequence curriculum that satisfies national standards instead of being free…

How to Homeschool Multiple Kids at Once

Let’s be honest, homeschooling multiple kids can make you feel like you’re losing your mind. At least, that’s how I felt a lot of the time – and I suspect I’m not alone! It’s challenging – you’re juggling multiple personalities, learning styles, subjects, and…

4 Steps to Stress-free Homeschool Planning

Homeschool planning can be a huge source of anxiety. Some people are great planners and get their lives organized down to the last minute detail. I was never like that. I struggled to think one day ahead, never mind a whole month or year! (I did get better with time…