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Homeschool Lessons Using Hyperdocs: Ideas and Examples

If there’s one thing homeschool parents desire and appreciate in a homeschool curriculum, it’s adaptability and versatility to meet the diverse needs of learners. Hyperdocs can do just that, offering flexibility, ease of use, and customization options for homeschoolers. These free digital tools can be used with a variety of age groups, can complement existing curricula, […]

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Read Stories For Learning & Avoid Dull Textbooks

During our family’s time homeschooling, regular trips to the library were among our favorite activities. The kiddos would each return home with an armful of books spanning topics from A to Z. While some were purely for entertainment, others helped to build knowledge about the world. They learned content in all the major subjects without

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Glencoe Science Units

Glencoe Science Modules covering topics in Life Science, Earth Science, Physics, and Chemistry. Besides the primary topics, each title includes a science skills handbook with explanation of the scientific method, try-at-home labs, and math skills review. Glencoe Science Modules: The Nature of Matter: Atoms, elements, compounds and mixtures; states, properties and changes of matter; the

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Buggin’ Out

For budding entomologists and nature detectives, these free insect lesson plans and investigations help take the learning outside:  Field Guides: Essential for comparing illustrations with actual crawlies and flying beasties discovered, and for learning fast facts. Here are a couple you can download for free: Orkin Guide: Has color photos and basic information on common

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