New Writing Program from IEW

If you have a child that struggles with writing but like rules and order, this is a program worth checking out.

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Homeschooling Your Special Needs Child

Homeschooling has become a haven for kids the traditional school system has failed in some way. Listen to this podcast about homeschooling your special needs child.

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Homeschooling Kids who are Wired Differently

The Homeschooling Saints Podcast is a wonderful resource for Catholic homeschoolers. Check out Episode 9 on Homeschooling Kids Who Are Wired Differently.   Episode 9: Homeschooling Kids Who Are Wired Differently Your child may be a very early reader, deeply focused on creative pursuits, and incredibly interesting as a human being—but what happens when that …

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Appreciating our Neurodiverse Children

Our traditional school system spends a great deal of time trying to fit square pegs into round holes. Thankfully, in recent years, there has started to be a greater appreciation and respect for those whose brains seem to be wired a bit differently. Yet, there is still much work to be done. One of the …

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Learning to Cope with Learning Challenges

I had been teaching my nine-year-old son for three years, and we began having difficulties in math and some other areas of responsibility. A passionate teacher, I know that when someone is “not getting it” it’s usually because you’re not communicating it well, but our daily struggles were still irritating, and our relationship had become …

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How to Help Your Child Cope with Stress

What is Stress? When we think of stress we might think of the pressures of adult living – the pile of work that needs to get accomplished before an unrealistic deadline, struggling to pay too many bills with too little money, or stretching ourselves too thin as we care for the needs of others. If …

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When You Need Help Homeschooling

In its early days (1970s-1980s), modern homeschooling was often a complete rejection of traditional school. Homeschooling parents, many of whom had to fly under the radar, truly embraced learning at home and had a fierce independent streak. They encouraged other parents to believe that they had the knowledge, tools, and love to educate their own …

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Are You Homeschooling a Child who is “Differently Wired?”

Do you have a child who is “differently wired?” Perhaps he or she has an official diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, learning disability, giftedness, difficulty with executive function, sensory processing disorder, etc., or maybe you simply know that your child is different without seeking an official diagnosis. In either case, Differently Wired: Raising …

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Research Study for Homeschooling Parents of Twice-Exceptional Children

Homeschooling Gifted and Twice-exceptional Children Study ·       Are you, or have you been, a homeschooling parent with a gifted or twice-exceptional child? ·       Have you had at least two years’ experience homeschooling? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you may be eligible to participate in a research study. The purpose of this …

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Do You Need to Rethink School?

Susan Wise Bauer is a work in progress, just like the rest of us. The author of The Well-Trained Mind and the Story of the World series can sometimes come across as super-intelligent (which she is) and having it way more together than the rest of us making our way through the daily challenges of …

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