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Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you do. We are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Richard Bach    

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Mardel Christian & Educational Supply
Mardel stores average 30,000 square feet of retail space and stock over 40,000 items. These items include: Bibles, books, music, gifts, children's, office supplies, and educational materials. Mardel stocks a large selection of homeschooling materials, workbooks, and supplies.
IXL Math Curriculum
IXL.com
IXL provides comprehensive math practice for K-12.
Structured homeschooling gets an A+
A new study from Concordia University and Mount Allison University has found that homeschooling -- as long as it's structured or follows a curriculum -- can provide kids with an academic edge. "Structured homeschooling may offer opportunities for academic performance beyond those typically experienced in public schools," says first author Sandra Martin-Chang, a professor in the Concordia Department of Education, noting this is among the first nonpartisan studies to investigate home education versus public schooling.
Teaching Poetry: Subject by Subject
Sonya Shafer
Over-analysis and examination steals all the joy from the beautiful words from good poetry. Charlotte Mason’s approach is vastly different. Good poetry reaches the heart in a way few other words can. It’s amazing how deeply a well-crafted phrase from a thoughtful poem can shape our lives! As Charlotte said, “Poetry is a criticism of life; so it is, both a criticism and an inspiration; and most of us carry in our minds tags of verse which shape our conduct more than we know”. We are doing our children a great service when we nourish their minds and equip their hearts with good poetry. Here’s how.
Buying Used Curriculum
Barb Shelton
A look at some of the reason not to buy used curriculum. What and where you purchase your curriculum (and any other homeschool-related books) will have a much greater impact on the homeschool market than it would in any other only because of how small this market is.

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