January 23, 2022

Misconceptions about homeschooling

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by Kathy Kuhl What misconceptions keep parents from enjoying homeschool: a customized education for their kids and teens with ADHD and other learning challenges? (From a recent talk for CHADD of Northern Virginia/Washington DC. Resources for the curious are below.) The other day, my neighbor told me she is so glad her four girls are […]

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January 07, 2022

Shaping homeschool for dyslexic students

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by Kathy Kuhl      This week, a mother wrote: Hi Kathy, I am homeschooling my five kids. We have found out that our oldest (9 years old) has dyslexia. And I have realized that I have also have dyslexia. I have been doing the Barton tutoring with him. Which has helped a ton! But […]

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December 08, 2021

New free math materials from Chris Woodin

by Kathy Kuhl   Christopher Woodin recently sent me great news. “I recently completed a comprehensive Gen Ed. Primary Numeracy program. You will like it. It parallels my work with Nessy. Check it out.” And it’s free! Who is Christopher Woodin? Mr. Woodin is one of my best sources of help for students who struggle with […]

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December 02, 2021

Parenting and Disabilities: review of book by Stephanie O. Hubach

Book cover: Parenting and Disabilities

Review by Kathy Kuhl    Feeling weary? When you raise a child with special needs, you enter a lifetime of giving. If you’re not careful, it can become a burnt-out life. That’s why I recommend a short new book. To help you replenish your soul as you raise kids with challenges, Stephanie O. Hubach has […]

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November 05, 2021

Movie explains the Homeschool Revolution: Schoolhouse Rocked

by Kathy Kuhl    What’s happening in education? The new film, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution examines the burgeoning movement. Homeschooling is growing. It transforms learning and enriches families. Explore its different faces and advantages through this documentary. The film opens virtually Friday, November 12. Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution will help your friends and family, too. It’s […]

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August 19, 2021

Digital pens–help for students who learn differently

By Kathy Kuhl       If your student struggles to take notes, do you know the best tools to help him or her succeed? I bought my son a smart pen years ago, and it helped. But the technology has changed and improved. The best way I’ve found to keep up with all kinds […]

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April 08, 2021

Distractible and Dyslexic? Help from Carol Barnier

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By Kathy Kuhl           Know anyone who is both distractible and dyslexic? I do, and I love to find ways to help them. Carol Barnier is a friend who shares my passion for helping these students. She is an author, speaker, and homeschool veteran. I love her humor, compassion, practicality, and […]

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April 01, 2021

Homeschooling Preschoolers with Learning Challenges: Review of The Homegrown Preschooler

Homeschooling preschoolers

Review by Kathy Kuhl of The Homegrown Preschooler by Kathy Lee Eggers and Lesli Richards When I first saw The Homegrown Preschooler materials, I wanted to play with them! Authors Kathy Lee, Lesli Richards, and I were speaking at a homeschool convention. At their booth, they offered engaging activities for young children. As I flipped […]

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January 22, 2021

Maximizing online learning for distracted students

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by Kathy Kuhl     If your child had trouble focusing in a classroom, how much more are they distracted with online learning? These days, everyone’s more distracted. Stress does that. And everyone is spending more time online, even homeschoolers. (We homeschoolers used to say, “The world is our classroom,” but we are constrained, too.) […]

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December 31, 2020

What’s helping parents: homeschool stories

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by Kathy Kuhl     Stories matter. As I talk with you, hearing your homeschool stories is my privilege. I’d love to sit with you and find out how you’re doing. These are not easy times to help students who learn differently. A part of my story is that I’m home, instead of meeting you […]

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