September 08, 2023

Nature journals for your out-of-the-box learners

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By Kathy Kuhl     Nature journals can give your homeschool just the boost you need. When children keep nature journals, they become more observant. It’s perfect to start anytime and continue whenever you go outdoors or travel–even travel down the street. And it’s easier than it sounds, thanks to some great tools. What are […]

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December 28, 2022

Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids: Book review

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by Kathy Kuhl     When I saw that Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids, Eliza Huie’s newest book, had come out this year, I was delighted to see this short, helpful book for parents. This experienced counselor packs a lot of information in a very short book. Eliza Huie takes a broad view of the child: […]

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October 28, 2022

New course equips parents to homeschool distractible, impulsive kids

by Kathy Kuhl     Homeschooling a child who struggles to focus? A very impulsive teen? A child who cannot sit still? Homeschooling with ADHD or other attention issues isn’t easy, but it can be easier with the new course I launched October 28.   

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August 09, 2022

Demystifying Math Word Problems: Book Review

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By Kathy Kuhl, a preview of Math Word Problems from Literature Word problems should be the most practical part of math. They should answer the perennial question, “What good is this?” Yet they are often the most hated math. Why? Students don’t know how to solve them. So Denise Gaskins has written an expanded and updated […]

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March 10, 2022

Math teaching strategies that work: Marilyn Zecher’s Multisensory Math

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by Kathy Kuhl     As I teach parents how to teach math better, I’ve wished everyone could learn from the expert who taught me Multisensory math, Marilyn Zecher. And you can! Marilyn has offers recorded webinars and workshops teaching her Multisensory Math Approach. It’s easy to create a free account there and have a […]

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February 03, 2022

Homeschooling: Good for students with attention challenges

by Kathy Kuhl   Can homeschool benefit kids with learning and attention challenges such as ADHD? Can parents successfully homeschool students with attention challenges? In this workshop, I say “Yes” and explain. Know someone asking these questions? Send them here, please. I love to help families weigh the pros and cons. They can even download […]

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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. Link to the talk and resources for the curious are below.) The other day, my neighbor told me she is so […]

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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

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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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