Diana's Homeschool Blog

Welcome to my homeschool blog, which offers insights into loving learning, loving your family, loving history, loving homeschooling, and enjoying your life! With your cup of coffee in hand, take a break to laugh with me, to have your heart refreshed, to be reminded of how cool your kids really are, and to consider the amazing adventure of being a homeschool mom. AND, if you are interested in the History Revealed curriculum, be sure to check out my Teaching Tips!

Move It or Lose It

Move It or Lose It
In this final article on Learning Modalities—visual, auditory, and kinesthetic (three routes by which new information can be received by our brains)—it's important to note that we can use any or all of these approaches. However, when things are difficult to learn, one particular approach will be easier for an individual. Discovering which one ...
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Did You Hear That?

Did You Hear That?
Before we get started, remember that this information is to give us insight when our kids struggle to learn, AND to remind us that our kids (and spouse) may approach things quite differently than we do!In the past 2 weeks, we have looked at the significant impact of Learning Modalities—visual, auditory, and kinesthetic (three routes by which new in...
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The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It
We started last week on a short series about Learning Modalities—visual, auditory, and kinesthetic—three routes by which new information can be received by our brains. Though we may use any of these different routes, it is helpful to know that there will always be one that is easiest for our own brain. And, when a student is struggling to learn som...
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The Route to Your Brain

The Route to Your Brain
Different Kinds of LearnersWhen it comes to learning, we all know that there are differences. Some seem to learn easily in school (straight "A" students), while others tend to fail. Some seem naturally "bookish," while others prefer to be doing an activity. Some enjoy a quiet environment for study, while others thrive in an environment of noise and...
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Wearing 2 Hats as a Homeschool Mom

Wearing 2 Hats as a Homeschool Mom
Homeschool moms play two major roles for their children:Parent. . .and. . .TeacherLearning how to wear both hats at once takes experience and thought!ParentingParenting changes your life. For years, it will require every bit of heart, every brain cell, and much of your energy. Here are two foundational elements to consider that may help.First. it t...
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