Tag Archive: homeschooling

How to Homeschool a Child with Dyslexia – 5 Things to Keep in Mind When they have an Emotional Breakdown

I titled this article “How to Homeschool a Child with Dyslexia” but let me give a disclaimer.     The purpose of this article is not to tell you how to successfully homeschool  your child, although I can (and sometimes…
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On the Beaten Path Part 1: Helping your Struggling Readers Hear Beginning Sounds

There is a little phrase about going “off the beaten path” that I have heard my entire life. It means to try something different. Don’t keep doing the same old thing. Recently as I was talking with another homeschooling mom,…
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Strengthen Cognitive Skills the Fun Way

This post contains affiliate links. Learn more here. There are 26 letters in the English alphabet. Right?   But how many unique speech sounds (phonemes) do those 26 letters make? Answer: 44 And how many unique letters or combination of…
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5 Signs Your Preschooler May Have Learning Differences and What You Can Do to Help

This post contains affiliate links. Learn more here. This week, I was one of the teachers in our church’s 3-5 year old class. Another teacher was engaging a four year old as he played with some building blocks. I noticed how…
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Handling Homophones: How to teach “there, their and they’re” to struggling spellers

Homophones can be tricky for any writer, but for some dyslexic kids they can seem impossible to get right. Another problem is that spell check doesn’t always help where homophones are concerned, especially on platforms like Facebook. Add to that the…
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