Why I Love Copywork and Why You Should Too!

  I found this definition of copywork from a website (www.homefires.com) under their “Dictionary of Homeschool Terminology for the Totally Confused” This technique is used to help students learn to write from the initial skill Read More …

How to Write an Essay: IEW High School Essay Intensive – A Review

The dreaded high school essay….remember that? Ugg.  That’s how most people feel about writing an essay.  Well, it doesn’t have to be hard. For years we’ve been using Institute for Excellence in Writing with our Read More …

Popcorn + Spelling = FREE

Did you know that October is National Popcorn Month? (yes…popcorn) Anyway, I just saw a really cool FREEBIE that I wanted to make sure you knew about! Marie Ripple over at All About Spelling is Read More …

HELP I’m an Essentials Parent!

  **Check out our Essentials Resource Packet now available in our store!  Description at end of this post!!** Sign up for Essentials they said…it will be fun they said….  Ever feel like you just don’t Read More …

Writing & Researching

  For those who don’t know, I’m the Essentials tutor at our Classical Conversations community.  (It’s a Language Arts program)   Anyway, right now we are working on a big research paper about a famous Read More …

My Favorite Spelling Program

Okay, so I am exhausted and don’t have the energy to express my love for this program as I should… but let me just say that I am so glad that SPELLING is one thing Read More …