Reading Critically

Two concerns that every home-school parent should address in the area of literature are that 1) children must be exposed to a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction, and 2) they must learn to analyze and evaluate whatever they hear or read. Activities that require children to draw conclusions and support their opinions will make …

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Baby-Steps Toward Independence

Originally Published: May/June 2006 Are you eager for your children to be able to work independently? Most of us juggle so many responsibilities that it’s impossible to direct our kids all the time. We may sometimes supplement with software, videos, books on tape—anything they can do alone. Happily, there are also activities that will train …

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