Homeschooling

Stone Soup Magazine
April 2018

A Brief History of the Vietnam War Note: This is background history for people reading the story My Country and the Way to America written by a child who...

I have a reluctant writer at home. My son, a fifth grader whom I homeschool, is very curious and very inquisitive in an understated way. When we take trips to...

I remember as a young writer in grammar school having to come up with my own ideas and topics to write about. In the 1980’s, this may have been a typical...

Does your gifted child or a classroom child react negatively to sensory stimulus? Instead of seeing the sensory quirks as a negative aspect of life, there are...

I never want to know ahead of time which kids are “those” kids. When I walk into a classroom, ready to teach a unit on art, I don’t want to know which kid is...

Developing the Elements of a Story, Part 3 I can’t even count how many times I have read Thomas’s Christmas Delivery or Little Bear’s New Friend.  My children...

Developing the Elements of a Story, Part 2 I can’t even count how many times I have read Thomas’s Christmas Delivery or Little Bear’s New Friend.  My children...

Developing the Elements of a Story, Part 1 I can’t even count how many times I’ve read Thomas’s Christmas Delivery or Little Bear’s New Friend.  My children...

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I get tired of reading the same old stories, with the same old archetypal characters and plots.  The predictability of...

Let’s face it. Writing is fun. It’s the revising we avoid.  When we first write, our pen goes wherever our ideas lead; we create characters and situations,...