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Word Dynamo

Having a great vocabulary is a social indicator of a good education, so it’s no wonder homeschool parents in particular highlight the importance of it to their children. Up until recently, we relied on the good old dictionary to learn. This is not my son’s favorite activity. Luckily for us, it is now much more interesting for children to expand their vocabulary. Word Dynamo

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Word Walls

In our home, any space is up for grabs to further our learning goals. For a year now, I have maintained a word wall for my son. A word wall is an organized collection of words prominently displayed in the learning space. Its an interactive tool for inspiring reading and spelling learning. Word walls can help a child to recognize and spell words, recognize

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Raising Logophiles

A logophile is a lover of words. That’s me. Ever since I can remember, I have loved words. The sound, the definition, the length, the root etc. My bright eyed children, it seems, have inherited this love. Before he could form words my son would point to something and demand the word for it with a guttural ‘tgit!?’. When I hand my daughter something,

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