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Welcome to the first post in the Hands-On Learning series by Stef Layton. Do you have a hands-on learner? These posts will give you great insight, advice, and practical application tips. Enjoy! I so enjoyed the Homeschooling Today Facebook party last week and the opportunity to answer your hands-on questions. ...

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History—the word alone can cause dramatic reactions. For some it can cause eyes spontaneously to roll back and obscene snores to emanate from their mouths. Others can recite the entire lineage of Chinese imperial dogs and have the History Channel’s logo burned into the lower corner of their TV screen. ...

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We love to read books, but it’s not always easy for my hands-on learners. They want to jump into the story and create something. When we started to make maps their listening skills magically improved. Whether you’re reading an early reader book, Henry the Castaway, or an older reader book, Percy Jackson ...

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Get your chores done! Haven’t you finished that job yet? I thought I told you to clean your room! If I have to tell you one more time . . . ! Our nagging words don’t work, do they? They return void, unlike God’s words that accomplish His intended purpose ...

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The other day my son Samuel sat on the swings holding on to the sides and waited for me. I wanted to just get the dishes done. That was it. I stood at my sink with a pile of dishes waiting to be washed because my dishwasher has been broken ...

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The Gothic Period (1200 AD -1450 AD) Many young students, when hearing the term “Gothic,” think of a certain style of fiction art in desolate lands with macabre creatures and violent action. In truth, Gothic has a far nobler meaning especially when pertaining to art history. The Gothic style was best manifested ...

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