Favorite Fall Field Trips for Elementary Students

Fall is my favorite season. Oh, sure, I love the warm summer days hanging out in the pool, but there is just something about fall. Maybe it’s the snuggly sweaters and scarves, or maybe all the yummy hearty meals, but I think my most favorite part of all is the little creation-inspired seasonal treats and… 

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When the Learning Isn’t Delightful

  As a delight-directed homeschooler, I love taking topics in which my student shows an interest and working with him to research and discover more.  I love showing him how to learn – not just what he “needs” to learn. I love watching as that discovery learning can lead to new explorations. I also try… 

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Planning Delight Directed

The new school year will officially be starting soon. As September approaches, I know many homeschoolers will be getting their lesson plans ready, but what about delight-directed homeschoolers? Is it even possible to plan in a delight-directed homeschool? I think there is a lot of confusion between unschooling and delight-directed homeschooling, so I want to… 

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A Frugal, Delight-Directed, Homeschool Kindergarten

I recently was asked about inexpensive and free homeschool kindergarten curricula from a sweet mom of a special needs student. Today I’m sharing with you the advice I gave to her, and if anyone would like to add or share encouragement, I know there are readers who would be blessed; just leave a comment at… 

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An Intro to Our Delight Directed Homeschool

In our case, the delight directed homeschooling method chose us, we didn’t choose (well, certainly I didn’t choose) it. But I love it. It has become more than just our homeschooling style; it’s become our  lifestyle. I would hazard a guess that this is the most widely varied homeschooling style because it is so individualized–but… 

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