The Difference Between Parts-to-Whole and Whole-to-parts Learning

Have you ever heard of “whole-to-parts" or “parts-to-whole” learning? These are two different methods of teaching. They occur in math, language arts, science, and other curriculums. However, programs often don’t advertise which method they use. And the truth is, your child may learn better with one method than the other. Knowing how to spot the difference may be a big help...

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Autism and Facial Expressions

Homeschooling your autistic child can mean you need to teach things that are not in the typical school curriculum. Autistic children often struggle with recognizing facial expressions and body language. You can help your child by playing games with them where you practice these skills.

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Things Autism Parents Understand

Do you have an autistic child? If so, your parenting experience may be different than your peers. I’m not talking about the missed milestones or serious struggles you may have. I mean, there are some weird things about raising these kids. Today I’m going to point out a few. Todays’ post is for the autism moms who understand what I’m...

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Leaving The House On Time!

Does your child have no idea when to start getting ready to leave the house? Do they wonder why you wake them up a whole hour before they have to be someplace?

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Getting Organized: Family Calendar

Having a calendar for our family has been a staple of our homeschooling. My children take comfort in being able to go to the calendar and look for themselves to see what events we have coming up. Over the years we have had a few different systems. I think I found the right combination for this year!

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