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Website Maintenance 5/20-5/21

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Website Maintenance 5/20-5/21

Website Maintenance 5/20-5/21

Our websites will be undergoing maintenance this weekend, from approximately 8PM PDT on Saturday, 5/20 thru 6AM PDT on Sunday, 5/21 and will not be available. Our curriculum, however, will remain online, should you need to access curriculum during this maintenance window, please use this temporary login page:  http://gsn.interactivephp.com.…

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Summertime and the Learning is Easy!

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Summertime and the Learning is Easy!

Summertime and the Learning is Easy!

Summertime is all about going to the beach, camping in the mountains, or visiting grandparents and it’s also a great time for online learning! Sharpen Learning skills – Does your student need to brush up on math before moving on to algebra in the fall?  Has English grammar and usage always been difficult for your son or daughter?  Signing up …

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Bullet Journaling for the Homeschool Mom

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Bullet Journaling for the Homeschool Mom

Bullet Journaling for the Homeschool Mom

Have you heard of bullet journaling? It’s a not-so-new fad in personal journaling. The idea is to implement a simple system of symbols and methods in order to streamline your tasks, lists, diaries, notes, goals, and other things we scribble on paper or digitally. Once you grasp the suggested symbols and methods, you’re good to go. How does this help …

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Eclectic Homeschooling

Posted by on Jan 21, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Eclectic Homeschooling

Eclectic Homeschooling

What I mean when I say this is my method for schooling my kids?  Essentially it is the practice of schooling by use of several tools, styles, publishers, curriculum, methods, etc.  I’m not a one-size-fits-all kind of a gal. I can’t simply settle on one pre-fabricated curriculum.  The eclectic approach is the easiest method to individualize in order to tailor …

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Keeping Time

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Keeping Time

Keeping Time

What are the benefits of having a regular, consistent start time for beginning school each day? Teaching your kids to avoid procrastination. Having to be ready for school at a certain time will encourage your kids to get themselves ready in the morning without dawdling and complaints. Avoiding the delays that encourage busy moms to put off school. Without a …

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16 Homeschool Hacks

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 16 Homeschool Hacks

16 Homeschool Hacks

– Make close friends with the local librarian – they know a lot and are huge helpers! Make close friends with strategic people at the local university – again, they know a lot, have loads of resources and are huge helpers. Dig into the resources available especially found at universities that offer teaching degrees. They often have a curriculum library …

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Last Minute Educational Gifts for Christmas

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Last Minute Educational Gifts for Christmas

Last Minute Educational Gifts for Christmas

When you ask my kids what they’ve added to their Christmas wish list, it always includes a low-budget crafty kit they saw in the stores, a Lego set or two, a gift certificate to their favorite store and whatever tiny toy is the hot item for the year. These are all fun and the kids always love them, but sometimes …

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The Beauty of a Homeschool Schedule

Posted by on Dec 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Beauty of a Homeschool Schedule

The Beauty of a Homeschool Schedule

Last year—and all my past homeschooling years—looked tremendously different from this one.  Because this year I’m on a schedule! I have actually planned out 15 weeks of lessons, including page numbers and skill lessons. But I haven’t decided if I like it yet or not. We are one week in at this point, and our first week was already bombarded …

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Homeschool Schedule: 5 Benefits of Starting at the Same Time Each Day

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Homeschool Schedule: 5 Benefits of Starting at the Same Time Each Day

Homeschool Schedule: 5 Benefits of Starting at the Same Time Each Day

What are the benefits of having a regular, consistent homeschool schedule each day? Teaching your kids to avoid procrastination. Having to be ready for school at a certain time will encourage your kids to get themselves ready in the morning without dawdling and complaints. Avoiding the delays that encourage busy moms to put off school. Without a set start …

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United Digital Learning: An Online Public School Alternative

Posted by on Aug 20, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on United Digital Learning: An Online Public School Alternative

United Digital Learning: An Online Public School Alternative

As we help families navigate the jungle of online learning options, these questions comes up fairly often – “How are you different from an online public school?” If you find yourself wondering the same thing, hopefully the following will provide some clarity. United Digital Learning is the best online public school alternative option because we offer CURRICULUM CHOICES. When you …

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