December 10 2009 Homeschooling Newsletter
This week we have a special guest article by author Marilyn Rockett. She is the author of the newest book for BellaOnline Book Clubs- "Homeschooling at the Speed of Life". The Book Club link for this Homeschooling must read is here: http://www.bellaonline.com/misc/bookclub/
Check out the article below, with some wonderful tips on seasonal stress and homeschooling during the holidays:
Holidays, Homeschooling and Less Stress!
How does less stress sound to you this holiday season? Well, that is exactly what you will experience after reading guest author Marilyn Rockett's article "STRESSLESS Holidays". Plus we will be featuring her book "Homeschooling at the Speed of Life" as our book club title!
Starting January 2010 I will have book club chats, ideas, thoughts from Marilyn herself and much more! Please join in and order your book today.
There are other new articles this week as well. If you are planning on a Poetry unit you will want to read "Poetry Basics and Lesson Ideas" here:
Perhaps you are working on an explorers unit in 2010. Read about Lewis and Clark, with unit study ideas and more.
Snow is the latest news in many parts of the country (except here in sunny Florida!) Capitalize on this winter wonderland by completing a snow experiment on density or teaching some fun "snow science".
Don't forget to visit the forum for Homeschooling at
This week we have a few new forum posts on tracking Santa and a free teachers guide for the PBS show "Design Squad". Stop by and visit today!
I hope this week's newsletter finds you sipping cocoa and enjoying festive homeschooling activities. Email me with any ideas you have, as well as questions or concerns. I love hearing from readers!
Alissa Moy, Homeschooling Editor
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