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GIVEAWAY – All About Learning Press $50 Gift Certificate

In my house spelling and grammar are important subjects.  We’re not of the mindset that ‘everything you need to know about spelling you can find on spellcheck.’ I don’t want my children relying on a computer’s auto-correct any more than I want … Continue reading

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Balancing All About Spelling and All About Reading With Multiple Children

My recent posts about my current “homeschooling-rut” have been therapeutic for me to write.  I’m still searching for a better math fit and I’m steadily working my way out of my current sense of homeschool-ennui.  In writing these posts I realized … Continue reading

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Spelling Power!

As you can see from Mira’s cheesy, infectious grin- she was pretty darn excited to complete level 3 of All About Spelling.  I’ve blogged a bit about our progress with AAS and you can see those posts here.  If you haven’t heard … Continue reading

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The Simple Joy of a Curriculum That Fits

I love curriculum.  Yes, LOVE it.  I wake up on the morning of a used-curriculum sale or homeschooling convention much like a child on Christmas day.  My mind is abuzz with the limitless possibilities and resources at my disposal and filled with a delicious curiosity for … Continue reading

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A Day’s Lesson With All About Spelling

Since my last post on All About Spelling I’ve had a few emails asking how I implement an actual AAS lesson.  One reader even said that “all those tiles made the program look a bit intimidating”. So last week I … Continue reading

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All About Spelling with NEW Magnet Board!

Mira started Level 2 of All About Spelling earlier this month and we couldn’t be happier with the program so far.  With the guidance of this curriculum Mira now spells confidently and boldly.  Sure, she may make a mistake- like today she … Continue reading

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Pudding Bags

I started Mira on All About Spelling about a month ago and boy have we really been enjoying it! I’ll probably do a blog post on it at a later date when we get a bit further into the program. … Continue reading

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