Not My Idea

I don't know if I ever told you the story of how and why I decided to home school. It certainly wasn't my idea at the start. In fact it all began with Uncle P. He had known some home schoolers when he was growing up. Also when he was working at Ipswich he got … Continue reading Not My Idea

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Teaching Phonics Part 1.

There are so many programs and workbooks on the market to help children learn to read. Many are bright and colourful in order to capture a child's (and teacher's) attention. Others seem dull and boring by comparison. Some programs start very simply and build over the years. Others seem to start out with a large … Continue reading Teaching Phonics Part 1.