5 Tips to Improve Fluency

Pay attention to ACCURACY – Don’t eliminate prefixes/suffixes – Don’t skim over words or eliminate any – Don’t add random words where you think they belong because this can change the entire sentence. Read with Appropriate EXPRESSION – Ensure that your reading isn’t robotic and you are reading sentences, not words Pay attention to PUNCTUATION…

6 ways to avoid Home school Burn-out!

Below you can find a few of my favorite tips that I pep-talk myself with as well as offer to home school friends. While this journey can be beautiful, it is demanding and burn out can happen easily if you are too rigid and structured in your ways.

I’m not wasting my education…

Her hands heavy as she tapped my shoulder with enough force to maneuver my body around, her eyes searching me beseechingly requiring answers, her voice nervous and almost pained, “beta”, an Urdu word referring to a child, “why are you wasting your education?” she asked.  In rhetoric fashion, I repeated her question, “you graduated right?…