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Simple Words That Impact Moms the Most - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Simple Words That Impact Moms the Most

When I first started homeschooling, I was apprehensive about facing public response. I have vivid memories from my childhood of strangers reacting to our family’s educational choices. Homeschooling back in the dark ages of the 80’s meant that 9 times out of 10 the responses weren’t good. People didn’t know what homeschooling was, or if they did, […]

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Virtual Learning Opens Doors - Columbia SC Moms Blog

7 Ways Virtual Learning Opens Doors

Have you ever wondered how virtual learning can impact your family’s life in a positive way? Many families are enjoying their decision to delve into virtual learning. Flexibility, support, and vigorous curriculum are just a few of the many positive outcomes of this exciting alternative. 1. Customized Program Virtual schools are able to offer students […]

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Why I'm teaching my children cursive handwriting - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Why I’m Teaching My Children Cursive

Because we homeschool, we have the privilege of deciding what our children are going to study and when. Some of that has been as straightforward as purchasing a basic math curriculum and running with it. In other ways, we have gone completely against the grain of modern education by choosing to pursue a classical education. […]

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Teacher Appreciation for the Homeschool Mom

Dear fellow homeschool moms, It’s May. May!! That means we’re almost done with our 180 days. It’s almost summer, and even if you homeschool during the summer months like us, the schedule will be different, the weather will be different, and hopefully different will let everyone rest and relax and recharge their batteries a bit, including you. […]

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Suspecting a Learning Disability

Children grow and develop at different rates and we are stuck in a purgatory — reassuring a friend their child is fine, telling her there is nothing to worry about and “all kids do that,” but equally convinced that there is something wrong with yours. Whether it is a learning disability, or some other condition […]

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6 Study Tips to Make Learning Fun and Teaching Easier

From the teachers at South Carolina Calvert Academy. South Carolina Calvert Academy is a K-8, tuition-free public virtual charter school available to families statewide in South Carolina. To learn more about our program and view our schedule of upcoming events, click here. Testing season is upon us and the teachers at South Carolina Calvert Academy […]

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“Choice” Season for Homeschoolers

Early in January, one of our contributors wrote about choice in our public schools. January is the big month for public schools, when parents can visit and peruse and consider which kind of program is best for their son or daughter. What may surprise you is that January is also the beginning of “choice” season […]

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the best of columbia sc moms blog top posts of 2014

The BEST of Columbia SC Moms Blog :: Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

2014 was truly an incredible first year for Columbia SC Moms Blog. We are so thankful to all you, our readers, who were right there with us as we shared stories about our families, highlighted all the fun things to do in this city we live in, and encouraged each other in the equally rewarding […]

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