Learning with Legos: Eight Ways Lego Play Boosts Literacy

“Play is the highest form of research.” ~ Albert Einstein The word Lego® conjures up many favorable thoughts for parents

3 Steps to Making Game Nights Meaningful: Learning to Lose

by Lynna Sutherland Most homeschool moms love the idea of playing board games. Family game nights are a great idea

Teaching Art to Young Children

by Sharon Jeffus When we think of art for preschool and early elementary, we need to think of fun and

Learning to Read Is Like Learning to Speak

by Kyndra Steinmann Lately the toddler tornado has been experiencing a language explosion! Every day or two she has a

Homeschooling Kindergartener for One Year

Q. My child is four and will miss the September 30 cut-off date for kindergarten by a few days. If

What Should My Child Know?

Q. Where can I find information about what my child should be learning at his grade level? I’m concerned that

Testing a Kindergartener

Q. I recently received a letter from my county superintendent saying my kindergartener must be tested. I didn’t think I

Academic Progress for K5

Q. I understand if my kindergartner was not six last September 30, I don’t have to have him tested, but

NOI for Kindergarten?

Q. Do we have to submit Notice of Intent for a five-year-old kindergartener? A. According to the Virginia homeschool statute,

Testing a Kindergartener

G. Am I required to test my kindergarten child if I notified my superintendent last fall that we would begin

How Much Grade-Keeping Is Required?

Q. I just started homeschooling my Virginia kindergartner. How much grading/grade-keeping I am required to do? A. The Virginia homeschool