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6 Reasons to Use Right Start Math (Especially for Math Haters)

My son was struggling in math. We had been homeschooling for one whole year, and I could already see that he hated math. The curriculum we had been using was mostly workbook based and there were a lot of problems … Continue reading

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Homeschooling an Asynchronous Child with Sonlight

A one-size-fits-all approach rarely works for education. Even among a group of students with identical birthdays, you’d be hard-pressed to find two children who share precisely the same stages of development and readiness across all areas of study. Yet the … Continue reading

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5 Vital Road Markers of a Homeschool Plan for Gifted Learners

As a young student, I spent several years attending a pilot school as part of a gifted and talented program. The combination of challenge and freedom I experienced there sparked my love for learning and created a passion for discovery. When … Continue reading

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How to Choose Among Sonlight Preschool, Pre-K, and A

When you are starting out as a homeschooler or adding enrichment to a daycare or preschool program, it can be an agonizing choice to pick which of Sonlight’s most basic programs is the best fit. All three programs—Preschool, Pre-K, and … Continue reading

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Raising College Ready Students with a Literature-Rich Curriculum

A quote from David Coleman, president of the College Board and designer of the SAT and AP tests, caught my attention: “The single most important predictor of student success in college is the ability to read a range of complex … Continue reading

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7 Reasons to Buy Your Homeschool Curriculum in Early Spring

Although your new school year may be 4-5 months away, April is the best month to order Sonlight’s newest materials. Here are 7 reasons why we think early spring is the optimum time for getting your new homeschool curriculum purchases … Continue reading

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New in 2018: Science Updates

Coming March 29: New 4-Day Science Program + Full-Color Activity Sheets in A-F Continuing on in our series of what's new in 2018, we are thrilled to announce the new Science H program, a 4-Day only Science program for Middle Schoolers (roughly … Continue reading

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