Today’s reader question asks how homeschooling parents can create an immersive environment for their children WHILE still moving ahead with other subjects. I think it’s possible, and I’ve got five suggested trade-offs that you can make to achieve this goal.
Continuing my mini-series, today I’m writing about how you can (realistically) use music to homeschool foreign languages. Take a look for a steo-by-step process and schedule for making it a part of your homeschool.
Want a simple tool for reinforcing language learning in your homeschool? Try using music! Today, I’m starting my mini-series on music by sharing seven reasons why it’s such an effective tool for teaching foreign languages.
Overwhelmed by all of the possible ways that you could homeschool foreign languages? Let me help! Here are five simple ways to just get started (without feeling like you’re drowning!).
Are you just getting started with homeschooling foreign languages? I’m over at the HEAV blog today sharing my tips for doing so confidently.
If you’re planning to study French in your homeschool next year, you’ll appreciate this comprehensive list of French curricula for homeschoolers.
In this week’s Reader Q+A, find three strategies (for kids and moms!) to help you maintain your motivation when homeschooling foreign languages.
Next month, I’ll be attending my first-ever homeschool convention—the HEAV convention in Richmond, VA (June 7-9)! What advice do you have to help me prepare?
Want to start Latin—and don’t know where to start? Whether it’s your first year or you’re taking your Latin study to a new level, I’ve got a comprehensive list of homeschool Latin curricula for you to review.
Want to know your curriculum options for studying Spanish at home? Look no further—I’ve got a round-up of the most popular homeschool Spanish curriculums on the market (16, to be exact), with information to help you choose the best option for your family.
Before you can choose a homeschool foreign language curriculum, you’ll want to understand its methodology. I’ve got five key terms to help you do that, explained in plain English.
If you’re planning your homeschool language study for next year, you need to find a curriculum that works for your family. Today, I’m sharing ten questions that you can use when evaluating homeschool foreign language curriculums to ensure that they are effective and convenient.
Welcome, fellow Sarah Mackenzie groupies and fans of the Read-Aloud Revival—I’m so happy you’re here! I’d love to show you around a bit and help you find the resources you need for homeschool foreign language learning.
Compared to traditionally schooled students, homeschoolers have unique advantages when it comes to language learning. Today, I’m sharing seven. What others would you add?
Looking for free resources to help your French homeschool student? Look no further--I'm featuring my five favorites on the blog today, and I hope your family will enjoy them!
Duolingo is one of the most popular homeschool language learning tools--but does it work? I'm sharing again what I like and what I don't like about this app, as both a homeschooling mom and a language educator. And I have a few recommendations for maximizing your Duolingo use for homeschool language learning.
Are you an avid Pinterest user? Do you love pinning great ideas for your homeschool? Today's post is for you! I've got an easy three-step process to help you find the best foreign language pins to use in your homeschool--check it out!
Welcome, Brave Writer friends! If you've come to visit after listening to my interview with Julie Bogart, I'm so glad you're here. Please allow me to show you around and share the free resources that I have available to inspire and equip your homeschool language learning journey!
Yes, there are academic and emotional benefits of reading aloud to kids, but I have a few more reasons why reading aloud is the foundation of our homeschool....and they're probably not what you're expecting.
Do you currently celebrate Poetry Teatime in your house? We do--and it's a great tool for infusing joy into your homeschool language learning! Read my tips today for how to do Poetry Teatime in a foreign language in your home (without pulling your hair out).
Happy Easter! I'm not writing this week on homeschool language learning, but I am working hard to develop new resources for you behind-the-scenes. Come back next week to check out new posts, French language resources added to our library, and more!
Do you have active or performative kids who need to MOVE in order to learn? Well, you'll love my ideas for today! I've got five multi-sensory games that you can use for homeschool foreign language learning--and the tools to help you play these games even if you're not fluent in your child's chosen language!
If you need a little more FUN in your homeschool language learning, I've got ideas for you! Today, I'm offering three ways to do #gameschooling with your foreign language learners (even if you don't speak the language they're learning) and boost their speaking, reading, writing, and listening abilities!
Are you stumped on how to start language learning with your homeschool students? I was too--until I discovered Linguacious visual flashcards. Read today's review to find out why our family loves this attractive, easy-to-use, and research-based language learning tool!
Watching TV can be a great way to get your homeschool student more exposure to a foreign language--but where can you find the best shows? Today, I'm sharing my recommendations of Netflix Kids shows that are available in Spanish, French, German, and Chinese--suitable for language learners of all levels!
What does research tell us about language learning with littles--and what are the best ways to homeschool foreign languages with young children? I answering those questions in today's post and give ideas of how to make language learning fun and real for your youngest homeschool students.
So, you've started foreign language read-alouds in your homeschool, perhaps using audiobooks or other audio resources. Now, where do you go from here? How can you maximize this learning tool for your homeschool students? Join me today as I share three quick activities that can help you make the most of your foreign language read-alouds.
Well friends, my plan to write a post on YouTube read-alouds didn't quite work out--read this to find out why and to see my recommendations for free and legal audio resources for homeschool language learners.
Homeschooling families know that reading aloud is GREAT for their kids; now, how can you put read-alouds to work for foreign language learning--even if you don't speak a foreign language yourself? Here's my most detailed post on where to find the best (affordable) foreign language audiobooks, how to match them to your child's proficiency level, and how to make them a part of your everyday routine.
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