How do you raise a reader?

How to raise a Reader? lisaNalbone.com

Some parents have asked me how I got Dale to love reading, how did we end up raising a reader?  Looking back, I see that what really made the difference was sharing a love of reading  that began long before thinking about teaching him to read. I  vividly remember those dreary rainy days when Dale […]

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How do you raise a writer? Make writing meaningful and fun.

How do you raise a writer? Make writing real, meaningful and fun. LisaNalbone.com

Here is a recent question from a homeschooling mom of a 6 and 8 year old. “ I think I have the other subjects figured out, but how do I work on writing? They really don’t like writing.” My take: First: Relax and make writing meaningful and fun! At these ages all you really need […]

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10 Attitudes to Spread the Love of Learning

10 Attitudes to Spread the Love of llearning at www.LisaNalbone.com

  Even when you choose to unschool, as a parent you will have moments when you are the teacher. Don’t worry if you don’t have a teaching credential. The critical elements that make a great teacher are often not taught in college, nor are they required to earn a teaching credential. So, you may be […]

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Why We Dared Leaving the System to Leap into Learning Beyond School

Why did we dare to leave the system and leap into learningbeyond school at LisaNalbone.com?

Why did we start homeschooling?  What kicked us over the edge of fear into being willing to try something different? To go against the grain? It wasn’t just one thing. (It never is, is it?) Of course, there was the proverbial “straw that broke the camel’s back,” but if I only cite the straw, then […]

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