Jul 132013
 
Social Studies for Kids - Homeschool History & Social Studies Curriculum

Social Studies for Kids with learning disabilities can be among one of the easiest topics to teach! You can use hands-on or pretending skills to teach Social Studies for kids. Even if you are a history-hater, you can have fun and easily teach history for kids. (I hate to admit I was a history hater until I got my hands-on teaching skills going 😉 ). Let me help you Find the fun in teaching Social Studies for kids! Social Studies is one subject you can easily teach in a multisensory manner. Combine multisensory teaching methods with some of the Social […]

Jul 132013
 
Homeschool History Curriculum Options for Learning Abled Kids

Homeschool History Curriculum Options and Ideas For children with learning difficulties, history can be one of the most fun subjects to learn. Homeschool History can also be fun for you to teach! As one of your first options, homeschool history curriculum in the form of “Living Books” can transport your child’s mind to the place and time of the historical events. Experiencing the events through visualization can add meaning that enables your child to remember. Learning history through stories can engage your child in a way that is much more effective than fact memorization. Another homeschool history curriculum option that […]

Jul 132013
 
Social Studies Homeschool Curriculum for Learning Abled Kids

Need Social Studies Homeschool Curriculum Options? History can be fun when it’s NOT taught out of a traditional, boring textbook!  When we began homeschooling, I discovered how interesting and FUN history can be. Schooling my boys at home allowed us to get away from dry texts. Social Studies Homeschool Curriculum lets you use books and programs that let history come alive! Hopefully one of the great social studies homeschool curriculum programs I share here will suit your needs. By far, the best social studies homeschool curriculum for an active learner, a hands-on learner, or a child who would rather “do” […]

Jul 132013
 
American Government Curriculum Options for Learning Abled Kids

American Government Book Choices and OTHER American Government Curriculum Choices for Homeschooling For a complete high school curriculum in American Government, Thinkwell’s American Government course is a good choice. It is taught through teaching videos on the computer and is much better than even an American Government textbook online! Thinkwell’s computer-based course includes teaching videos, an American Government Book in the form of a workbook, and is an at-your-own-pace course. This program is among the most ideal for a student who needs extra time and is an audio-visual type of learner. Thinkwell also offers an AP version of their American Government course […]

Jul 132013
 
Geography Curriculum for Homeschooling Learning ABLED Kids

Geography Curriculum Selection: Options for Learning Success Geography can be a blast to study for any child with a specific learning disability because geography can easily be taught visually while making cultural connections for your child. Picking the right geography curriculum for your child will make it an easy and fun subject to learn. If your child has difficulty with memorization, do NOT spend a lot of time drilling geographic facts, capitals, populations or other facts into your child’s memory. Your child will survive life without memorizing everything. In today’s world, your child can look up a country’s information almost […]

Jul 132013
 
Bible Study Tools for Teaching Your Learning ABLED Kid

What Bible Study Tools are Available for Your Non-Reader? Biblical studies are inherently text-based because they are based upon The Bible. However, there are some great visual, bible study tools available to you. Finding ready-made visual materials for teaching your visual learner can be difficult. As noted in “Using Multimedia Resources in Teaching the Bible“, the authors point out “Theological education (especially in the Protestant Christian tradition) has largely neglected the pictorial-spacial capacities of the brain. The emphasis on the primacy of the Word in Protestant circles has magnified the tendency to look with suspicion on the making of images. […]