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Culture Shock

Culture Shock! It can hit at any time. It rears it’s ugly head without any warning. Symptoms include irrational fears, anger, frustration, tears, utter shock, desires to be a hermit, changes in appetite (i.e. needing more chocolate than normal), not wanting to get out of bed, forgetting how to speak, the desire to go back …

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Learning Styles vs. Teaching Styles

I have heard so much about children’s learning styles and how important it is for children to learn based on them.  You read blog posts about how you can adapt your teaching to fit the student’s learning style. Did you know that you, as the teacher of your children, have a Teaching Style?! {This post …

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The Bryant Family Spotlight! I am so excited to put my family in the spotlight for you.  You guessed it!  We are the Teach Me Joy family!  This will give you a close, inside look at our family in Papua, Indonesia and how we live here. Let Me Introduce My Family Luke is my husband …

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Living Overseas makes ordering a lot of books and curriculum a little difficult.  This year I had 2 criteria when I was looking for new curriculum for us. 1. I wanted something that my older children could do primarily on their own, with minimal teaching from me. 2.  I wanted some good online choices.  Having …

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This Amazing Life Planner has EVERYTHING you need to meet your organization goals for 2018!  You do not want to miss out on this truly gorgeous planner! {This post may contain my referral links. You can Click Here for my full disclosure policy.} If you just can’t wait for the giveaway to end before starting …

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{This post may contain my referral links. You can Click Here for my full disclosure policy.} Everyone Loves Schoolhouse Teacher’s Start-Of-The-Year Sale! Start 2018 out with a BANG! This Year is the Best Yet! There are families that wait for this sale every year, and this year they will love it even more! Only $90 …

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{This post may contain my referral links. You can Click Here for my full disclosure policy.} We are looking for quality Doodles to feature in our newest eBook of Fun Facts Around the World!  Not only will chosen doodles be featured in the new eBook with your name, you will have a chance to enter …

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Evaluate

How Do You Combat Homeschool Burnout? Every January I like to look at and evaluate several aspects of our homeschool.  Below are 5 questions that I ask myself to make the second half of our year dynamic! What programs/curriculum are working and what is NOT working for my family? What scheduling tricks seem to be …

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