Old-Fashioned Education

How We Homeschool Using Vintage Books: 10th Grade 2020-2021

10th grade! A lot of homeschooling parents seem to be afraid of homeschooling through high school. One of the things that I love best about Robinson Curriculum is that by the time my teenagers get to high school, they are ready to be self-teaching, independent learners. It makes my job SO MUCH EASIER. Also, using …

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How We Homeschool Using Vintage Books: 8th Grade 2020-2021

8th Grade! That joyful year of getting a new teenager in the house. I will say that teenagers are . . . different. I have two so far. But I still homeschool all the way through high school. Anyway, here’s how we homeschool using vintage books for 8th grade. My Curriculum Choices for 8th Grade …

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How We Homeschool Using Vintage Books: 5th Grade 2020-2021

5th Grade! The last of the elementary years, except that as a vintage homeschooler, I treat 1st-8th grade as a solid block, and then high school separately. Anyway, here’s how we homeschool using vintage books for 5th grade. My Curriculum Choices for 5th Grade 2020-2021 My home library Children’s dictionary Children’s encyclopedia Golden science books …

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How We Homeschool Using Vintage Books: 3rd Grade 2020-2021

3rd Grade! So just how do you homeschool using vintage books for 3rd grade? By now your child should be fluent in reading, cursive writing, and ALL the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. 3rd grade means sharpening those skills — daily practice of the times tables, daily practice of cursive, and daily practice of …

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How We Homeschool Using Vintage Books: 1st Grade 2020-2021

First grade is the real beginning of academics. This year, my first grader is precocious and already taught herself to read. So first grade looks a little different than usual. I’m still making her go through phonics, though, just so that I know she really gets it! Anyway, this is how we homeschool 1st grade …

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How We Homeschool With Vintage Books: Kindergarten 2020-2021

So, you’re starting kindergarten with your child. What do you focus on? What are the most important kindergarten things? Here’s how I’m teaching kindergarten for 2020-2021. My Curriculum Choices for Kindergarten 2020-2021 Nearly all of my resources have been inherited — some are older than me — but here are some links that I tracked …

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