Homeschooling

Wrapping up the IR3 Method

Whether you are a method user or not, the ultimate goal for all of us home educators is to help our children reach the goal of retaining the information that has been taught to them. That is the entire drive behind this method.... taking the necessary steps to help my children have a fluid learning… Continue reading Wrapping up the IR3 Method

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Breaking Down IR3: Recognize & Review

I never think twice about hanging posters on the wall, preparing flashcards, and ordering copywork books... but now that I think about it, taking these actions (and others) fall into the categories of recognize and review in the IR3 method. Think about it. We hang posters because we want our children to have visuals of… Continue reading Breaking Down IR3: Recognize & Review

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Let’s Talk About the “I” in IR3!

Hey y'all! I would like to kickoff the "back-to-school" month by telling you about a method I came up with last year called IR3! This week we are going to break down what this method is and why you should try it! Today, we are going to look at the "I" in IR3.... INTRODUCE How… Continue reading Let’s Talk About the “I” in IR3!

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A Method That Can Work With Any Teaching and Learning Style

For many homeschoolers, August means the start of a new school year. This also means scrambling to put the finishing touches on curriculum, lesson plans, supplements, the "school area", and so on. Up until a year ago, I tried to make sure all my ducks were in a row, not realizing that I was leaving… Continue reading A Method That Can Work With Any Teaching and Learning Style