Archive for November, 2007

Focused Mini Lessons

November 16, 2007

By Mimi Rothschild Here’s another brilliant article to add to your collection of homeschool resources.  This article examines mini lessons, how they work, and why they’re so important for your homeschool curriculum.     What Is It?   A mini lesson is a short lesson with a narrow focus that provides instruction in a skill [...]

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Think Aloud Strategy: Part 2 of 2

November 9, 2007

By Mimi Rothschild Here’s part two of the “Think Aloud Strategy” article I posted earlier this week. I’d love to hear your thoughts about it and also about your homeschooling experience!   How Can You Stretch Students’ Thinking? Reflective journals and learning logs are a natural extension of thinking out loud. By jotting down what [...]

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Think Aloud Strategy: Part 1 of 2

November 7, 2007

By Mimi Rothschild Below is an excellent article about thinking out loud that will benefit both homeschooling parents and their children.  Learning can happen in a variety of ways.  One way to problem solve or better understand a concept is to think out loud.  Read more below.  What Is It? The think-aloud strategy asks students to say out [...]

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