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Homeschooling Different Grades Together

Jul 23, 2014 No Comments by

My ages and grade of my kids will be 6th, 4th and 1st. I am really wanting curriculum that is student taught for the most part PLUS that I can teach them all together. I am very scared and really don’t know what I am doing in regards to switching things up from a DVD [...]

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FAQ about Timberdoodle Curriculum Kits

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by

GENERAL QUESTIONS • What’s the difference between Basic, Complete and Elite kits? • Is Timberdoodle curriculum accredited? • How do I teach multiple grades with Timberdoodle curriculum kits? CUSTOMIZATION QUESTIONS • Can we customize the kits on the website or do we have to call in and do it? It would be a lot easier [...]

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Is Timberdoodle Curriculum Religious or Secular?

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments by

“Does your curriculum come from a religious or secular stand point? If religious, any particular denomination?” We pull from a wide range of resources, including numerous publishers and manufacturers, to create our curriculum kits. As a business owned by a Christian family, our faith and values are generally reflected in the curriculum choices we make, [...]

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Preschool or Pre-K?

Jul 16, 2014 No Comments

We hear this a lot: How do I decide between Preschool and Pre-K this year? It can be hard to decide which way to go when it seems like you’re right on that line between the two levels. I would generally tend to gravitate toward the higher level… because even if there are some components [...]

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Using Evan Moor Teacher Books for Independent Learning

Aug 26, 2013 1 Comment

“…I noticed that in the Evan-Moor Daily 6-Trait and Daily Geography workbooks that they are teacher editions. Not a huge problem, but the answers are given right before each section instead of in the back so the child can clearly see the answers while they are doing the worksheets…”

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9 Tips for Homeschooling Gifted Children

Mar 19, 2013 No Comments

We had an email asking for tips for homeschooling a gifted daughter which prompted us to compile all our very best tips and tricks learned over the past decades. What would you add? 1. Disdain Busy-Work Your child wants to learn, so don’t slow her down! If she has mastered multiplication, why are you still [...]

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The Big New Feature In Timberdoodle’s 2013 Core Curriculum Kits!

Mar 14, 2013 No Comments

When we started our business in 1985, it was the ability to build your own curriculum that set Timberdoodle apart. While we still offer parents the ability to tailor their curriculum to their unique family, we meet more and more families each year who are simply not comfortable with that particular feature of home teaching. [...]

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How do I Catch My Child Up in Science and History While Using the Timberdoodle Cores?

Sep 25, 2012 No Comments

The following are excerpts from an email conversation here this week. Andrea asked such a great question that we are sharing it here, with her permission of course! From Andrea in CA: Love, love, love your curriculum. Keep up the good work. My 3 boys and I are into our 4th year and loving it, [...]

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What Kind of Manuals are in Timberdoodle’s Core Curriculum Kits?

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments

We are often asked about the documentation included in our Core Curriculum Kits, and with good reason. You know that your curriculum manual will set the tone for the year. With that in mind, we wanted our Scheduling Helps Folder to be extremely simple, easy to use, and promote independent study. We wanted you to [...]

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Eliminating After (Home)School Boredom

Oct 05, 2011 4 Comments

I need some help. I had purchased a few extras to add to our basics for our school year, thinking it would not be too overwhelming for my kids (or me). However, I’m starting to second guess myself. My kids average an hour or two a morning, which I think is plenty for a 5 [...]

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