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  1. PreK – K: Camping

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    August 17, 2017 by mshokie

    This week’s books are all about camping. I have included some of favorite characters, as well as books about girls …
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  2. My Homeschool Review Experiences

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    January 3, 2017 by mshokie

    I have now been through three reviews with three different reviewers in my school district.  One of my other posts …
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  3. The Dangers of Adaptive Testing — Resilient Homeschool

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    May 31, 2016 by mshokie

    Adaptive tests like the Smarter Balanced Assessment and iReady are inappropriate and contraindicated for a rigorous college preparatory program. There …
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  4. Getting out of the Schooling Mindset: Grades

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    December 7, 2015 by mshokie

    One of my preconceived notions about homeschooling was that there is no “test security”.  If parents give tests and grades, …
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  5. Getting out of the Schooling Mindset: The Schedule

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    November 23, 2015 by mshokie

    I started my home educating plan with what I knew: school.  I started by making a weekly schedule that allowed …
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