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Coronavirus and Homeschooling: Looking for Temporary Educational Alternatives?

Are you considering your alternative schooling options to help minimize the risk to your family and other vulnerable loved ones? We have educational options to help.
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How to Create a Daily Homeschool Schedule

Explore homeschool schedules and routines with a free step by step guide, schedule templates, and helpful tips to plan your day.
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Help Your Homeschoolers Learn Life Skills

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Explore essential life skills and activities for kids and teens to grow, develop, and expand into a daily routine.
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How to Homeschool For Nearly Free

Find out how to homeschool for free (or just about free) with this list of free homeschool resources including free printables and curriculums.
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8 Unique Hobbies for Homeschoolers

Hobbies to do at home can vary from starting a podcast to geocaching! Read up on these fulfilling hobbies for stay at home moms and families to help beat boredom and stay engaged.
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Homeschool Conventions to Visit in 2020!

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From the Great Homeschool Convention in Texas to the AFHE convention in Arizona this guide will help you navigate and take advantage of homeschool convention tips and tricks.
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New Year, New A2Z!

Here on A2Z we have been working hard on planning new fun things for you and making the site the best it can be. One of our first new year actions is a little makeover! Come take a look!
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Use That Thesaurus and Dictionary! A Free Printable for Language Arts

Do your children know how to find words in a dictionary? What about a thesaurus?  Utilize them in engaging activities for teaching new words!
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A Simple Plan for Homeschool Planning

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Homeschool planning is a task with which many homeschooling parents develop a love/hate relationship. We’ve been there, and we even feel the slight sting of dread nearly every year. Try these tips for an easier time planning your homeschool year!
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Everything A2Z: Resource Roundup for January

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Need some inspiration for this month? Find everything we have A2Z for your January homeschooling!
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Bring in the New Year with Fun Activities!

Make New Year's Eve the best night possible with these great activities, crafts, and freebies. PLUS I have created a New Year's Freebie Pack to help too!
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Fill Those Devices with Educational Apps!

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Technology is a part of our lives. Turn your tech into an educational opportunity. I have gathered a few of my family’s favorite learning apps to help you get started.
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Holiday Activities for Christmas Week

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The holidays are filled with so many opportunities for festive activities and family time, which easily leaves many of us reluctant to enforce regular studies. Find activities to ignite a festive spirit for the upcoming holiday and help reduce any potential holiday stress.  
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What is a Charter School?

What are charter schools

It is no secret that more parents are beginning to have concerns with the public education system. One of those growing alternatives across the United States is charter schools. What are these schools and how can we utilize them as homeschoolers?
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Celebrate the Dewey Decimal System

Let’s remember Melvil Decimal for his brilliant work with these fun ideas and Dewey Decimal Treasure Hunt + bookmark FREEBIES!
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Everything A2Z: Resource Roundup for December

Need some inspiration for this month? Find everything we have A2Z for your December homeschooling!
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Teaching Thankfulness

Teaching Thankfulness

As we head into Thanksgiving this year, many of us are focused on the theme of thankfulness. How can we truly teach thankfulness not only to our children’s minds but to their hearts? Try these ideas.
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Thanksgiving Traditions: From My Home To Yours

Time to see family and friends and keep up those Thanksgiving traditions. Here are a few of my favorites and some new ones I'm adding this year too! 
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Voting Open for 2019 A2Z Gift Guide

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Time to vote for your favorites in our Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaway! Cast your vote and be entered to win your favorites!
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Literature Unit Studies I Love!

Literature Unit Studies

Literature unit studies are a wonderful way to introduce your students to the wonder of reading and especially classic literature. Let these unit studies help create excitement and inspire a love of learning in your homeschool!
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