When I first started classes in special education in college, I was struck by a short story I read. I have since read it many times and shared it with my college students repeatedly. It tells the story of what it is like to have a child with special needs. I’d like to...

The holiday season is one that inspires a mix of feelings. Those of faith look forward to celebrations, decorations, and time with family. But those celebrations can also be mixed with feelings of sorrow and longing as we miss those who are no longer with us. Then ther...

I teach online. For over a decade, I’ve taught students seeking their Master’s Degree in Special Education. One of the first things I tell my students is that it is up to them to tell me if they don’t understand something. Not having a traditional format, I tell them t...

I had an interesting weekend. I went to a homeschool conference all about homeschooling children with special needs and students who are gifted. Having a child who is both, I was eager to go and get new ideas.  

To be honest, as I went to the conference, I expected to l...

I have a confession. There is a particular question about homeschooling that I don’t like to get anymore. It almost always comes from people I know who don’t homeschool. They ask me if I like it. 

My response is pretty standard. I tell them that there are good days and...

Visual learners learn best by seeing. It helps them get new information into long-term memory as they have more and more to look at. If you have a visual learner or are looking for ways to incorporate visual learning into a multisensory learning approach, the following...

Auditory learners learn best through hearing. They need sound to help them get new content into long-term memory. If you have a child who is an auditory learner or are looking for auditory strategies to use as part of a multisensory approach, these five strategies will...

Kinesthetic learners are often called hands-on learners. These are children who like to do things physically to help them learn. Most often, people think of kinesthetic learners as requiring an experiment or activity that uses their hands. But it is much more than that...

Over the last few years, two distinct camps have emerged with regard to learning styles. One group swears by them, claiming that we each have a preferred learning style with which we learn best. The other group claims it is merely an educational fad and that we all lea...

We recently posted an article about how to help your anxious homeschooler. There is an underlying question that confuses many parents. Why is my child so anxious about school if he or she is a great student? It sometimes seems counter-intuitive to us that someone would...

Please reload

Homeschool Hotlinks is a resource created by parents for parents. Join our community to find inspirational stories, support, engaging teaching ideas, and teaching tips to help make your homeschool the perfect fit for your family. 

Get social with us!
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Pinterest Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
​____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Gainesville, Florida               crystal@HomeschoolHotlinks.com    
 

Homeschool Hotlinks has advertising relationships with stores linked to on this site, and we'll earn a commission if you shop through them. Think of it as a tip for bringing you awesome content! Prices won't be affected. 

 

 

Copyright 2018 Homeschool Hotlinks                                  Homeschool Hotlinks Privacy Policy & Terms

This site is hosted by Wix.com                                           Wix.com Privacy policy