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Monica Olivera
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I'm a freelance education writer and Latina homeschooling mother of two.
I'm a freelance education writer and Latina homeschooling mother of two.

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Sonrisas Spanish Curriculum for Preschool
I frequently get messages from readers looking for ways to begin teaching Spanish to preschoolers. The reality is that there are not a lot of Spanish curricula out there for this age group, and I'm always happy to learn about new ones. So when Sonrisas Span...

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5 Favorite Homeschool Math Curricula
As promised yesterday, here is a list of additional math curricula that are beloved by homeschoolers across the country. The important thing to remember is that you are not locked into any one curriculum. If you buy one and it is not a good fit for your fam...

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Teaching Textbooks: Math Curriculum for 3 - 12th Grade
I know that for many of you, the last day of school (aka the beginning of summer) is only a week or two away. But for many homeschoolers, now is the time when lots of great sales on curricula for next school year are taking place. So for those of you lookin...

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Free Printable from Kinder Bilingue
I've been getting a lot of messages lately about homeschooling preschool and kindergarten. One of the main questions has been where to find bilingual materials. So I'm excited to share with you today, a new independent store online: Kinder Bilingüe ! The st...

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WOW in the World: NPR's New Podcast for Kids
This morning, we started our homeschool lessons off doing something totally different; We spent the first half hour listening to stories of mysterious planets, seaweed, and gratitude - and then discussing everything we just heard. We had the BEST time! The ...

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Homeschool Enrollment for the Pizza Hut Book It! Program
Did you know? Homeschool enrollment for the 2017-18 program year is officially open! The Pizza Hut Book It! Program is a literacy incentive program for students in K - 6th grade. This free program is simple and flexible, but you do have to register in advan...

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PBS KIDS Plug & Play
Did you know that this week, PBS KIDS launched the first ever kid-safe TV and playtime streaming stick? Now I'm not promoting increased screen time for your little ones, but I do advocate that when your child is watching TV, the content be child-friendly AN...

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PBS KIDS Plug & Play
Did you know that this week, PBS KIDS launched the first ever kid-safe TV and playtime streaming stick? Now I'm not promoting increased screen time for your little ones, but I do advocate that when your child is watching TV, the content be child-friendly AN...

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MommyMaestra's Teacher Appreciation Sale
It's Teacher Appreciation Week! And teachers remain some of the most dedicated and caring figures in a child's life. I can still remember many of my favorite teachers from grade school through college. I love them for making learning fun and for encouraging...

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Free Download: Restaurant Conversation Activity in Spanish
It's MAY, my friends! And do you know what that means? For most of us, the end of the school year is in sight!! Now's the perfect time to wind down your year of Spanish learning with a field trip to your local Mexican(?) restaurant so that your students can...
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