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The Benefits of a Flexible, Virtual Learning Environment

The Benefits of a Flexible, Virtual Learning Environment

Note: This post is sponsored by, and written in collaboration with Leavenworth Virtual School (USD 453). Parents are their child’s best teachers. These days, a number of families are opting to maximize this philosophical belief through a homeschool or virtually supported learning environment for their child, as opposed to a more traditional classroom experience. The Leavenworth Virtual […]

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How to Keep Your Child Learning this Summer While Still Having Fun!

How to Keep Your Child Learning this Summer While Still Having Fun!

Note: This post is sponsored by, and written in collaboration with, Leavenworth Virtual School. Teachers spend weeks every Fall reviewing and re-teaching material that students have forgotten over the summer months. This can have a cumulative effect year after year, and result in a long-term impact on their overall performance in school. Now we are not […]

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Back-to-Virtual-School Tips and Traditions

Back-to-Virtual-School Tips and Traditions

Note: This post is sponsored by, and written in collaboration with, Leavenworth Virtual School. Kerrie is a chaos-loving, homeschooling (with Leavenworth Virtual School) mama of 5 living in Overland Park. You can find her, and all of her offshoot projects, at TheKerrieShow.com. Sure, virtual homeschooling is different from brick and mortar school, but some things […]

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10 Reasons Why We Love Leavenworth Virtual School

Note: This post is sponsored by, and written in collaboration with, Leavenworth Virtual School. The author, Kerrie McLoughlin, is the chaos-loving, homeschooling mama of 5 living in Overland Park. You can find her (and all her offshoot projects) at TheKerrieShow.com. We’ve been homeschooling since 2006 and I had never really given virtual school any thought. […]

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Homeschooling: What it Isn't, What it Is

Homeschooling: What It Isn’t, What It Is

We homeschool. As I’ve already learned firsthand from awkward silences, enthusiastic embraces, disapproving glances and/or a looks of concern as the person I’m speaking with adds up the number of children calling me “mom” at that moment, this confession can result in a myriad of responses. In fact, I have learned that most have strong […]

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