Articles by Master Books

Overcome the Summer Slide: 15 Tips to Keep Their Minds Strong

Overcome the Summer Slide: 15 Tips to Keep Their Minds Strong

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9 min read
As the homeschool school year winds down, you’re ready for a well-deserved break! But before you dive into those lazy days, there's the dreaded summer slide to consider. Fear not! With a bit of creativity and planning, you can keep your child's mind sharp while still enjoying the summer. Master Books is here to help you transform this summer into a season of discovery and delight, where the only thing sliding is a waterslide! Enjoy this exciting, curated list of 15 tips and a treasure trove of resources to keep your children’s minds sharp and even help them soar academically this summer! You may already have some of these resources on your shelf!
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Four Questions to Ask | Should I Homeschool My Child?

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6 min read
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably considered homeschooling or at least researching what it might look like for your family. Your children’s education is a huge responsibility - one we know you don’t take lightly. We have nearly 50 years of experience guiding families like yours through homeschooling and want each parent to make the right decision for their family.
Best Books By Grade Level: Reading Recommendations For All Ages And Abilities

Best Books By Grade Level: Reading Recommendations For All Ages And Abilities

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9 min read
We have compiled the following list of our favorite books for kids, by grade level, to help you support your child’s growing independent reading practice. This list is a great place to start as you look for ideas to customize your child’s reading practice. We encourage you to feel free to pick and choose what works best for your child, no matter what the designated grade level!
Prepared Not Scared: 8 Steps to Graduation Readiness for Christian Homeschool Moms

Prepared Not Scared: 8 Steps to Graduation Readiness for Christian Homeschool Moms

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4 min read
As a Christian homeschool parent, the journey toward graduation can feel daunting at times. Recently, Master Books offered an online summit packed with biblical wisdom and practical ideas to help you prepare your homeschooled students to launch effectively into adulthood. One of the featured talks offered eight actionable steps to guide you and your family on this path. We are offering these steps and the video as a blog post to help you overcome worries and fears in homeschooling your high school student.
Faith Grower Morning Basket: Deepening Faith and Family Bonds

Faith Grower Morning Basket: Deepening Faith and Family Bonds

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3 min read
If you're a homeschooling family seeking to strengthen your faith while nurturing a love for learning in your children, you're in for a treat. Our Faith Grower Morning Basket is designed to infuse your daily routine with biblical truths, engaging activities, and meaningful discussions that will deepen your family's understanding of God's Word. Let's dive into why this morning basket is a must-have for your homeschool journey.
Navigating Homeschool Schedules with Master Books: Insights from Homeschool Moms

Navigating Homeschool Schedules with Master Books: Insights from Homeschool Moms

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2 min read
Homeschooling is a journey filled with adventure, discovery, and yes, sometimes challenges. One of the critical components of a successful homeschooling experience is establishing a schedule that works for your family's unique dynamics. Here, we gather insights from homeschool mothers who have found solace and success in using Master Books homeschool curriculum.
What Your First Grader Needs to Know

What Your First Grader Needs to Know

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5 min read
Homeschooling a first grade student is fun and exciting because children are naturally inquisitive and curious at this age, eager to develop their skills and learn about the world around them. But what exactly does a first grader need to know? Carrie Lindquist, homeschool mom of 3 and Master Books curriculum author, is here to walk you through the skills your student will be developing during this foundational year.
Who Am I? New Book is a Beacon for an Identity-Confused Generation

Who Am I? New Book is a Beacon for an Identity-Confused Generation

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3 min read
In a world where identity seems to be a fluid concept, grounded truths are more essential than ever. As believers, we recognize the importance of confronting the challenges of identity confusion with the unchanging truth of God's Word. Introducing Master Books' latest release, Who Am I?: Solving the Identity Puzzle – a beacon of hope and truth for this generation.
Discover the Unique Advantage of Master Books Homeschool Curriculum

Discover the Unique Advantage of Master Books Homeschool Curriculum

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4 min read
Among the Christian homeschool curriculum providers, Master Books shines as a beacon of innovation and excellence. What sets us apart from the crowd? Let's delve into what makes Master Books uniquely equipped to meet the diverse needs of homeschooling families.
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True Cost of Homeschooling: Is it Worth the Investment?

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5 min read
The decision to homeschool comes with considerations like cost. We’ll compare homeschooling costs with private and public schools, ultimately addressing the question: Is homeschooling worth the investment
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