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WTMP Tips and Techniques Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: How the Program Works, and a Tour of Blue

In this video, Susan Wise Bauer and Grammar Teacher and Author Jessica Otto walk you through how Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind works. They also guide you through the Blue Workbook and Key to Blue…

Online Resources for our Curricula How to Choose the Right Level of Math with Confidence for Your Child

Children learn math best and enjoy it most when the material is at their “Goldilocks” challenge level: not too hard, not too easy, but just right. When it’s too hard, they feel frustrated and overwhelmed. When it’s too…

Homeschooling Help Trying Out Homeschooling, Part II: Maybe We’ll Just Keep Doing This

Your Children Are in Virtual School. How Do You Thrive?             In the first part of this series, we offered a helping hand to parents who never intended to homeschool but ended…

Using our Curricula Is “The Creative Writer” Right for You?

In this video, Susan Wise Bauer introduces you to The Creative Writer curriculum. This series is perfect for middle-school and high-school students who want to improve their creative writing and sharpen their skills at crafting…

Daily Life Trying Out Homeschool, Part I: Think Like a Homeschooler

Your Children Are in Virtual School. How Do You Thrive? Try Thinking Like a Home Schooler! You never intended to home school. You have a demanding job, your kids were doing just fine in your…

Rethinking School Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Well-Trained Mind Press Curriculum

When you need curriculum for a student who faces the challenges of dyslexia and/or dysgraphia, there are two important considerations: The student has to be able to use the curriculum to learn the skills and…

Learning Challenges Sentence Diagramming and Dysgraphia: A Helpful App

In both our elementary and intermediate grammar curricula, we give instruction on sentence diagramming. If you would like to know more about why we do so, please read this article by Susan Wise Bauer: “Why…

Press Announcements Homeschooling On the High Seas

by Jennifer Earl Like many families, choosing to homeschool was a parental choice made in response to an evolving world. We wanted to raise our daughter with a “world view” not blurred by consumerism and…

Homeschooling Help I Want to Supplement What My Child is Getting in School

For any parent who wants to take charge of their child’s education, we recommend Rethinking School, by Dr. Susan Wise Bauer. From communicating with teachers to helping gifted or struggling students, Rethinking School provides smart,…

WTMP Tips and Techniques How to Keep Your Children Entertained for Six Weeks Using The Story of the World

Not sure how to entertain your children for weeks on end without plopping them in front of Disney+ for eight hours straight while you attempt, for the third time this week, to. just. take. a….

Help for Homeschool Beginners Help! I’m Suddenly Homeschooling.

Originally written in 2020, this post from Susan Wise Bauer continues to offer practical advice for easing you and your family into homeschooling. Read on for practical tips for navigating that first month (and beyond)…