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Interview with Teresa Hudson, President of the NCFCA: Podcast Episode 69

Join Andrew and Julie as they interview Teresa Hudson, the President of the National Christian Forensics and Communications Association (NCFCA). Learn how speech and debate enhance students’ communication skills as well as foster... read more

Nov 17, 2016

Where are they now? Rachel Bushong: Heeding Her Calling to Hawaii

Students around the globe learn to write with IEW in a variety of settings. Many learn at home, but others take part in co-ops or other small group settings with a parent leading... read more

Nov 16, 2016

Customer Service Team FAQ of the Month: Spelling!

Have a question? We are ready for you! Our customer service team joyfully assists families by phone, chat, and email and receives a variety of questions. From time to time, we publish the... read more

Nov 08, 2016

How a Hybrid School Found Success with IEW

Louis Lemmon: Hybrid School Administrator Founded in 2005, Lake Pointe Academy is a K–12 University-Model® school of approximately 195 students. Louis Lemmon served for two years as a teacher, and then began serving as head... read more

Nov 04, 2016

Researching the Relaxing Way

The library has always been my happy place. The smell of books. The neatly organized stacks. The access to anything I could ever possibly want to know. Our little branch library is only... read more

Nov 03, 2016

Where are they now? Katherine Wilkins: Future Physical Therapist

Are you just beginning to use IEW with your high school students? Let Katherine Wilkins’ story encourage you! She began IEW in 9th grade and found it to be an excellent curriculum to... read more

Nov 02, 2016

A Special Needs Child Meets PAL

This past month of October, our focus has been on special needs. We’d like to share again a special post that came out in 2014. It’s an interview in which one mom, Stacia... read more

Nov 01, 2016

Beyond Surviving: A Story of Thriving with ADHD

In my house I have a son who I’m trying to help grow up into the man he’s meant to be. He is my sweet, precious boy, and I love him very much.... read more

Oct 25, 2016

Where are they now? Jacob Mauser: English Major Extraordinaire

Graduating from high school last year, Jacob Mauser has taken the IEW writing skills he learned while being homeschooled to college and discovered that English and writing are the things he most loves... read more

Oct 19, 2016

Learning Styles—Overcoming the Writing Barrier

Whether you are teaching two students or twenty, you have likely noticed that each of your students learns a bit differently. One child might happily read a book and remember what he’s read,... read more

Oct 13, 2016

I Learned English in a Latin Classroom

It is said that English is one of the hardest languages to learn. It breaks its own rules more than it follows them, and the rules it does follow can be confusing. However,... read more

Oct 12, 2016

Teaching Students on the Spectrum: Wisdom from the IEW Forum

“I have a 16-year-old son who has autism and is behind in writing skills. We are currently working with 4th grade level material. He can read phonetically at an even higher level, but... read more

Oct 07, 2016

Tricky words: Illusion or Allusion?

This past week in my Windows to the World IEW co-op class, we went over allusions. I had previously discussed allusions we’d encountered in a few of our stories informally, but I’d never... read more

Oct 05, 2016

Dyslexia: Finding Help and Hope for Your Struggling Reader

The tear tracks were still visible when I tucked my eight-year-old daughter into bed that night. We had had another painful experience with reading that evening. I knew she was bright; her vocabulary... read more

Sep 26, 2016

Spelling Inspiration from Akeelah

  Have you seen Akeelah and the Bee? This is one of my favorite movies—funny, inspiring, and it manages to make spelling seem cool and interesting! If your kids are like most, they may not... read more

Sep 23, 2016

From Spelling Bee Flops to Confident Spellers

I’ll never forget the day that my children begged me to let them participate in the local fair’s spelling bee. My parents were with us enjoying the picnicking, pet show, and parade. I... read more

Sep 23, 2016

Developing Self-Awareness through Structure and Style

In our blog series “Trust the System,” we have been discussing the importance of teaching the units and skills of the Structure and Style™ Writing Method system in the correct order. (You can... read more

Sep 16, 2016

Where are they now? Becky Harris: Olympic Journalist

  For most of us, watching the Olympics on television is the closest we’ll ever be to the thousands of athletes from across the globe who arrive to compete. Even if we had the... read more

Sep 08, 2016

Hot Off the Press! Following Narnia Volume 2: Aslan’s Country

  Narnia lovers, rejoice! If you’ve used and loved Following Narnia® Volume 1: The Lion’s Song, you’ll be delighted to know that IEW has recently released the sequel: Following Narnia® Volume 2: Aslan’s Country.... read more

Sep 02, 2016

Teaching Writing: Structure and Style—IEW‘s Most Important Message, Part 2: Podcast Episode 58

In this podcast, Andrew and Julie uncover the powerful educational content in IEW's core product, Teaching Writing: Structure and Style (TWSS). Additionally, they discuss each one of the stylistic techniques as well as the supplemental contents... read more

Aug 30, 2016

Is it worth the time?

Why watch IEW's parent/teacher training course? Have you ever wondered why IEW’s core product is a parent/teacher training course? Busy homeschoolers often ask, “Couldn’t I just watch the student DVD courses with my children... read more

Aug 26, 2016

Interview with Teresa Hudson, President of the NCFCA: Podcast Episode 69

Join Andrew and Julie as they interview Teresa Hudson, the President of the National Christian Forensics and Communications Association (NCFCA). Learn... read more

Where are they now? Rachel Bushong: Heeding Her Calling to Hawaii

Students around the globe learn to write with IEW in a variety of settings. Many learn at home, but others take... read more

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Customer Service Team FAQ of the Month: Spelling!

Have a question? We are ready for you! Our customer service team joyfully assists families by phone, chat, and email and... read more

How a Hybrid School Found Success with IEW

Louis Lemmon: Hybrid School Administrator Founded in 2005, Lake Pointe Academy is a K–12 University-Model® school of approximately 195 students. Louis Lemmon served... read more

Researching the Relaxing Way

The library has always been my happy place. The smell of books. The neatly organized stacks. The access to anything I... read more

Where are they now? Katherine Wilkins: Future Physical Therapist

Are you just beginning to use IEW with your high school students? Let Katherine Wilkins’ story encourage you! She began IEW... read more

A Special Needs Child Meets PAL

This past month of October, our focus has been on special needs. We’d like to share again a special post that... read more

Beyond Surviving: A Story of Thriving with ADHD

In my house I have a son who I’m trying to help grow up into the man he’s meant to be.... read more

Where are they now? Jacob Mauser: English Major Extraordinaire

Graduating from high school last year, Jacob Mauser has taken the IEW writing skills he learned while being homeschooled to college... read more

Learning Styles—Overcoming the Writing Barrier

Whether you are teaching two students or twenty, you have likely noticed that each of your students learns a bit differently.... read more

I Learned English in a Latin Classroom

It is said that English is one of the hardest languages to learn. It breaks its own rules more than it... read more

Teaching Students on the Spectrum: Wisdom from the IEW Forum

“I have a 16-year-old son who has autism and is behind in writing skills. We are currently working with 4th grade... read more

Tricky words: Illusion or Allusion?

This past week in my Windows to the World IEW co-op class, we went over allusions. I had previously discussed allusions... read more

Dyslexia: Finding Help and Hope for Your Struggling Reader

The tear tracks were still visible when I tucked my eight-year-old daughter into bed that night. We had had another painful... read more

Spelling Inspiration from Akeelah

  Have you seen Akeelah and the Bee? This is one of my favorite movies—funny, inspiring, and it manages to make spelling seem... read more

From Spelling Bee Flops to Confident Spellers

I’ll never forget the day that my children begged me to let them participate in the local fair’s spelling bee. My... read more

Developing Self-Awareness through Structure and Style

In our blog series “Trust the System,” we have been discussing the importance of teaching the units and skills of the... read more

Where are they now? Becky Harris: Olympic Journalist

  For most of us, watching the Olympics on television is the closest we’ll ever be to the thousands of athletes from... read more

Hot Off the Press! Following Narnia Volume 2: Aslan’s Country

  Narnia lovers, rejoice! If you’ve used and loved Following Narnia® Volume 1: The Lion’s Song, you’ll be delighted to know that... read more

Teaching Writing: Structure and Style—IEW‘s Most Important Message, Part 2: Podcast Episode 58

In this podcast, Andrew and Julie uncover the powerful educational content in IEW's core product, Teaching Writing: Structure and Style (TWSS). Additionally, they... read more

Is it worth the time?

Why watch IEW's parent/teacher training course? Have you ever wondered why IEW’s core product is a parent/teacher training course? Busy homeschoolers often... read more

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