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Hot Off the Press! Linguistic Development through Poetry Memorization (Second Edition)

If you have ever heard Andrew Pudewa speak, you have likely heard him say this: “You can’t get something out of a brain that isn’t in there to begin with!” He generally shares... read more

Mar 12, 2016

Adam Bautista's Story

How IEW built confidence, competence, and an engaging culture in a 4th-grade classroom Mr. Adam Bautista is a 4th-grade teacher who participated in a field study of IEW methodology at Berwyn North School District in Berwyn,... read more

Mar 10, 2016

Hot Off the Press! Following Narnia® Volume 1: The Lion’s Song (Third Edition)

  Did you grow up loving Narnia? I know I did—I must have read each book in the series ten or twenty times throughout my childhood! I vividly remember reading The Lion, the Witch... read more

Mar 04, 2016

Comma Quandary: The #3 Sentence Opener

An essential part of using IEW’s stylish sentence openers is knowing when and where to add commas. In response to a customer question, Pamela White, Accomplished IEW Instructor and author of the fabulous... read more

Mar 03, 2016

Hot Off the Press! Timeline of Classics (Second Edition)

  Taking my kids to the library was one of my very favorite things to do as a homeschool mom. Our library bag was way too heavy as we lugged it to the van,... read more

Feb 26, 2016

What? or That! Reflections on Reports

Do your students groan when you assign a report? Or do they get excited to research a topic they’re interested in? Most students would probably fall in the groaning camp, but is there... read more

Feb 25, 2016

Leaping for Joy with IEW

  Leap Year Day, also known as an intercalary day, has been a day of traditions, folklore, and superstitions ever since it was first promulgated by Julius Caesar over 2000 years ago. The original... read more

Feb 17, 2016

Hot Off the Press! Printing with Letter Stories Card Game

Learning to read English requires a significant amount of rote memory. There are over seventy phonograms to memorize and dozens of rules governing their combinations. How can children best learn all these things?... read more

Feb 12, 2016

Another Free Resource for You from IEW: Kangaroo Rats Mini Books

  If you are attending the Unit 6 webinar, or are listening to the archive, these source texts will come in handy. Download PDF     read more

Feb 01, 2016

Building Bigger Forts

  What was your first thought when you heard the title of Andrew Pudewa’s talk, Teaching Boys and Other Children Who Would Rather Make Forts All Day? If you’re anything like me, you began... read more

Jan 22, 2016

Saving My GPA

  Wearily and unenthusiastically I took up my paper from the classroom table where I was sitting and handed it over to my professor. Fearful anticipation plagued my mind. My first semester in college... read more

Jan 11, 2016

(Free!) Pictures to Spark Your Students’ Creativity

  It's December! For many of you, that means you're getting ready to move into Unit 5 of the IEW syllabus: Writing from Pictures. If you're looking for some fresh ideas to ignite your students' imaginations... read more

Dec 03, 2015

Solving the Editing Problem

  While teaching IEW writing a year or so ago, I found it wasn’t always easy to believe that my students were getting consistent editing attention at home. Several students would turn their final... read more

Nov 18, 2015

Hybrid schools: Homeschooling just got a lot easier.

  Hybrid schools are popping up across the country at an astounding rate. At these schools, homeschooled students attend classes 2–3 days per week. The school chooses the curriculum, and teachers assign grades and... read more

Nov 11, 2015

The IEW Difference

  I recently received an email announcing that I was the happy recipient of a particular marketing company’s latest feat, A Marketer’s Guide to Writing (actual title changed so I don’t appear to be... read more

Sep 16, 2015

How Co-ops Helped Save Our Homeschool

  I was new to homeschooling with a preschooler, a kindergartner, and a second grader. We had just made a major move to a new part of the country, devoid of any acquaintances. The... read more

Aug 31, 2015

When My Daughter Finally Started Writing

  Learning is a struggle for some, and sometimes learning to write seems like an impossible task. We received this testimony from a mom whose daughter—now in college—had extreme learning difficulties. With IEW’s help,... read more

Aug 28, 2015

Make the Arts of Language Podcast a Part of Your Day

  Here we are, ready to record another podcast. Yes, IEW has decided to launch into the podcasting world to better support teachers parents hybrid school teachers tutors anyone using IEW materials worldwide              ... read more

Aug 19, 2015

The Art of Teaching a Skill

Or, The Skill of Teaching an Art In Monday's webinar, What are we really doing here? (Aug. 3, 2015) Andrew Pudewa discussed the differences between learning information, ideas, and skills. Since writing is a skill,... read more

Aug 07, 2015

Entrepreneurship Step 2: Serving Your Customers

by Carol Topp, CPA When running a micro business, if your customers are happy, you’re happy. Whether it be mowing lawns, running a lemonade stand, or manufacturing a product to sell, customer service is... read more

Jul 23, 2015

Entrepreneurship Step 1: Picking a Business Idea

by Carol Topp, CPA Picking a micro business idea is not difficult if you follow a guided plan. Begin by brainstorming what you already know, making sure your business idea fills an actual need.... read more

Jul 14, 2015

Hot Off the Press! Linguistic Development through Poetry Memorization (Second Edition)

If you have ever heard Andrew Pudewa speak, you have likely heard him say this: “You can’t get something out of... read more

Adam Bautista's Story

How IEW built confidence, competence, and an engaging culture in a 4th-grade classroom Mr. Adam Bautista is a 4th-grade teacher who participated... read more

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Hot Off the Press! Following Narnia® Volume 1: The Lion’s Song (Third Edition)

  Did you grow up loving Narnia? I know I did—I must have read each book in the series ten or twenty... read more

Comma Quandary: The #3 Sentence Opener

An essential part of using IEW’s stylish sentence openers is knowing when and where to add commas. In response to a... read more

Hot Off the Press! Timeline of Classics (Second Edition)

  Taking my kids to the library was one of my very favorite things to do as a homeschool mom. Our library... read more

What? or That! Reflections on Reports

Do your students groan when you assign a report? Or do they get excited to research a topic they’re interested in?... read more

Leaping for Joy with IEW

  Leap Year Day, also known as an intercalary day, has been a day of traditions, folklore, and superstitions ever since it... read more

Hot Off the Press! Printing with Letter Stories Card Game

Learning to read English requires a significant amount of rote memory. There are over seventy phonograms to memorize and dozens of... read more

Another Free Resource for You from IEW: Kangaroo Rats Mini Books

  If you are attending the Unit 6 webinar, or are listening to the archive, these source texts will come in handy. Download... read more

Building Bigger Forts

  What was your first thought when you heard the title of Andrew Pudewa’s talk, Teaching Boys and Other Children Who Would... read more

Saving My GPA

  Wearily and unenthusiastically I took up my paper from the classroom table where I was sitting and handed it over to... read more

(Free!) Pictures to Spark Your Students’ Creativity

  It's December! For many of you, that means you're getting ready to move into Unit 5 of the IEW syllabus: Writing from... read more

Solving the Editing Problem

  While teaching IEW writing a year or so ago, I found it wasn’t always easy to believe that my students were... read more

Hybrid schools: Homeschooling just got a lot easier.

  Hybrid schools are popping up across the country at an astounding rate. At these schools, homeschooled students attend classes 2–3 days... read more

The IEW Difference

  I recently received an email announcing that I was the happy recipient of a particular marketing company’s latest feat, A Marketer’s... read more

How Co-ops Helped Save Our Homeschool

  I was new to homeschooling with a preschooler, a kindergartner, and a second grader. We had just made a major move... read more

When My Daughter Finally Started Writing

  Learning is a struggle for some, and sometimes learning to write seems like an impossible task. We received this testimony from... read more

Make the Arts of Language Podcast a Part of Your Day

  Here we are, ready to record another podcast. Yes, IEW has decided to launch into the podcasting world to better support teachers parents hybrid... read more

The Art of Teaching a Skill

Or, The Skill of Teaching an Art In Monday's webinar, What are we really doing here? (Aug. 3, 2015) Andrew Pudewa discussed the... read more

Entrepreneurship Step 2: Serving Your Customers

by Carol Topp, CPA When running a micro business, if your customers are happy, you’re happy. Whether it be mowing lawns, running... read more

Entrepreneurship Step 1: Picking a Business Idea

by Carol Topp, CPA Picking a micro business idea is not difficult if you follow a guided plan. Begin by brainstorming what... read more

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