It’s conference season! Which means I get to meet tons of you and have the privilege of answering loads of science questions. In this episode of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show, we are going to chat about the second most frequent question I get.
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Which should I use – living books, encyclopedias or textbooks? It’s the second question I typically get.
Our students should be consuming some type of science-related information at least twice a week throughout the school year.
So, what can we use?
How to decide which kind of resource to use – here are a few questions to help:
As you can see, there is no clear-cut, right-or-wrong answer here. The type of resource you choose to use will depend on your goals and your preferences.
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