Señora Gose's Homeschool Spanish Blog (aka "Seriously, Suzanne")

Learning Spanish on the Go

Learning Spanish on the Go

You can find tons of "Learn in your Car" language CDs as well as simple CD’s to listen in the car. For audial learners, these are great! For visual learners, it’s a bit frustrating, and perhaps even a little dangerous, if the learner is also the driver!Making your ChoicesStay away from full curriculum set ups for your trip. Keep it light and fun, and grab a couple of traditional songs on a cheaper kid CD or folk song collection in the target language instead. You can take a few moments and choose three words per song to listen for. Clap...

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Learning Obstacles and Attitudes

Learning Obstacles and Attitudes

I'm gave this fanTAStic seminar at the Community Homeschool Center in Bryan, where our children and I attend (and teach) weekly classes. I've been looking forward to it, and decided I'd share my basic points with you here, too! Of course, bullet points and paragraphs aren't nearly the same as attending a seminar, but perhaps, if you're struggling with attitude of some sort in your homeschool today, this will help. Here are some basic steps to think through: 1) What's your problem? Phrasing the question that way sounds really antagonistic, but it needs to be asked. Defining the problem, and...

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Great Expectations?

Great Expectations?

We all have great expectations at different times in our lives, years, seasons, and schooling. Sometimes, however, it is nice to have a fall-back plan. Nothing strenuous or monumental, just a hum-drum, bare necessities plan to get us through those times when everything else is falling apart – (ie, new baby, moving, changing jobs, the Church picnic, graduation, holidays, dentist appointments for all the kids – you get what I mean!)The Low DownSo, today, instead of a brand new, innovative, whiz bang, great idea, you’ll find a list of some very simple ways to keep foreign language in your day...

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To that one couple out there... Gracias

To that one couple out there... Gracias

About two years ago, a wonderful couple came to my booth at the Texas Home School Coalition (THSC) convention... They told me how helpful my flashcards had been for them as they entered the mission field in South America, and what about doing a set focused on missions? Well, it's done! I've sent it to the printer, and now we wait. I'm very grateful to that couple. Wherever you are, ¡Gracias! If you're reading this, look me up! I'd like to send you a deck!

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OT: Having lots of kids

OT: Having lots of kids

This blog post is because my husband is my new boss, and he likes things organized. So I'm organizing my computer. And I find old stuff I wrote. And I was HILARIOUS. (Maybe I still am!) I remember my dad sending me a link about how people change from child one to child three (Sorry I don't have the author - please claim it if it's you, I'll give you props!) and he asked me to fill in the number 4 and 5 spots. So I did. Enjoy! Written/edited in 2009. My additions are in blue.   BIRTH ORDER OF...

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