It’s difficult to know what homeschool learning resources links to trust and even more difficult to find the time to filter through those that are irrelevant to your needs. Here are some of the ways you can effectively search through the expanse of online resources with ease.
With a willingness to break away from the crowd, there are steps you can take to ensure that you, and your application, will shine. You can make a strong impression and improve your chances of getting into your dream college. Even better news: it won’t be that hard.
For many children, reading comprehension can be a minefield of confusion. Fortunately, there are solutions – and, amazingly, the solutions can be a lot of fun. One very fruitful and entertaining approach is to use a medium that children love, movies!
July 10th is the official Teddy Bears’ Picnic Day, a whimsical celebration of our childhood stuffed toys, based on the popular children’s song. Round up your friends – real and stuffed – and use these ideas for an educational day of fun!
No matter how you like your ice cream–on a cone, in a bowl, or straight from the carton– National Ice Cream Day has found the perfect place in the middle of summer. So celebrate it! Share a scoop with your kids and take the fun further with these educational activities on summer’s second best holiday!
With such benefits to reading, it is natural that homeschoolers feel pressure to make sure kids don’t fall behind. This can lead to aggressive use of flashcards and reading logs. Unfortunately, this can destroy the love of reading and end up hurting rather than helping our kids.
A child’s basic behavioral style can be broken up into the same DISC profile model which corporations have been using for years to identify unique needs. Therefore, I asked myself… “Why not use it for homeschooling?”
Connecting with our kids takes effort and time you may not think you have, but with a little creative thinking and being mindful you can easily connect with your kids as a working mom.
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Looking for Independence Day ideas to include in your homeschool plans this summer? Today I’m sharing ten incredible ways to learn about America’s Independence Day and the background behind it.
Besides all the fabulous learning reasons to Love BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS, another great reason is fun? These can help make learning (or review) more fun for our middle schoolers. Great for summer review, or for use in a homeschool setting, BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS are packed full of information and fun for middle schoolers.
Ways to engage with technology in your homeschool. Find out different strategies for incorporating technology into your homeschool instruction.
Summer is a great time to inspire a love for reading. You’ll discover 10 ways to bring summer reading into your home, family, and homeschooling lifestyle in this post that will both delight and surprise you.
We’ve all seen it – the glazed over look of children who have checked out, completely disengaged. And then we have seen those moments when our children come alive, voraciously learning. Here are some simple things we can do to maximize homeschool learning.
Stepping away from the mathematics textbook and looking at all the math connections there are in nature is an eye-opening experience. Looking for and finding math lessons in nature is an art and science that will really benefit your students.
Rather than always reaching for a worksheet or workbook, try one of these 5 suggestions to teach basic counting skills in a fun, engaging, non-threatening manner!
Summer is the BEST time of year! Being able to be outside without the bulk of winter coats is pure delight! Summer is an excellent time of year to participate in some fun family activities. There are so many things to do; I thought I would share some of our families favorites.
We have a harder time staying home to homeschool than we do finding opportunities to socialize. The real challenge is deciding what homeschool extracurriculars are our best “yes”. As a busy homeschool family, how do we decide what extracurriculars to get involved in?
Get your free printable summer planner for homeschooling families that incorporates both learning activities and summer fun! Make the most out of summer with family activities.
Ever feel like as a homeschooler, you’re doing everything wrong? I’ve got news for you, homeschool moms. Homeschooling is actually the origin of Project-Based learning. Educational professionals are finally catching on.
Is it possible to homeschool for free? Here are some ideas to help those who have a limited budget. Don’t let it prevent you from homeschooling!