A Mom’s Review of Pathways Language Arts Homeschool Curriculum

A Mom’s Review of Pathways Language Arts Homeschool Curriculum

Second grade might be my favorite age group to teach. Whether it’s one on one or in small groups of kids, second graders are curious about the world around them, imaginative, and enjoy creative learning. That makes Pathways 2.0, a language arts curriculum from Kendall...
5 Picture Book Inspired STEM Activities

5 Picture Book Inspired STEM Activities

Would your kids enjoy picture book inspired STEM activities? If your family loves books, STEM activities can offer fantastic learning fun! In other words, picture book inspired STEM activities create important connections with the books your family reads. We often...
Fun Homeschool Ideas for Teaching the Alphabet

Fun Homeschool Ideas for Teaching the Alphabet

Learning to recognize and write the alphabet, as well as learning the letter sounds, are foundational to early literacy. For many children, a multi-sensory approach is necessary to help cement the letters and their sounds into their minds. Here are some fun ideas for...
Four Simple Steps to Creating Your Own Literature-Based Unit Study

Four Simple Steps to Creating Your Own Literature-Based Unit Study

Using unit studies in your homeschool can be great for many reasons. Unit studies help provide opportunities for kids of all ages to work together. Unit studies are fun because they can follow the interests of the kids. And unit studies can include lots of learning...
15 Stealthy Ways to Encourage Writing in Your Homeschool

15 Stealthy Ways to Encourage Writing in Your Homeschool

For many, writing is one of the dreaded subjects. We wonder if we’re doing enough to “get our kids writing.” Sometimes it feels like a wrestling match just to wrangle a few of their ideas onto the page. We’re exhausted. They’re beginning to dislike, or {cringe} hate,...