4 Reasons Why Open-Ended Creativity Belongs in Your Homeschool

4 Reasons Why Open-Ended Creativity Belongs in Your Homeschool

I was an overachiever in my first three years of college, and my reward was the opportunity to fill my fourth year with whatever my heart desired. This turned out to be figure drawing. The creativity that emerged from that year was pure magic–but not at first....
5 Ways to Get Started With Coding For Homeschoolers

5 Ways to Get Started With Coding For Homeschoolers

I, EEME Dad, make hands-on kits to teach kids robotics, electronics and coding. Here are my thoughts on how to teach kids coding. As an infant, we learned our first language by speaking as soon as possible. We slurred our words. We spoke the wrong phrases. But that’s...
Ways to Add Technology to Your Homeschool Instruction

Ways to Add Technology to Your Homeschool Instruction

We have a pretty tech savvy household. In a technology driven world, we aim to help our students become informed technology users. Part of being a discerning user is balancing the production vs. consumption in your life. In our homeschool, we meet this goal with a...
How to Find Homeschool Math Lessons in Nature

How to Find Homeschool Math Lessons in Nature

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 took me years to learn. It was 2003. I had been teaching in...
3 Tips for Choosing Homeschool Extracurriculars

3 Tips for Choosing Homeschool Extracurriculars

When someone asks me if my kids get enough socialization, honestly my first response is usually to laugh! Truth be told, we have a harder time staying home to homeschool than we do finding opportunities to socialize. The real challenge is deciding what homeschool...