Why We Chose Dual Enrollment for Homeschooling High School

Dual enrollment courses are real college courses for real college credit; the final grades are reflected in a student’s college GPA. As such, it is important to make sure your student is ready for the demanding work a college class will require.

Morning Time with High Schoolers

One of the hallmarks of our home education journey has been our steady use of Morning Time in our homeschool. Today I'd like to share how I include my teens in this intentional daily gathering time. Morning Time or as we like to call it, Morning Basket is a way to...

Summer Reading for Homeschool Teens

Summer is just around the corner, and if you’re like many moms, you may be wondering how to get the kids off of technology and into a book once in a while, right? This is my “how-to guide” for summer reading for teens.

Simple Steps to Preventing High School Burnout for Homeschoolers

How do you go about preventing burnout in your high school students? Helping your teen stay off the burnout train in high school is a task that will test many home educating parents. As you transition into the high school years from middle school, it’s important to remember that your teen is used to you being there for them guiding them through their studies and in the high school years things tend to become much more burdensome for your student as the attempt to keep track of all they are juggling on their plate.

25 Activities & Resources for Teens Interested in Engineering Careers

The word engineer is derived from the Latin words ingeniare (“to contrive, devise”) and ingenium (“cleverness”). Today, engineering is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. In anticipation of Engineers Week next month, I’m delighted to share with you 25 activities and resources to help you teach engineering concepts to teens.