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 will really benefit your students.
3 Tips for Choosing Homeschool Extracurriculars

3 Tips for Choosing Homeschool Extracurriculars

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?
How Minecraft Teaches Problem Solving

How Minecraft Teaches Problem Solving

Make learning fun with games, apps, services and more. We know that the more interested kids are in what they are doing the more likely they are to retain the information. So make learning fun with these resources.
15 Awesome Autumn STEM Activities

15 Awesome Autumn STEM Activities

Are you looking for ways to breathe some life into your homeschool?  Ways to liven things up without adding in a lot of prep time for yourself?  What if I told you that technology has you covered?
Robotics in Your Homeschool

Robotics in Your Homeschool

Pumpkins, cooler weather, crunchy leaves...Autumn is such a fun and exciting time of the year. Now that the heat of Summer has subsided and you're settling into a normal, daily homeschool routine, it's the perfect time to add in something new. Hopefully this list of Autumn STEM activities will get you and your family excited!
5 Favorite Ways to Homeschool With LEGO®

5 Favorite Ways to Homeschool With LEGO®

Mention robotics and my 40+ year old mind goes to Rosie The Robot, the Jetsons’s housekeeper. I used to love that cartoon. My young mind could just imagine the automated life of the future with robots doing all my chores. Fast forward to 2017. Where is Rosie? She hasn't shown up in my house yet. While we might not be interacting with our robotic housekeeper on a daily basis, robots do play a huge part in our modern way of life.
25 Activities & Resources for Teens Interested in Engineering Careers

25 Activities & Resources for Teens Interested in Engineering Careers

I'm not sure we could successfully homeschool without LEGO® bricks. (I write this jokingly, but there is some element of truth to the statement.) LEGO® learning can take place across all subject areas, ages, and interest levels. LEGO® bricks will speak to a child when nothing else will, and sometimes they help make a break-through to understanding in a critical math or science concept.
STEM Engineering For Kids

STEM Engineering For Kids

Are you looking for ways to breathe some life into your homeschool?  Ways to liven things up without adding in a lot of prep time for yourself?  What if I told you that technology has you covered?
Bringing Computer Science to Your Homeschool

Bringing Computer Science to Your Homeschool

With such a huge focus on STEM education these days, today I want to focus on the engineering aspect of STEM and give you some ideas for teaching Engineering to young kids. Why teach engineering at a young age? Kids love building things and are natural-born builders! You have probably noticed that already in your own kids. They love blocks, tinker toys and LEGO bricks. The great thing about this is they are already excited and ready to learn more about it!
10 Ideas for Summer STEM

10 Ideas for Summer STEM

Imagine providing a subject in your classroom that your students can’t wait to study. Tell your kids they can learn how to create their own computer games, apps, and websites and watch their eyes light up. You will not have to twist any arms to get those homework assignments finished. Instead of sitting around playing video games, your students could be learning the skills necessary to write their own!
Top 10 Ways to Drill Math Facts

Top 10 Ways to Drill Math Facts

This list may be just what you need to kick your summer into scientific overdrive! As a parent, you'll love having these handy go-to experiments and ideas right at your fingertips. Your kids will love getting messy, getting wet and I am betting that delicious S'more challenges will probably be their favorites.
10 Minute Nature Studies

10 Minute Nature Studies

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?
Top Ten Writing Topics About Outer Space for Kids

Top Ten Writing Topics About Outer Space for Kids

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.