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...

5 Reasons to Love BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS

5 Reasons to Love BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS

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.
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.
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!
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

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.
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

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!
Top 10 Ways to Drill Math Facts

Top 10 Ways to Drill Math Facts

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?
The Massive Homeschool Geography Guide

The Massive Homeschool Geography Guide

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.
The Massive Guide for Homeschooling Math

The Massive Guide for Homeschooling Math

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.