Many of us are taking time right now to plan for the next school year, and while curriculum planning and routines are important, so is homeschool success.
Teaching my homeschooled kids to have a growth mindset has made a huge improvement in their attitudes about learning.
Tips for homeschooling multiple ages and general tips that will help homeschooling flow more smoothly no matter what method you prefer.
Open-ended creativity is filled with mistakes and mishaps and gives permission to get it wrong before you nail it, before you even know what it is.
You don’t have to become a full-fledged unschooler to adopt a few unschooling philosophies. These are three that any homeschooling style can embrace.
No matter what your homeschool style, it is possible to bring a little of the Waldorf homeschool magic into your children’s lives with these simple ideas.
When your homeschool curriculum isn’t working it doesn’t have to mean that your homeschool is a failure. Try these 5 possible solutions.
Tired of feeling like your homeschool is always busy, but not achieving anything of worth? You need to set your homeschooling priorities – learn how here.
Just by itself homeschooling can make everyday learning rich and interesting, but homeschool strewing is the sprinkles on the cake! Strewing is allowing your child to discover something you have casually left out for them to find.
Thinking about a smooth homeschool start? Whatever your method or calendar flow, August and September typically represent fresh starts for school rhythms.
For working parents who need a set schedule with structure, teaching classically has proven the test of time, with excellency and time efficiency.
Do you have a child is always on the move and enjoys hands-on activities and play-acting? Homeschooling your hands-on learner also known as a kinesthetic learner can be difficult at first, but it gets better when we change our mindset on how we think “school” should look like in our “home” school.
Ever feel like as a homeschooler, you’re doing everything wrong? I’ve got news for you, homeschool moms. Homeschooling is actually the origin of Project-Based learning. Educational professionals are finally catching on.
There’s no doubt about it - I love my freedom! I’m a bohemian in some ways and I love to try doing things differently - which is why I was drawn to homeschooling over ten years ago. One of the things home education affords my family is the opportunity to be flexible...
Finding the right homeschool group or co-op can be a struggle, here are some simple tips from a homeschool group leader to help you find your perfect fit.
While it can be helpful, especially when first beginning your homeschool journey, to have an ideology to guide you as you purchase curriculum and plan your day. But, sometimes holding to a homeschool method goes wrong.
Although there may be a perception that hands-on learning is somehow “less than” other, more traditional methods, this is just simply not true for many learners. If your child needs an out-of-the-box, more hands-on approach, go with it. It will make learning easier and more fun for both of you!
Gameschooling refers to homeschooling with games. Gameschoolers use games as part of their homeschool curriculum. I am convinced that, with a little planning, you could create an entire curriculum using educational board games and high-quality read alouds.
As the popularity of morning time grows, so do the misunderstandings about it. I’m am on a crusade to vanquish those myths right now.
Whether you are new to homeschooling or you’ve been homeschooling for a number of years, there may come a time when you will find the need to homeschool without a curriculum. This could be for a variety of reasons. It may be that you have a child with special needs that can’t use a traditional curriculum, or it could be that you find interest led learning is best for your curious child. Whatever the reason, know that it is not only possible to homeschool successfully without a pre-written curriculum, you may find the freedom that it affords to be the exact solution you need.
You don’t have to do a lapbook to call yourself a homeschooler, but you might be missing out. Look at these 10 reasons why you should try a lapbook, including three excellent tips on how to make learning stick.