While homeschooling my 4 preteens, I discovered that the math books I had access to were not presenting any of the basic math they would need for the future. So I solved the problem by creating my own credit card and checking account curriculum. It was a year of learning for all of us.
Learn the most efficient and effective way to homeschool using checklists.
For history to be fun, children must relate to it. Sometimes that means talking about poop.
This article will provide parents of some of the youngest gifted learners with a way to begin teaching American history.
This article is about how to make history fun for young children and engage both their minds and bodies in learning about the past.
Round up the kids and try these fun projects to add a little springtime to your home.
Unschooling is a legal form of homeschooling that puts the child's natural curiosity at the forefront of their schooling. Wondering what the differences between classical homeschooling and unschooling are? Here's how unschooling works.
This is a creative craft project based around pizzas. The article also includes ideas for expanding the activity into other subject areas, including maths, English, gardening and history.
I'm a homeschooling mother of two children. I was nervous about homeschooling. What if I fail at this? What if my children don't learn anything? What are my in-laws find out? What am I forgetting? I recount the good, the bad, and the wonderful in my first year of being a homeschooling mom.
This article explains what Acellus steps are, and also goes over how to avoid cheating Acellus and how to manage the account screen.
A valuable online resource with an associated App that is mostly user-friendly.
A guide for designing and implementing your own music appreciation curriculum for homeschoolers.
Homeschooling while dealing with your own pain and suffering, whether temporary or long-term, can be a difficult thing to do. Trust me! I know. However, it is not impossible.
Here are some field trip ideas that may be popular for a mixed age group of kids and teens.
Are you wondering how many hours a day you should homeschool, how your kids can make friends, or if it will work for your family? Get answers to frequently asked questions from a former homeschooled kid and current homeschooling mom!
Most people homeschool for religious reasons, concerns about school safety and education quality, or because they want to be their child's teacher. Here's a look at 13 reasons for homeschooling.
The Montessori method of education speaks to the curiosity within each child and allows each child to blossom. Learn simple ways of creating a Montessori home environment that will enable your child to soar to great heights.
A review of The Core Knowledge Series of books edited by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. These books are an excellent guide for home-schooling parents and all parents who want to make sure important subject matter isn't being left out of their child's educational experience.
An update on the Colfax boys from "Homeschooling For Excellence" Fame. Their successes and what they are doing now.
Questionnaire to help parents determine if home schooling is right for their children and their family.
Homeschoolers rate better on standardized tests than public school students. Homeschool kids outperform other students in spelling bees and other academic contests.