Homeschooling high school can be an intimidating time for a homeschool parent. But homeschooling high school to college can be even more intimidating! What courses should my high schooler take? What credits would be best in prep for college acceptance? How do I track it all? What about the college application process? Fortunately, our author, Betsy Sproger has a very practical guide Homeschooling High School
Throughout my years of homeschooling we have tried many different resources, curriculum, and teaching methods. When it comes to history and science we tend to lean towards a more hands on approach. Geography has been something I have put more importance on with my children. I didn’t half appreciate the importance of geography while I was in school, and now I find it to be
Homeschoolers love stacks of books. Library books. New school books. Books for simply reading for pleasure. But sometimes purchasing and collecting the books for that curriculum list can be a bit overwhelming. I have a frugal answer for you. A homeschool library start up from Dover Publications. ~Don’t miss the discount code plus the giveaways for each age group at the end!! We received this
Reading good books together is a cornerstone practice of our homeschool. Reading together gives our children a deep well of reliable language patterns. This reservoir helps them become discerning, articulate readers and writers. Good books also spark their imagination and give them a rich sense of lived history. But really, one of the biggest benefits is that it’s enjoyable to share stories together. ~Don’t miss
Most of us will agree that to be able to write is a skill of great importance to have in the journey of life. For a start if our children are college bound, being able to write and take notes effectively could spell the difference between success and failure. To be able to articulate well in the written word is definitely a skill that I
Here I am again. It’s summer and we are enjoying learning history on a Saturday night! True statement. See, Dave Raymond’s Modernity is now available. And since we enjoyed American History so very much (as an elective even!) last year, we find ourselves soaking up another volume of this fantastic curriculum. Yes we do. It is digital homeschool curriculum we love. 50% off for just
Like most of you, I am pulling together resources for the new academic year. Here in England we are still hard at work until the latter half of July, then the summer holidays stretch out before us for the entire month of August – bliss! But before those carefree days can commence, I need to have all my ducks in a row for the autumn.
A few years back I created a history course for my teen using a textbook as a spine and then adding in other related books and movies. One of the movies we watched has stayed with her for years. In fact, we were just talking about it the other night! Movies can be a great visual for kids to hang their thoughts on and thus