Favorite Books for Homeschool Planning It’s that time of year again when homeschoolers around the globe begin that arduous and exciting task of planning for the new school year. Some homeschooling families enjoy year-round schooling, but our family generally likes to take the summer off as best we can because we have so much bad weather all winter and spring (aka RAIN) that by the time
I think the biggest learning curve with homeschooling is finding what works best for your family. Fortunately, for our family, Tapestry of Grace is a wonderful homeschooling fit. If you are on a curriculum search, I highly suggest you take a look at Tapestry of Grace. Because I am so grateful that we found this curriculum early in our homeschooling, I share with you today
The pool is open. The lemonade has been made. The grill is getting hot. Summer is in the air. And homeschooling mothers everywhere breathe a sigh of relief. Another year finished! But as soon as we turn in the final portfolio or take end of the year tests, our thoughts start to turn to plans for next year. Where do we even begin? Excellent published
Looking back, organizing my homeschool was not all about having the “right” resources, art supplies and curriculum. It was really more about finding ways that I could meet my daughter’s educational needs, within a loving, nurturing home. The atmosphere of our home was the most important ingredient for me. That my daughter felt loved, encouraged, and also had a routine that nurtured her, that was
Did you know there is a whole day devoted to celebrating homeschool teachers? Yes, April 28th is Homeschool Teacher Appreciation Day – celebrating you! All this week there are special events, webinars, giveaways and more. Here are the top six reasons to join in the celebration It’s a lively celebration to thank you for your hard work and dedication throughout the year Free webinars packed
This post contains affiliate links. Is homeschooling high school in your future? Whether you have been homeschooling for several years, or plan to begin with the high school years, you will quickly realize that the high school years bring unique opportunities and requirements. Don’t worry, you will still find the flexibility your family enjoyed when homeschooling the younger grades, but there are different guidelines and
Spring has officially sprung, and for homeschoolers that often means it’s planning season. People are out and about at conventions, looking at new curriculum, making choices for the coming year. What if I suggested that a key ingredient to a successful school year wasn’t only the right curriculum? What if I suggested that the atmosphere in your home was as important as the book list?
In 2013 I reviewed the Accelerated Christian Education (A.C.E) curriculum for The Curriculum Choice. Three years on I am still getting comments and questions in my inbox on that review. I had shared a general overview, pros and cons, as well as personal thoughts and an important note addressing some really negative reviews that I had come across in the period of time that I