As the world comes alive again, what better way to teach our children about nature, food, hands-on history, and practical skills than by gardening? Whether we do a formal study or make gardening a purely hands-on project, our children will learn with a homeschool garden. And whether or not our children end up being gardeners, the knowledge, the work itself, and the skills will benefit
Happy New Year from all of us here at Curriculum Choice. The Curriculum Choice authors are back with a wealth of inspiration for your homeschools this winter. We present The Winter Homeschool! How to Make the Most of The Winter Homeschool By now, most of us will be in the throes of winter weather. The days are shorter, the temperatures dipping below what can be
Teaching geography at home can come in all sorts of ways from using a specific curriculum to including geography as part of your everyday studies. The authors at Curriculum Choice share their tried and true teaching methods for geography. Feel free to bookmark this resource for later! Teaching Geography From the Curriculum Choice Archives At The Curriculum Choice, you’ll find plenty of geography curriculum reviews.
When your children reach middle school age you start to realize that homeschooling has made a slight shift. Kids are older and ready for some independence (but not too much!). They have more questions and want to discuss everything with you (and may even question everything you ask them to do). It comes with the territory – and age. If you’re looking for some advice
There are many different ways to homeschool to college. Some teens aim to complete their high school years at home, then go directly into the world of work. Others go to community college and earn dual credit or work towards an Associates Degree. Other teens are homeschooling high school and planning to apply to a four year college. My 17-year-old daughter was one of them.
Choosing a homeschool writing curriculum can be a daunting task for any home educator, whether you are brand new or a seasoned one. Today here at The Curriculum Choice we’re sharing our favorite tried and true homeschool writing programs that span many ages. Homeschool Writing Curriculum There are plenty of choices available to home educators when it comes to homeschool writing curriculum. How do you
I’d like to share with you two helpful homeschooling books by Ruth Beechick that I read this summer. Dr. Beechick is a lifelong teacher and curriculum author who now writes mostly for homeschoolers. The Three R’s This small book (just over 100 pages) covers grades K-3. As you can guess from the title it covers the basics for those early grades. It contains three sections
It’s that time of year again where everyone is talking homeschool curriculum choices. Maybe you are just starting out and don’t know where to begin, or maybe you are using something you don’t love and looking for something new. Want to hear about homeschool curriculum choices from those of us that have been in the trenches? Well here is your chance! Making homeschool curriculum choices