This is the umpteenth time I’m reading a Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum book from Cathy Duffy, and each time the very first paragraphs bring tears to my eyes. One of the saddest sights I’ve ever seen was opening day of a three-day homeschool convention. Day one had been designated for only new homeschoolers. Five hundred or more raw homeschooling recruits streamed into an exhibit
We hear it often, but what does it actually mean to be “tech savvy”? Cambridge dictionary defines it as one whom is well informed about or proficient in the use of modern technology, especially computers. Growing up, few of my peers had experience with computers. My first exposure to the internet wasn’t until I was in my final year of college. Today, tech-savvy individuals gain
We Christian homeschoolers can teach our kids almost anything, and we do. The one thing we have issues with, however, is sex education and that is because, as Christians, most of us are unaware of what the world out there is actually like these days. And unless you’ve seen the enemy, you don’t know what your kids are up against or how to help them.
History has always been the backbone of the homeschool plan in my home. What I mean is that I often plan and build my homeschool curriculum choices and enhancements around our history for the year. I love to add historical fiction for our reading selections and art lessons for some hands on history projects. I also love approaching this subject in the homeschool environment. If
Our authors here at The Curriculum Choice are bringing you all their homeschool screen time ideas. From tips on managing screen time, to their own thoughts on screen time, and what they are using in their homeschools! In this age of technology there is lots of talk about screen time. How much is too much? What do you consider screen time? Is screen time harmful
As our homeschool year winds down I am looking to the coming year. I spend June cleaning out the homeschool room of this year’s stuff. Tying up loose ends, putting away curriculum we are done with, throwing out all the stuff that inevitably accumulates, etc. Then I dig in to my homeschool planning for the coming year. Even with only two left to go (one
An organized homeschool is a successful homeschool! One important piece of organization is in record-keeping. Just how do the authors of the Curriculum Choice stay on top of homeschool record keeping? We share our secrets in this post! Homeschool Record Keeping From The Curriculum Choice Archives Be sure to browse the tabs above to find reviews for record keeping and organizational helps. You might also
If you need or desire to offer your children end of year testing — I suggest checking out the ease and flexibility of Homeschool Testing! It is no-fuss standardized testing for your homeschool. Growing up I either enjoyed testing week at school, or really disliked those days. I was a solid A-student, but testing threw me off. My love-hate relationship resulted from feeling overwhelmed by