For some reason, I thought teaching creative writing to my homeschooled kids would feel simple. I’m a writer! But, feeling comfortable as a writer didn’t quite equal to easily teaching the skill. Helping my students put together an academic paper? Not a problem. Teaching creative writing? Not so much. So I feel grateful for helpful tools in this area. I’ve discovered how Bardsy Homeschool can
When we first started homeschooling, spelling was one subject that I thought I could easily handle with a workbook. We trudged through many years of Abeka spelling books and then switched to Spelling Workout for a few years with the youngest boys. By the time I reached my third child, spelling lists and tests had begun to try my patience. It seemed silly for them
We have two teenage boys in our house and you know what that means. Driving a car is just around the corner. We found two driver’s education resources that will help us prepare our teens for the privilege of driving. I hope if you have an up and coming teenage driver that you will check these programs out. Driver’s Education and Auto Shop Both driver’s
In just a few short months I’ll graduate my third child from high school. I feel quite excited for my daughter. Although it also feels surreal her homeschool days are complete. For all the Moms of preschoolers or elementary kids, know that graduation does actually come! — and comes fast. My teens’ transition from homeschooling came with a learning curve. Definitely, searching colleges to match interests
Every year in January we celebrate the life and contributions of MLK Jr. Who was he? Why was he important? What contributions did he make to our history? All these questions and more are important ones to know. Who Was Martin Luther King Jr.? Martin Luther King, Jr., was born January 15th, 1929 as Michael Luther King, Jr., but later changed his name to Martin.
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
As October is rolling in, along with the beautiful colored leaves, we draw nearer to Thanksgiving. A time for family. A time for reflection. Also a time for learning. Think about including Thanksgiving Homeschool activities in your homeschool day. Crafts, books, educational ideas and so much more can be geared toward Thanksgiving. The Thanksgiving Homeschool Let’s talk Thanksgiving! Whether you are teaching about Christopher Columbus