What do homeschool methods look like in real life? Come with us as we take a look at how the various methods play out in real homeschools, going beyond just a basic definition and supplying you with tons of resources for each homeschool method.
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
Looking for a way to teach geography in a fun and engaging way? How about via song? Geography Songs is a great way to help kids learn all things geography! Geography Songs – Sing Around the World! You know how, in secret societies, people recognize each other by a sign, a gesture, or a word? Well, that’s how I used to feel about Geography Songs.
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.
Do your little ones struggle with handwriting? Is it hard for them to hold a pencil comfortably? Or do they grip it very tightly? Learning to write shouldn’t have to be a struggle. There are so many ways we can help, and one of my favorite tools is the Starter Pencil Kit from Draw Your World. You probably know the folks at Draw Your World
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