When you’ve been homeschooling for nearly twenty years, some curriculum companies come and stay in your homeschool. For our family, Apologia Sciences is one of those! Student after student, I have dusted off our stored books again and again for the current year’s use – including high school biology. I was compensated for my time to write this post; all opinions are my own. This
This year our family enters year 18 of homeschooling… …and I enter my fourth time leading a teen through high school! I feel so grateful to many curriculum companies in our homeschool. When I needed support (or sometimes hand-holding), they were right there. Apologia Science curriculum definitely finds shelf space in our house. From elementary to high school, my kids and I really like their
Nature studies. Outside time. Looking. Investigating. These are the things we love! I ran across something called Exploring Nature with Children and was really curious about it – it looked like something we would really enjoy – and I was right! Exploring Nature with Children, a Charlotte Mason Method This Charlotte Mason type study consists of a 240 page pdf file by Lynn Seddon of Raising
Summer time is a fantastic time to kick back and enjoy some summer themed learning adventures. Here at The Curriculum Choice, we’re sharing our shark themed ideas. With these resources, you can enjoy a shark month for homeschoolers! Heather from Blog, She Wrote We love summer learning! Here are some of our favorite shark themed units and activities along with some extra resources for putting
If you know Tim and Moby, then you know BrainPOP. BrainPOP is a popular website featuring engaging, educational resources. Most homeschool families know about their award-winning videos, however that is just one part of what makes BrainPOP unique. The website also boasts GameUp, quizzes, BrainPOP Jr, BrainPOP ESL, plus lesson plans and other resources for educators. It’s even available in Spanish. This post contains affiliate
The school year is approaching its end and it’s time to once again re-assess our homeschools. Are there things we need to change? Resources that have or have not worked? Perhaps you are moving into a different season in your homeschool. This is what we as a homeschooling family have recently gone through. Up to now we have used an eclectic Charlotte Mason approach. We
A few years ago my son mentioned he wanted to learn French. I thought of all the other, possibly, more useful languages we could learn based on where we lived. I tried, oh so hard, to convince him that he was crazy and we should really aim for one of those other languages. Not even slightly tempted he was so sure French was the way
STEM is a buzz word in educational circles that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. As homeschoolers, it can be a challenge to find the right resources and tools to teach STEM well. The Curriculum Choice Authors have put together a collection of links for you on the topic of the STEM homeschool. We hope it will provide practical help for your families!