How To Start Homeschooling

How to Start Homeschooling: A Foolproof Guide

How to Start Homeschooling: A Foolproof Guide Have you decided to homeschool, but are now wondering how to even get started? There is so much information to figure out and too many experts telling you what you should do. Take a deep breath. Here’s how you to start homeschooling without the stress, worry, or overwhelm.  … Read More

Homeschool Spelling

Homeschool Spelling: How to Keep it Simple and Fun!

Homeschool Spelling: How to Keep it Simple and Fun! Homeschool spelling for kids doesn’t need to be difficult or time consuming. With these ideas, you can be sure your kids are building their spelling skills while having fun—because everyone learns better when they are enjoying the process! How to Homeschool Spelling for Your Elementary Student … Read More

How To Avoid and Conquer Homeschool Burnout

How To Avoid and Conquer Homeschool Burnout You feel overwhelmed, tired, and unmotivated. Your heart’s desire is to be with your kids and give them the best education possible, but you are struggling with even wanting to get started each morning. Can you relate? If so, you may be experiencing homeschool burnout. What is burnout? … Read More

Copywork

Why You Should Use Copywork in Your Homeschool

Why You Should Use Copywork in Your Homeschool As a public school language arts teacher, I assumed the way to teach language skills was with grammar books, writing texts, worksheets, spelling workbooks…you get the idea. But when we think of language arts as so many different subjects and curriculum it can be overwhelming. I have … Read More

Homeschool Reading Curriculum

Do Kids Really Need a Curriculum to Be Great Readers?

Do Kids Really Need a Curriculum to Be Great Readers? Do kids really need a homeschool reading curriculum to be great readers? Yes and no. First we have to define what is meant when we say curriculum. Why? Because when we talk about homeschool reading curriculum, it probably involves more than you think—but in a … Read More

The Best Encouragement and Support for Homeschool Teachers

The Best Encouragement and Support for Homeschool Teachers “Within the word encouragement we see the word ‘courage,’ which means the ability to face danger and deal with it. To encourage, then, is to help develop that ability in someone, while the ‘ment’ at the end makes that development into a noun, the act of giving … Read More

Homeschool Middle School

What You Need to Know About Homeschool Middle School

What You Need to Know About Homeschool Middle School Maybe you look back on your own middle school experience and remember feeling awkward, like you really didn’t fit in anywhere. Perhaps you are new to this homeschooling thing and have no idea what to expect. Or you’ve loved teaching elementary ages so much, you’re sad … Read More

children's books on science

7 Children’s Books on Science Every First Grader Should Read

7 Children’s Books on Science Every First Grader Should Read Science is more than laboratory experiments and long words; science is everywhere we look. As educators, it’s our job to make science enjoyable for first graders so they will be interested in learning more about it, and one of the easiest ways to help make … Read More

Fish Faces

More Colorful Fish Faces And Exciting Ocean Life Facts 

More Colorful Fish Faces And Exciting Ocean Life Facts  Ah, ocean life! It is truly an exciting topic to study for everyone, no matter how old you are. Especially when covering elementary science, you have to spend some time dedicated to marine life. Colorful fish faces and underwater photos are a must.  Luckily, we have … Read More

Dinosaur Printables

Dinosaur Printables That Will Boost The Fun In Your Homeschool

Dinosaur Printables That Will Boost The Fun In Your Homeschool What is it about dinosaurs that kids love so much? Um, pretty much everything, right? Giant lizards stomping around the earth roaring; of course, kids love them. Dinosaurs are a lot of fun to explore. But did you know learning about dinosaurs is a perfect … Read More