5 Essential Tips for Plugging into a Homeschool Group or Co-op

5 Essential Tips for Plugging into a Homeschool Group or Co-op

5 Essential Tips for Plugging into a Homeschool Group or Co-op Once you have made the exciting decision to join a homeschool group or co-op, there is another element to the process. Plugging in. Plugging in is the most overlooked and often overwhelming part of joining a homeschool group or co-op. For all different reasons, … Read More

How to Choose Between Joining a Homeschool Group or Co-op

How to Choose Between Joining a Homeschool Group or Co-op

How to Choose Between Joining a Homeschool Group or Co-op Have you ever wondered what the difference is between homeschool groups and homeschool co-ops? Is there a difference? Yes! And although both are ultimately about community as well as education, a homeschool group and homeschool co-op are two slightly different types of community-based organizations. Knowing … Read More

Poetry and Photography: Homeschool Group + Co-op Curriculum

Poetry and Photography: Homeschool Group + Co-op Curriculum

Poetry and Photography: A Homeschool Group Study of the Power of Words and Images   What is poetry? We love this definition: “Poetry is a form of literature that follows specific forms to create a rhythm and/or rhyme scheme. Without those elements we have the poetic form known as ’free verse,’ but it retains an … Read More

21 Activities to Do with Your Homeschool Group to Get the Wiggles Out

21 Activities to Do with Your Homeschool Group to Get the Wiggles Out

If you are involved with a homeschool group or co-op, then you know exactly how important getting the wiggles out before a lesson begins can be. Maybe you are waiting for all the families to arrive, or the group lesson hasn’t quite begun, and you need to eliminate the wiggles. Just a little activity to … Read More

11 Ways to Socialize Your Homeschool

11 Ways to Socialize Your Homeschool

11 Ways to Socialize Your Homeschool One of the main concerns people have about homeschooling is socialization. Many worry that these kids don’t spend enough time talking and playing with other people. They imagine them sitting at home all the time with no one to talk to but their immediate family. However, for most homeschooled … Read More