Everything you need to know about home education along with resources to get you started.
“Celebrate 100 Days of Learning” is a free download from MensaForKids.org that actually includes 50 activities related to the 100 theme: The activities may be given to the students for individual self-guided work, or they may be taught in a classroom or a home-school setting…. Assessment strategies and rubrics are included. Examples include: Line up […]
Education at its best is an impartation of knowledge, skills, and values. But that is just the beginning. It is also an implantation of the ability to teach oneself, to understand what is known — and what is yet to learn — and where to look for it. It is also by design, and therefore […]
We know first-hand that living on one income while homeschooling can be a challenge. But where there is a will there is a way! Here are our 10 tried-and-true tips for making it happen: 1. Stick to your budget. We have operated on a budget since nearly the beginning. It started before we had children […]
Each year through our weeks off during the Christmas break, I read several inspiring home-educating-related books to stay creative and motivated. Time alone spent educating ourselves makes us better teachers and mentors, and the breaks we incorporate in our schedules provide the time to read deeply — instead of peeking in here and there between […]
If we’re not careful, Thanksgiving can end up being an over-stressed, over-indulgent, over-chaotic holiday!
The concept of “gifted” learners is a tough one. One the one hand, we all know and accept that all children are gifted in some way. On the other hand, there are those who are gifted when it comes to learning. These children tend to be underserved in our society — after all we appreciate […]
Considering homeschooling your special learner? A home full of love, warmth, security, and support can be the ideal atmosphere in which these children will thrive. Their needs can be met in an environment where there are no labels. There is help in abundance for such families. “The first step in working with your special needs […]
Homeschooling requires finding balance. With all of the the focus on being productive, it is not surprising that we find ourselves on the cusp of complete and utter burnout! We have apps, roles and goals, lists, habits, more to do better, and frogs to eat. And our complete focus on pushing through and getting things […]
Today we are constantly hit with streaming, flashing, fast-paced content that tends to leave us distracted and anything but organized. Here are 20 tips for staying organized — but this is not your ordinary let’s-get-organized list…. Obviously, discipline is one key to staying organized. When it comes to getting organized, this is the area that […]
Summer School for Mom series to help you prepare and be fired up for the next year!
Keep them learning this summer with these free summer units, free eBooks, and great summer-themed finds!