Veterans Day Activities for Children
Each year, on November 11, a Veterans Day National Ceremony is held at Arlington National Cemetery. At 11 a.m., a color guard made up of members from each of the branches of military service, honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces. Many homeschooling families use the time leading up to […]
Fall Learning Activities for Kids
Fall, and all of the season’s beautiful colors, foods, sports, and festivals, is here. For all of us involved in our children’s education, fall is a pivotal time to strengthen skills, reclaim any learning losses from “summer slide”, and prevent student burnout early in the school year. Fall learning activities can be just what your […]
Why Is My Child Falling Behind in School? How Do I Help?
You awake one morning with a gnawing feeling in the pit of your stomach. You suspect that your child is struggling in school, and you feel a stab of guilt as you realize that you may not be doing everything possible to make sure they succeed. This feeling can occur whether your child is in […]
Manage and Prevent Homeschool Student Burnout
As homeschoolers, we often visualize utopian images of what a homeschool day should look like. We envision our children deeply engaged and excited about learning, asking inquisitive questions, debating topics, and seeking new information to further their learning. We want their educational experiences to be invigorating, and work hard to help them to reach their […]
How to Close Learning Gaps with Afterschool Enrichment
Are you concerned that your child may have some learning gaps? Do you fear that a summer break or lack of quality instruction in school has caused your child to experience learning losses? What should you do? You can have your child stay after school to practice what was learned earlier in the day, or […]
Easy Homeschool Budget Hacks
One of the most common questions prospective homeschoolers ask is “What does homeschooling cost?” The answer to this varies depending on who you ask, but if done right, an effective homeschool can be a lower-cost learning option for your family. Careful selection of materials using a curriculum checklist–along with a few homeschool budget hacks–can make […]
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