What to Do If Your Homeschool Program Isn’t Working
Envision this scenario: You’ve passed the halfway point of the homeschool year and frustrations abound. Your kids aren’t enjoying their schooling which means you aren’t enjoying it either. Some days end in slammed doors and tears (either theirs, yours…or both), and once the school day is over, everyone needs time alone to recover. Does this […]
Leap into Learning About a Leap Year!
Welcome to the curious calendar anomaly that is the leap year, a year that occurs every four years to balance our earthly orbit and keep our calendars running smoothly. This quirk in timekeeping has fascinated cultures through the ages, sparking unusual traditions, mathematical conundrums, and scientific discoveries. In this deep dive into leap year lore, […]
Ideas for Celebrating Lunar New Year
The Lunar New Year also known as “Spring Festival” in some areas, is the observance of the new year using the lunisolar calendar. It’s traditionally celebrated in several Asian countries such as China, South Korea, Tibet, and Vietnam, not to mention diaspora communities of Asian descent in the US and all around the world. The […]
Volunteering and Community Service Hours for Homeschoolers
As parents educating their children at home, you might wonder, “Is it possible to fit volunteering into a homeschooler’s schedule? At what age can someone start volunteering?” These are the questions this blog aims to answer, along with highlighting why your homeschooler should get involved in volunteering. How Community Service Can Benefit Your Homeschooler Volunteering […]
Learn About and Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s activism and powerful speeches have inspired millions. Besides being an exceptional orator, he played a crucial role in significant legislative changes in the United States, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Immigration and Nationality Services Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing […]
Reduce Test Anxiety and Build Confidence with Enrichment and Practice
While it’s not possible to remove all testing from your child’s academic career, it is possible to help them develop strategies to mitigate test anxiety. Many things can contribute to test anxiety: Lack of preparation Poor performance on previous exams Being overly concerned with grades Fear of parental disapproval Perfectionism Luckily, with the right preparation […]
Learning In the Home Kitchen Classroom
As the world is changing, the way we teach our children is evolving too. Learning does not only happen in a classroom but also in the home – and not just at a desk, but anywhere in the house. In fact, The home kitchen can be an excellent place to instill learning opportunities for your […]