Inspiration and Engagement
From field trips to at-home activities, holiday learning to daily stress management, stay motivated with these creative ideas!
Explore Elementary Math with Real-World Connections
Incorporating real-world connections into elementary math education is a powerful way to make learning more engaging and meaningful. By using everyday examples, such as cooking or money, students can see how math applies to their daily lives. Math games, technology, art and even books can also be valuable tools to foster a lifelong appreciation for […]
How Do Learning Pods Work? How Do I Set One Up?
The concept of a learning pod–a group of families who band together for regular learning and interaction–evolved more recently as a method of pooling resources and embedding limited socialization during pandemic shutdowns. Learning pods, also known as microschools, bring together several families of same- or mixed-aged students to share in an educational experience. Since their […]
Roadschooling: The Ultimate Educational Travel Adventure!
Flexibility is one of the main factors that draws families to homeschooling—particularly flexibility in scheduling and in individualizing instruction. What many families overlook, however, is the flexibility that homeschooling brings to where schooling takes place. Can you homeschool outside of the home? Absolutely! Roadschooling, or “learning on the road,” is one form of homeschooling that […]
Fourth of July Activities for Homeschoolers
“Independence Day” or “July 4th” — two names for the patriotic holiday set aside for the commemoration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. On that day, the Continental Congress put the original 13 colonies in motion toward the creation of a new nation — the United States of America. That’s certainly […]
Memorial Day Activities for Homeschoolers
Every year, the last Monday of May is Memorial Day in the United States. It is a time when our nation collectively pauses to remember the service and sacrifice of all those in the armed services who have died. Most local towns or communities will schedule specific services, parades, or ceremonies for the service members. […]