Tips & Resources
Homeschool for a Second Year or Go Back to School?
I started homeschooling back when the word and idea were not widely known. Now that 10 percent of the U.S. population is homeschooling, I’m asked more and more by friends whether they should homeschool a second year or return to traditional schooling. A survey from the U.S. Census bureau tells a fascinating story about the […]
Top Five Ways for Homeschooling Parents to Stay Engaged
Homeschool burnout affects even the most prepared and seasoned homeschool parent. Juggling schedules and balancing home life, homeschooling, and often work, can be exhausting. As the end of your school year approaches, within this very challenging year, many homeschool parents are finding it harder to stay engaged and focused on the finish line. In addition […]
Fun Ways to Keep the Springtime Learning Going!
This has been a year like no other for children across the nation, with social distancing and other pandemic-related challenges preventing them from doing many of the springtime activities they’re used to this time of year. With the end of this challenging school year drawing near, and with the weather getting nicer, it’s not surprising […]
Remote Learning vs Online Homeschooling: Differences Matter
If you’re a parent of school-aged children, you may be confused by the various terms used today to describe how education is being delivered during the pandemic. With terms such as remote learning, homeschooling, and distance learning being thrown around, it’s understandable to be left scratching one’s head. If your child is a student at […]
Tips for Switching Your Homeschool Curriculum
New Year. New Curriculum. The new year is usually a time for reflection and an opportunity to make positive changes as we look into the future. For many families, it’s also a time to assess their child’s curriculum and make any needed changes. Evaluating your homeschool curriculum on a yearly basis is a good practice […]