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Elementary School

Has your kiddo always been interested in computers?  Do they enjoy tinkering with their devices or seem to fix technology issues before you even understand the problem?  Bless this generation;…


As parents, an ever-present concern is keeping children safe and sound.  Without exception, one of a parent’s biggest fears is the possibility of their child getting hurt.  When a mother…


Summer is almost here and it's time to make a few decisions... will we be total slugs all summer or will we plan a little super fun summer learning? Hmm... difficult question for sure 'cuz we…


Summer learning loss is a real problem, and it’s one that is becoming more well-known each year.  Though students work diligently throughout the year to enjoy two summer months off, those…


Volunteer Contributor post by Katie Glennon One of all homeschool parents' daunting tasks is teaching their children to read. There are effective methods to use for teaching reading strategies…


For years the American view of mathematics has been that it is a subject for the select few. Many teachers had low expectations for their classes with a preconceived idea that most of the class…


Teaching math can leave most of us feeling drained and depressed - - if we even get that far! As homeschooling parents, how are we supposed to teach math if it gives us anxiety just thinking…


Throughout history, women have been a strong and guiding influence over politics, science, mathematics, and even adventure and discovery. These women were strong and courageous, yet selfless…


Motivation is a tricky thing... sometimes it's our best friend right there with us keeping us going, and at other times it's so elusive we wonder if we've ever known motivation at all! The…


  Annual testing is mandatory in public and private schools, but it isn’t required (in most states) for homeschoolers. Since it’s optional for most, you may be wondering about the…