Posts by

Guest post by Erin Woiteshek I quit. That's right.  I quit.  I quit my job.  To homeschool.  The kicker......I quit my job teaching.  Educating other people’s children so that I…


  If you are homeschooling a high school student, it's time to discuss your student's future.  What does your student want to do beyond high school?  This will impact the type of courses…


  Improving vocabulary is one of the five tenets to teaching reading as well as improving reading skills. Vocabulary is a strong indicator of student success. Knowledge of words and word…


Visit the Special Needs Section of Homeschool.com Special Needs Students - The Advantages of Homeschooling While every child is special and has specific needs, some students learn differently…


  Before I became The HomeScholar and before I even began homeschooling, I was a nurse. I loved Biology and Chemistry and loved being a nurse.  This is one homeschooling mom who…


This is a guest blog post from Sonlight. Regardless of your children's ages, you probably have overarching reasons to homeschool: teaching your faith to your kids, freedom to travel, meeting…


NOVEMBER 16, 2017

Thankful Poems

  Interested in a Thanksgiving project that will focus on gratitude and giving thanks?  How about Thankful Poems. Amy from the website Let's Explore writes,  "Doesn't Thanksgiving…


  I have to admit.  I've never really liked Thanksgiving.  And as a child, I really didn't like it!  Yes, it was nice seeing everyone, but all the cleaning (ahead and after), and cooking…


NOVEMBER 13, 2017

Our Gift Guide

The Holiday Gift Guide has published!  Could you use some fresh inspiration for gifts this holiday season? I know I could. After another year of homeschooling down, I am ready to melt into…


This is a guest blog post from Sonlight. The average active vocabulary of an adult English speaker is ten to twenty thousand words, with a passive vocabulary (the words you recognize, but…