Posts by Tasha Swearingen

  Today, we have the privilege of interviewing VocabularySpellingCity, winners of the Reading and Writing category in our recent Top 100 Educational Websites contest. If you’re not familiar…


  Is it already time to start thinking about graduation? If your homeschooled child is a senior this year, you’re probably starting to see graduation party favors everywhere and loads…


Participating in a science fair is a rite of passage for some kids. Kids who enjoy science love having the chance to share their expertise with others and they often welcome a dose of healthy…


Odds are, your teen is in the thick of test prep for the SAT and the ACT - or just one - soon. As a homeschooler, you’re probably used to being your student’s main teacher. This SAT and…


Are you ready to create concoctions and explosions? It’s science fair time and that’s exactly the type of thing your student will get to do! Preparing for the science fair pays off in big…


The finish line is in sight and you have totally arrived! Your child is ready to take the SAT or ACT, and you couldn’t be more proud (as well you should). With so much flying around on…


Show your family some love by giving them a day off from the usual homeschooling! Instead, consider doing a Valentine's Day mini unit study. Social Studies: The History of Valentine’s Day In…


Are you looking for new ways to keep your homeschool days organized? Creating and implementing a family schedule might be the antidote to your organization needs! Creating a Family Schedule Making…


Looking for more ways to reinforce math concepts for your children? Try math manipulatives! Depending on your child’s learning style, math manipulatives may be supplemental or your child might…


Mixing science and technology with engineering (construction), art, and math is at the heart of STEAM experiments. Each month, we’re going to feature a  STEAM-based experiment or project you…