Looking for an easy way to incorporate writing skills into your homeschool science study? Writing in science is easier than you think! There are a number of different ways to do this for all ages in your homeschool. Use Nature Studies to Practice Writing Skills Go out on an outdoor adventure and write! Pack up […]
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As many homeschoolers enjoy a more Charlotte Mason themed approach to homeschooling, we wanted to share with you our favorite picks for a Charlotte Mason science education. For all the subjects that I have collected living book lists for, math and science give me the most difficulty. My children tend to be difficult to please […]
Lapbooks or notebooking is a great solution for holiday homeschooling or for any time of the year!
Mole Day? Nope, not a furry mammal… No, not a sauce from Mexican cuisine… and, nope not even Guacamole (which is amazing by the way!) I’m sure all of our chemistry and math nerds know exactly what it means! (Yes, I’m including myself!) Mole Day is an amazing opportunity to have a little educational fun! […]
History of Cinco de Mayo In 1861, Benito Juarez became president of Mexico. At that time, Mexico was financially unstable and Juarez was placed in a position of defaulting on loans to Europe. As a result, France, Britain, and Spain all sent forces to Veracruz, Mexico to try receiving repayment. Britain and Spain were able […]
Is it true that we can save the planet by planting more trees? Are trees really that important to the environment? Believe it or not, they sure are! Trees help break the wind and keep soil in place which is critical for farming. They also provide fuel and building supplies as well as shade from […]
You know spring has sprung into full gear when you start seeing blog posts about homeschool conventions and Easter activities! With cute bunnies adorning your local home decorating venues and Easter craft projects flooding your inbox, it’s time to start thinking about preparing baskets and getting ready for the holiday. But, what are we “celebrating” […]
Homeschooling Approaches Unit Studies Unit studies use your child's interest and then ties that interest into subject areas like math, reading, spelling, science, art, and history. For example, if you have a child who is interested in ancient Egypt, you would learn the history of Egypt, read books about Egypt, write stories about Egypt, do [...]
https://www.homeschool.com/productreviews/oakmeadowap.asp Homeschool.com's Product Reviews Oak Meadow School Advanced Study Program For High School Juniors and Seniors Oak Meadow's curriculum can be used independently or through its fully-accredited distance learning school, offering everything you need to homeschool your child. Oak Meadow curriculum is designed for homeschooling success - their homeschooling courses for preschool through high school [...]
Unit studies are a great way to differentiate learning. Join our podcast as we discuss how to create a unit study that is easy to implement and a joy to use!