I love that four-year history rotation — but I also love learning about people who aren’t rich white men. Here’s a year-by-year guide to how we cover history, literature, and science in our homeschool.
Spring is the perfect time to take your homeschool outside — and if you need a plan to help with that, we’ve got some suggestions.
Happiness comes more from our actions than our circumstances: about 40 percent of the average person’s happiness comes from things they do. So to get out of a rut, do something different. It’s almost too easy.
One of the most effective ways to feel happier and more productive? Working with your hands. Winter is the perfect time to start a new project.
You don’t have to do huge renovations to make your learning spaces feel brand new. Here are a few simple ideas that will breath new life into your school space this winter.
In this five-part series, we’re helping you get through the midwinter slump in your homeschool. First up: Give your routine the boot, and try something new.
There’s value in repeating experiments, but don’t forget to make time for your own science questions, too.
Want to raise critical thinkers? Showing them — out loud — how you think critically is a good place to start.
Maggie has some great ideas for giving your student’s writing a boost with a combination of project-based learning and community service.
You can always start with the collected works of Plato, but these movies help introduce big philosophical ideas that may feel more accessible on the screen than on the page.
Truly, the biggest hurdle to cobbling my own history curriculum together has been organizing the resources in such a way that I know where they are, I remember all of the ideas that I had, and I don’t leave anything out.
Thinking beyond a single learning style can open up the possibilities in your homeschool. Maggie explains how it works for her.
Don’t dread higher math! Get inspired with these resources that will give you confidence and ideas for middle and high school math in your homeschool.
By the time our official planning starts, we already have a good idea of what we want from our homeschool in the coming year.
As many as one in every five people may have some kind of dyslexia — here’s what you need to know to be an ally and advocate for dyslexic homeschoolers in your circles.
As kids get older, the structure and scope of your homeschool changes with them. On the whole, that’s pretty wonderful.
The secret to transitioning to high school isn't so secret: Just keep doing what you've been doing, and trust that you've gotten to know your kid's academic abilities.