Everyday Homeschooling

How We Created Our Homeschool's Studio Ghibli Literature Class (Without a Curriculum)

How We Created Our Homeschool's Studio Ghibli Literature Class (Without a Curriculum)

We used Studio Ghibli's film adaptations of beloved children's books for a high school introduction to comparative literature. Here's how we did it — and how you can, too, no curriculum required.

What to Stream in Your Homeschool This February (You Know, If You Want)

What to Stream in Your Homeschool This February (You Know, If You Want)

Documentaries for Black History Month, a saucy Jane Austen adaptation, ideas for family movie nights, and more stuff that might be fun to watch with your homeschoolers this month.

13 Fun Homeschool Extras that Will Give Your Winter Homeschool a Boost

13 Fun Homeschool Extras that Will Give Your Winter Homeschool a Boost

These fun extras (all less than $30!) will add a little oomph to your everyday homeschool routine and help ease you over the midwinter slump — without busting your budget.

World History at the Movies

World History at the Movies

The messiness of history does not easily fit into the mold of a Hollywood blockbuster. But movies can do something history books often can’t — they can bring human stories to life and make us care about them.

Homeschool Transitions: Making the Shift from Kindergarten to 1st Grade in Your Homeschool

Homeschool Transitions: Making the Shift from Kindergarten to 1st Grade in Your Homeschool

You don't have to rush or totally shift gears to successfully homeschool first grade. Figure out how you want your homeschool to feel, and build your days from there.