home/school/life secular homeschool magazine
home/school/life secular homeschool magazine
 

The New Homeschool Canon

Our very opinionated guide to what you should read in elementary, middle, and high school. Let the debate begin.

 
home/school/life secular homeschool magazine
And just like that, our science routine changed. We still do experiments where we know what happens, but I also make a point to do experiments based on our own real-life questions.
— FROM "WHY DO WE DO EXPERIMENTS SOMEONE ELSE HAS ALREADY DONE?"
 
home/school/life secular homeschool magazine
home/school/life secular homeschool magazine

“It’s important for kids to make financial choices and to live with the consequences of those choices.”

FROM “HOW TO RAIDE MONEY-SMART KIDS”

home/school/life secular homeschool magazine
 

try this at home

  • Our favorite critical thinking curricula for every age

  • You should know about: The Great Molasses Flood

  • The history of polio

  • Smarter schooltime snacking

  • Easy ways to make your homeschool a little more eco-friendly

  • So you want to be... an Egyptologist

  • History’s most notorious spies

  • How to raise money-smart kids

  • Can shorter school days help your students learn better?

  • A literary history of artificial intelligence

  • Tired of essays? These alternative assignments measure the same skills

  • Board games to beat cabin fever

  • How to recognize when your homeschool is ready to evolve

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  • Q&A When you want to homeschool but your student doesn’t

  • History at the Movies The history behind Hidden Figures

  • College Profiler A Southern college committed to helping students find real-life applications for their educational interests

  • It’s Elementary When you’re the only homeschooler in your friend circle

  • Science Fair Science Why do we do science experiments someone else has already done?

  

reading list

The Readaloud Day 52 weeks of great astronomy readalouds

 

stuff we like

Fun ideas to keep your family reading, exploring, learning, and thinking this winter