7 Ways to Help Students to Enjoy Reading

Sometimes we come across a child that simply does not enjoy reading. I am finding it a little more common than one would expect, but it is not limited to any particular kind of schooling [...]


Any of These on Your Summer Learning Wish List?

Credit Recovery Perhaps your student did not quite make it through Algebra this past year and now they need to make up that class. Online learning is a great way to accomplish that goal! Skill [...]


How to Help a Frustrated Learner

You probably have seen it a time or two in yourself or your kids—the meltdowns caused by frustration or failure. Messing something up, especially something assumed to be simple, can be so [...]


Memorizing Multiplication Facts

In this day and age, when everyone has a calculator in their phones, is it even important to memorize multiplication facts? With a resounding YES! Let me explain why: Division Factors and [...]


The Real Art Supply List for Homeschoolers

Ensuring a well-rounded educational experience for our homeschooled kids can be a bit overwhelming sometimes. Who can independently and adequately plan for all of the details such as physical [...]


Homeschool Games that Teach

Need some for fun educational games? A homeschool mom offers some great ideas! Has a non-homeschooling parent ever accused you of playing games with your kids and hanging out in your pajamas all [...]


Chewing Their Own Worms

Once upon a time I knew everything about being the best parent and raising the best most well behaved children! Then I had kids and realized everything I thought I knew was wrong!!! As I’ve [...]


One Super Idea to Encourage Student Writing! Student Blogging!

One common denominator among all educators: we are all trying to add more writing opportunities to our school day. Unless we suggest a super fun topic or have the best outlet for the assignments, [...]


Homeschool Geography Ideas: World Tour

Imagine with me for a minute. Your back porch has been turned into an outdoor French Cafe, complete with little tables and strings of lights hung above. Your dining room has been converted into [...]


Helping Students Become Independent Learners

A large part of homeschooling is learning how to learn and one of the greatest perks is helping your students become independent learners. Despite the task being rather daunting to some, [...]