Some homeschool parents are searching for additional educational opportunities beyond one-on-one time at home. Maybe the parents work, perhaps they have a toddler they don’t want to teach math, or perhaps they need a quiet day to clean the house! No matter the reason, a tutorial is an excellent option for many homeschooling families.
What is a Tutorial?
Dictionary.com lists tutorial in its own noun form to mean:
“a class … Read More
There is no doubt that social media for students is now one of the most influential sources of news and opinion in the world. Many of us can’t go through the morning without checking Facebook updates, or Twitter feeds a couple of times. Some celebrate this development and the freedom of expression that comes with it. Others talk about the evils of social media on society and the hidden dangers … Read More
Homeschooling is definitely on the rise for many different reasons. Some feel like their children would flourish better in a home environment while others simply want to ensure that their children’s religious beliefs stay intact. Whatever your reason, it can be a daunting task to undertake.
Below are some helpful tips to point you in the right direction and make sure that you are helping your students in every possible … Read More
First things first, I am a mother and a wife to a deployed soldier, and I am proud of it. Secondly, I must admit that despite the immense pride I have in being a military spouse, it was very hard for me to cope with his deployment.
I was being left alone to parent our son (who was only two months old at the time) and also because I … Read More
Berean Builders, a set of science texts for elementary school children by Dr. Jay L. Wile, who is known for his Apologia series for upper grades. If you’re a homeschooling parent looking for an exceptional science curriculum for your elementary school age children, the Berean Builders series comes with my highest recommendation.
It will be especially helpful for you if you want your kids to experience a … Read More
Math Works textbooks are the perfect choice for homeschooling moms, especially if your child needs extra review and practice with key concepts. Available only for grades 5 and 6, the texts are a remediation course for pupils who have had trouble in mathematics up to grade 4.
Created by the same company that produces the Singapore Math and Primary Mathematics texts, the Math Works books review the foundation and … Read More
When I started searching for educational apps to help me homeschool my now-tweens, I realized there are probably more apps out there than kids who are home-schooled.
There are more than a thousand applications related to learning and teaching, actually. However, not all of them are appropriate for homeschooling parents.
In a bid to make the life of other homeschooling parents easier, I’ve compiled a list of some of the … Read More
During my months of sickness, I learned that the best way for me to deal with my husband’s long absence and to get rid myself of daily pressures while raising two little children was to meditate every day.
What is ironic about meditation is it has only lately become seen in the West as a healing technique – but it’s been practiced for ages in the East.
In my quest … Read More
The Story of the World is our homeschool spine. Our writing, reading comprehension, vocabulary, and geography all center around the Story of the World. We do a lot of art projects and field trips relating to what we are learning in the Story of the World. I have compiled a list of the websites, additional reading materials, and projects that we have used to supplement our learning.
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Today, social media is just another part of being a member of society – so your kids need to participate! Especially if they are nearing the age of 13, like mine.
That said, as parents we want to keep our children safe while they are using social media.
I logged some time on the interwebs last week and found a few ways to keep them safe online – including a … Read More