Year: 2017

Homeschool Curriculum Advice from Cathy Duffy

Homeschool Curriculum Advice from Cathy Duffy

It doesn’t matter if you are a new homeschooler or a veteran, choosing the right curriculum can be overwhelming. There are so many choices! What fits with your child’s learning style? Which one delivers more challenging content? Which one fits your philosophy of education? While the ultimate decision is up to you, a good place to start is to read reviews and ask around for some homeschool curriculum advice.

What Is Kumon and Does It Really Work?

What Is Kumon and Does It Really Work?

You’ve likely seen ads on television or passed by Kumon centers in your daily travels. Have you every wondered, exactly, what Kumon is? Read on to learn if it’s right for your family.

Is Your Teen Ready for a Part Time Job?

Is Your Teen Ready for a Part Time Job?

Is Your Teen Ready for a Part Time Job? | There are a lot of benefits for teens that hold a part time job. Ask yourself these 5 questions first.

What to Teach When Homeschooling Seventh Grade

What to Teach When Homeschooling Seventh Grade

What to Teach When Homeschooling Seventh Grade: Seventh grade builds on knowledge and skills gained in sixth grade while exposing children to increasingly more complex topics. Here’s a simple guide for what to cover and develop in seventh grade.

How to Homeschool When You are a Single Parent

How to Homeschool When You are a Single Parent

Homeschooling your child comes with its own set of challenges. When you add in being a single parent, things can be a bit more complex. However, complex doesn’t mean impossible! There are definitely ways to make it work.

The Only Mac and Cheese Recipe You’ll Ever Need

The Only Mac and Cheese Recipe You’ll Ever Need

This is a family favorite because the teenagers love it, it can be made ahead of time and it’s pretty economical, especially if you use the coupons.

Hands On Science Experiments for Learning About Sound

Hands On Science Experiments for Learning About Sound

We’ve shared a lot of science experiments, here at Modern Homeschool Family, and today, we have another fun STEM lesson plan on exploring sound.

This lesson plan includes 4 science experiments for learning about sound. This lesson plan can be used with one child or a group and is appropriate for an all-ages introduction to the concepts of sound.

How to Add More Fun to Your Daily Homeschool Schedule

How to Add More Fun to Your Daily Homeschool Schedule

In this article, we’ll share tips to liven up your curriculum this school year. Put these ideas into practice and the kids will be more engaged with their lesson plans. (Many of these ideas will leave you feeling more refreshed, too!)

Plan Ahead for Your Christmas Literature Unit

Plan Ahead for Your Christmas Literature Unit

This movie is based on the real-life story of how Charles Dickens was inspired to create the characters and pen the classic, “A Christmas Carol.” I couldn’t help but think of what an awesome unit study this would make!

Make Snack Fun with These DIY Butterfly Snack Bags

Make Snack Fun with These DIY Butterfly Snack Bags

Whether you need to bring snacks for a crowd or just want something to go along with your butterfly theme unit, these DIY Butterfly Snack Bags are easy and fun to make!