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Ten Rules for Homeschool Convention Etiquette

Ten Rules for Homeschool Convention Etiquette

I believe every situation calls for some etiquette, and homeschool conventions are no exception. Often, vendors represent small, family-run businesses, and sales at conventions provide their largest source of revenue. When customers follow these ten simple rules, everyone benefits. Ten Rules for Homeschool Convention Etiquette The next time you enjoy a homeschool convention, I encourage…

25 Alternatives to a Traditional Book Report

25 Alternatives to a Traditional Book Report

The words “book report” can elicit groans from students at any age. Writing a summary of a book isn’t necessarily the most effective way to demonstrate learning in the digital age. With summary book websites online, the traditional book report is no longer an enriching task. Here are 25 alternatives to the traditional book report for students to demonstrate their comprehension and deeper understanding of a book.

Hands On Math Activity: Estimating Area

Hands On Math Activity: Estimating Area

Here’s a hands-on activity you can do with your child to directly apply the concept of area to the place she knows best – her house.

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Stomp Rocket Science: Free Lesson Plan and a Giveaway

Stomp Rocket Science: Free Lesson Plan and a Giveaway

After being cooped up all winter with textbooks and indoor activities, even moms get spring fever! With the sun starting to make its debut and the weather turning warmer, now is the perfect time to get out from behind those text books and get some hands-on science lessons outdoors. Give Spring a Science Boost with Stomp…

What the Research Says About Homeschooling

What the Research Says About Homeschooling

How well do homeschoolers really perform academically? What about socialization? What happens in the real world? Get research-based answers to these questions and more from Brian D. Ray, Ph.D.

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Free Beauty and the Beast Activity Sheets

Free Beauty and the Beast Activity Sheets

Whether or not you’ve seen the new 2017 version of Beauty and the Beast (and you really should, it’s excellent!), you and your family can enjoy these free printables.

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What to Teach When Homeschooling Second Grade

What to Teach When Homeschooling Second Grade

Though some parents do choose to teach preschool and first grade at home, first grade is the level at which most parents begin to focus on academics and learning milestones. Here’s a simple guide for what to cover and develop in first grade.

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Free Printable Easter Activity Sheets

Free Printable Easter Activity Sheets

Free Printable Easter Activity Sheets | Your child can practice Easter vocabulary, reading and word identification with the three fun printable activity sheets.

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How to Help Your Child Prepare for the SAT

How to Help Your Child Prepare for the SAT

How to Help Your Child Prepare for the SAT | High school juniors across the country are preparing to take the SAT in the next few weeks. At this point, you may be wondering what you could possibly do to improve your score. Here are some steps to follow in the next few weeks to make the most of the remaining time.

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5 Vocabulary Games for Middle School

5 Vocabulary Games for Middle School

One of the most effective ways to improve test scores, writing, and reading comprehension is to improve vocabulary! Why have students copy down definitions or make old-school flash cards when they can learn new words with some fun games? Here are 5 vocabulary games for middle school students you can try in your homeschool!

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