If you've ever looked through a homeschooling curriculum catalog, you may have noticed that "unit studies" are a popular topic. Several curriculum providers, including Five in a Row, KONOS, and Amanda Bennett specialize in unit studies for all age groups. Some questions that you may have after ... Read More about All About Unit Studies
I should begin by admitting that I’m a homeschooling graduate, so my husband and I always intended to educate our kids at home. We came to year-round homeschooling, though, a bit later in our journey. To be honest, it really happened naturally. How We Ended Up Schooling Year Round Our oldest ... Read More about Why We Chose Year-Round Homeschooling
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History is one of those school subjects that either one loves or doesn't care much about. I have two boys: one of them absolutely loves history and is actually a history buff and the other one, not so much. That being said, I am of the opinion that history must be taught. If one wants to have a ... Read More about Studying and Teaching History – The Basics
We are entering our 7th year of homeschooling and unfortunately I do not think I can say we have found our grove. Homeschooling is a long term project. On top of that, homeschooling is an everyday commitment and life choice. I find that because of this every year of homeschooling seems to be a ... Read More about Year Round Homeschooling Story
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I truly believe that focusing on building character in our children is a huge part of homeschooling. If all we teach our children is math problems, english rules and scientific methods will they be strong in their faith? Will they stand firm in the midst of peer pressure or will they cave? The ... Read More about Character Badges Bundle Sale from The Modest Mom
ec·lec·tic adjective adjective: eclectic; adjective: Eclectic 1. deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources. "her musical tastes are eclectic" 2. Philosophy of, denoting, or belonging to a class of ancient philosophers ... Read More about Eclectic Homeschooler I Am
HI! I'm Annette, I'm raising a son in southwestern Ontario and my husband is a Pastor. The question was asked of me, "Why do I homeschool year round?" So I thought I'd take some time to give some clues as to why this method of homeschooling suits us. Being married to a pastor means that life ... Read More about Why I Homeschool Year Round
One of my favorite parts about our week is nature study. No matter where you live, there is always more to learn! If you haven't done much nature study before, or aren't sure where to get started, let me share a few things with you that will hopefully make it an easy, fun part of your homeschool ... Read More about Getting Started with Nature Study
If you're a homeschooler, you've surely been asked what brought you to make this decision for your family. It might have come in the form of a question like "What on earth possessed you to do THAT?" The truth is, I never pictured myself homeschooling. In fact, I'd never even heard ... Read More about What Inspired Us to Homeschool?
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I have always loved foreign languages. When I was younger I remember learning sign language. As I got older I began learning German and then Spanish. I studied a bit of Latin and Hebrew too. There is just something about learning foreign languages that is so fun and exciting! I spent a lot of time ... Read More about Loving Those Languages