Homeschooling families don't need big elaborate plans and curriculum. They do need actively learning parents who model learning for them. Invite them into your adult reading and learning. Show them education doesn't stop when school stops. Be the lifelong learner you want them to be one day.
Classical Conversations: Our Top Ten Reasons After Eight Years (Part Two)
If you're considering the Classical Conversations homeschool program, you're in the right place. Let these top five reasons to use CC guide you during this journey. After eight years homeschooling with this homeschool group, I have the insight you might want for your kids' schooling. Welcome!
Classical Conversations: Our Top Ten Reasons After Eight Years (Part One)
If you're considering beginning Classical Conversations, looking around for answers, or just looking for encouragement to continue, you're in the right place. Use these top ten reasons to use CC to guide you during this journey and learn a few insights into what I wish I had known. After eight years homeschooling with this homeschool group, I have the insight you might want. Welcome!
Explore Florida Springs with a Crystal River Kayak Trip
Family trips to Orlando tend to be so tiring. With day trip toward the west coast, your family could experience a different type of adventure. Swim with manatees, kayak down the river, cannonball into a spring, and explore the Crystal River area and "the Chaz". With these insider tips, check out this day in nature.
Homeschool Geography Without the Boring Textbooks
Let's learn geography in a way that actually means something so it will stick! But out down the textbooks and boring curriculum. All you need are beautiful informative books, a library card, and maps - and travel! Check out these books and supplies to get started and simplify world geography with these tips.
Kid Book Club: Tales from the Odyssey
Does ancient history overwhelm anyone other than me? There is so much to learn about Greece, so make it fun with a book club. With this guide to hosting a book club for Mary Pope Osborne's Tales from the Odyssey, planning book club for your students just became a little easier!
Picture Book Illustrator: Kadir Nelson’s Black History Study
Kadir Nelson is an amazing, multiple award-winning artist who excels in picture books about leaders in African-American history and culture. Each painting in his books are a work of art. Having a collection of Mr. Nelson's books ready to go is a guarantee at an excellent history experience. Check out this list of the best Nelson books and learn how to do artist study while reading great picture books.
TV Schooling: 5 Shows For the Whole Family
Make family learning more interactive and fun with TV schooling. With these five shows as example, see how your family can travel and experience history in new way while cuddled up on the couch. Learning is a lifestyle!
Gameschool: Ten Tips to Make Games a Priority in Your Family
Incorporating games into your family life and homeschool is easier than it may seem. See the educational and growth benefits of playing games. Use them to grow as a family and learn new skills. Make the games work for you and allow them to become yours. If you haven't found your favorite, keep looking and let yourself play with your kids. Prioritize it and be glad you did.
Take a Deep Dive into Picture Books
Have you ever been reading to the kids or to yourself only to stop several pages later and realize you have no idea the words you have just read? One part of our brain keeps moving forward while the other completely starts thinking about preparing lunch or that text the husband sent or how the … Continue reading Take a Deep Dive into Picture Books