Balancing the needs of school-aged kids and pre-K kids in your homeschooling schedule is challenging enough. Trying to fit your own work into the daily routine can feel like doing a puzzle with too many pieces, but it doesn’t have to. Here’s a daily schedule perfect for working from home and homeschooling at the same time.
For those of us who’ve been homeschooling a while, trying to remember what our first week (or years) of homeschooling were like can be more difficult than trying to find an eraser during our kids’ math lessons. We’re so far removed from the start of our homeschool journey that we forget how scary it can be. From the first day of homeschooling, parents want to know “Am I getting this right?”, “Are we doing enough?”, and “When the heck is Friday going to get here?” Homeschooling as an educational choice is increasingly popular this year as parents try to navigate the challenging situations they’re facing. For that reason, I wanted to bring you the voice of a brand new homeschooler, someone who is diving right in with her three kids and fully immersing herself in homeschooling, with all its grit and glory. Purdy Jones is a long-time friend of mine…
Homeschool without a curriculum and bring more joy, peace and fun to your homeschool. Learning in your homeschool can still happen without a curriculum. Here’s how.
My sixth grader takes over the keyboard to tell you what she loves about homeschooling and what she’s looking forward to in the year ahead.
Another common criticism of homeschoolers is that they won’t have the skills required for their desired career path, but the evidence does not back this up.
A common criticism of homeschoolers and unschoolers is that they don’t receive socialization. Is this really such a bad thing?
The existence of knowledge gaps is a common criticism of homeschooling and unschooling, but how important are they really?
Homeschooling can get a bad rap. Some say it is unfair to children, depriving them of important social and academic opportunities. Here’s my response.