homeschool science

How to Make Homeschool Science Come Alive

I distinctly remember sitting in sixth-grade science class and almost falling asleep while we were reading from our textbook about the animal kingdom and phyla. I hated science for a good reason. We learned it only through textbooks. Since becoming a homeschooling mother, I’ve committed myself to making homeschool science both engaging and exciting for my homeschoolers. […] READ MORE

Apply to college

How to Apply to College for Homeschoolers

I remember applying to colleges like it was yesterday. I remember the excitement of online college searching, the Google image searches of college campuses, and the long phone calls with admissions counselors. Choosing a college is, in many cases, the most important decision of your life thus far. There are so many things to take […] READ MORE

Hannah Cook Ice Dancing

Ice Dancing Homeschooler headed to Worlds

Bridgeway Academy graduate Hannah Cook is ice dancing her way across the world! Hannah, who graduated from Bridgeway Academy last fall, will be competing in the 2017 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships March 15-17 in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan). She and partner Temirlan “Tima” Yerzhanov will be competing for his country, Kazakhstan, in […] READ MORE

Valentine's Day

How Our Family Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day, the day when our nation celebrates all things LOVE. We enjoy this holiday in our house because it’s when we intentionally show one another the greatest of commandments: love! It’s also a great reason to take a break from homeschooling and simply enjoy one another. But we don’t just lie around eating candy on […] READ MORE

Tebow Bill

What the Tebow Bill means for Homeschooling

The number of states proposing Tebow Bill legislation is good news for homeschool students and parents who want to see homeschoolers take part in local public high school sports teams and extracurricular activities. What is the Tebow Bill? The legislative bills are named after former NFL player and current professional baseball player Tim Tebow. As a quarterback at […] READ MORE

Learning Labs

Learning Labs for Bridgeway Academy Session 3 Available Now!

Learning Labs for Session 2 are in full swing at Bridgeway Academy, and the countdown is on to register for Session 3 Elementary and Middle School Learning Labs!  You won’t want your child to miss out on our exciting course offerings. Check out this sampling of live online classes that begin March 20, 2017 in […] READ MORE

FAFSA

FAFSA Tips and Strategies for College Bound Homeschoolers

You’ve made it to your senior year of high school and can see your future ahead of you. What an exciting time! But you’re most likely carrying the worry about how you’re going to pay for your dream school and graduate without piles of student loan debt. The key to solving the college debt mystery […] READ MORE

homeschool socialization

Why Homeschool Socialization is Important

People ask me about homeschool socialization all the time. As a former homeschooler, my friends who were not homeschooled are often surprised that I’m not “socially awkward.” What’s strange is that it’s not just the traditionally schooled who think that homeschoolers are socially awkward. For some reason, many homeschoolers feel that same way. But homeschoolers, like everyone […] READ MORE

Winter Field Trips

Winter Field Trips for Homeschoolers

As the song goes, “Baby, it’s cold outside!” My family always comes down with a sickness in the winter. No, it’s not the flu. It’s cabin fever, and no one gets hit harder than this homeschool mama! While I’m often tempted to stay in my jammies and put on the Discovery channel every afternoon during this season, […] READ MORE

academic advisors

Meet Our Academic Advisors: Dorene Gorsuch

Dorene Gorsuch is one of  Bridgeway Academy’s academic advisors, but she’s really so much more than a job description. “For me, the most important part about being an academic advisor is establishing relationships with families,” the mother of two grown children explains. “I want them to know that they’re not just names on my list. […] READ MORE