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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Year-Round Homeschooling

Perhaps no three words create such a range of emotions in homeschoolers and their parents than “back to school.” But, did you know that there are many families and countries who do school year round? And, statistics show that year round homeschooling could be a better option for our learners and for us as teachers […] READ MORE

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Why Should You Consider Blended Learning?

As homeschoolers, we’re always in search of the best fit for our students because we know that individualizing learning is the best way to engage and help our kids love learning. Online learning has been around for a while and is a mode of schooling that the homeschool community has embraced. But, the newest kid […] READ MORE

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Homeschool Myth Busting: Learning At Your Own Pace

We’re back with our Homeschool Myth Busting series and ready to tackle individual versus group learning. On a regular basis, families hear that their children won’t be able to learn outside of a classroom and won’t be prepared, once they get to college, to learn in a group setting. This is one of the more […] READ MORE

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The Best Mayflower Day Lesson Plans for Homeschoolers

Is there anything more fun than celebrating historic holidays through unique homeschool units? Not for us homeschooling nerds, there isn’t! September 16th is Mayflower Day, the historic day that the Mayflower Pilgrims set sail from England to settle on the distant and dangerous shores that would one day become Virginia. This important day in our […] READ MORE

Homeschooling Teen Needs

Back to School: What Every Homeschooling Teen Needs

Homeschooling is not like a traditional school. You don’t need a uniform or the latest trendy clothes, you don’t usually need a backpack, and in most cases, you don’t need to pack a lunch. But, there are a few things that are essentials to a homeschooling teen’s success each year, especially for High School students. Here […] READ MORE

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How to Transition from Summer to School

The first day of school is always a big deal! You’ve spent a lot of time preparing for the school year, and now that all the curriculum has been picked, the school supplies have been bought, and the lessons have been planned, it’s finally time to start school! It’s that time of year where many […] READ MORE

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How to Homeschool Part II- Your Get Started Guide

You’ve made the commitment to homeschool, a choice that is going to reap benefits and rewards in so many areas of your life! But, now what? If you are new to homeschooling, you are most likely overwhelmed with the many curriculum options, homeschool styles, and requirements you are reading about all over the internet. And […] READ MORE

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2016 Olympians Who were Homeschooled!

Ready. Take your mark. “GO!” Athletes from around the world have gathered to hear those words this Olympic season. In fact, many have dedicated their lives to it. These athletes all share similar qualities of working hard and being self-disciplined, but did you know that some of these 2016 Olympians have been homeschooled? Here are […] READ MORE