Become a Scientist – The Best Summer Science Ideas for Homeschoolers

While the school year schedule can often hinder the spontaneity of exploration, summer is the best time to take time for some hands-on experiments with your kiddos! You’ve been working hard all year, so fill summer with play learning that doesn’t include worksheets, notebooks, or logbooks. Make summer science fun and hands-on by exploring new […] READ MORE

Summer Learning and Fun for Teens!

Summer! Ah, the very mention of the word gives us reason to rejoice. School is out, no more homework. We get to stay indoors all day and work on becoming reclusive technology users and video game players. Not to burst your bubble, but your summer vacation should not be wasted on watching movies and playing […] READ MORE

How to Inspire Peers to Pursue Their Dreams

I have come to the conclusion that many of us say and use our ability of speech to challenge and move others mentally or physically. Yet only minorities of these few actually do or are. This is why I think the phrase “A Dream” even exists. Calling one’s goal a “Dream” can cause us to […] READ MORE

Summer School: Should You Do It or Not?

With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, you may be wondering if summer school is the right choice for you. If you’re like me and enjoy learning year-round, you may want to take on a class or two this summer! From rigorous Advanced Placement classes to Dual Enrollment college credit courses to simple […] READ MORE

My 10 Top Educational Apps for Teens

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ~ Nelson Mandela In the words of great people, education is essential. Be it national growth or self-reliance, everything boils down to education. These are my best educational apps for helping you achieve your maximum potential. *These apps are available on the […] READ MORE

Summer Bucket List for Kids

It’s been a long winter, and spring here in PA is colder than I’d like it to be.  If you’re like me, you’ve already begun to long for lazy summer days, road trips, popsicles, and the general ease of the summer months. And, while it may feel like a year away, summer is just around […] READ MORE

Homeschooling 101: How I Stay on Track

There are many different methods students can use to help them stay on track during school. They may have a set schedule. Every student is different and they use methods that work for them. The methods I use to help me stay on track are: creating deadlines, setting schedules, focusing on my goals and dreams […] READ MORE

How to Explore Career Paths and Plan for Your Future

As children we all have big dreams for what we will become when we “grow up.” These dreams often change and develop as our interests or focus changes. In kindergarten I fell in love with school and just knew I’d be a teacher.  But in 4th grade we studied the Civil Rights Movement, and I […] READ MORE

Summer Learning for Homeschoolers

Summer is often full of lazy, hazy days, where we prioritize family and fun. And that is important! However, it can also create “summer brain” that lasts long into the school year. Come August, many children are reluctant to work, slow to get started, easily distracted, and longing for the ease of summer. Help your […] READ MORE