A Guide to the Best Homeschooling Curriculum for New Homeschoolers

Homeschooling is such an exciting adventure, and you’re just taking your first steps. You’ve decided to homeschool your student so their potential can soar beyond traditional schooling. It’s an exciting time for your family because you’ll experience more quality time (Watch a Netflix documentary on whales? Check!), the ability for your student to go at […] READ MORE

The Importance of Homeschool Accreditation

Homeschooling has been gaining momentum over the past decade, and it’s no mystery why: Homeschooling is producing confident, well-adjusted kids who excel academically. In many cases, homeschooled students far exceed the national average of public school students who move on to college pursuits. The statistics prove homeschoolers on average score 25-40% higher on standardized tests […] READ MORE

Benefits of Learning Style-focused Curriculum

As homeschooling parents, especially us homeschool convention lovers, we are always on the hunt for a great curriculum, book, or method, to bring the spark and understanding into our lessons. This is our homeschooling dream: the right curriculum in every subject that leads to “Aha” moments and no complaints (or minimal, anyway!). But all experienced […] READ MORE

2018-19 Live Online Class Registration Available!

Can you believe it? This school year is coming to a close! But we’re already revving up for next year’s live online classes, or Learning Labs, with our best selection yet! It’s good to start planning now because classes fill up quickly! Why live online classes? Your student will learn independence, benefit from new teachers, […] READ MORE

Homeschooling in North Carolina

I remember it just like it were yesterday — Standing outside the little farmhouse where my mom forced me to get dressed up so we could learn about this new thing called “homeschooling.” I stood on the doorstep and wondered why anyone would want to stay home all day, how would I stay in contact […] READ MORE

The Do’s and Don’ts of Attending a Homeschool Convention

Entering the huge exhibit hall brings a rush of emotions. Where do I go first? Should I grab the curriculum I want now? It’s exciting, but can be overwhelming. Homeschool convention season is upon us! No matter what state you live in, there’s sure to be a homeschool convention near you (yes, even Alaska!). You’re […] READ MORE

5 Benefits of Live Online Classes

We’ve all been there. That routine you’ve had going since January has long since become a little too familiar. Get up, turn on the coffee pot, wake up your kids while the coffee perks, stare at your kitchen table piled with math worksheets, and so on. Homeschooling has become more monotonous than you’d like, and […] READ MORE

Easter Lesson Plans for Homeschoolers

The snow is melting and our yard looks like a swamp. But we can hear the birds chirping and our grass is growing greener by the day. This can only mean one thing: spring is coming, and with it our family’s favorite holiday: Easter. For us, this season is about renewal, rebirth, and the resurrection […] READ MORE

Get Creative with High School Homeschooling

High school is an important time in your life. Two of the benefits of high school homeschooling are that you can go at your own pace, and be as creative as you want. Why be creative? Studies show that it increases test scores, provokes curiosity, and encourages project-based learning. One of the marvelous benefits of […] READ MORE

The Do’s and Don’ts of Online Homeschooling High School

In this ever-expanding age of technology, online learning has become a new normal in education. When it comes to online homeschooling high school, there are so many possibilities to choose from. From Learning Labs to blended learning courses, your teen’s curiosity and love for learning will grow! Benefits of Online Learning Online learning gives high […] READ MORE