Texas Homeschooling

“Every child is entitled to a public education, but the public schools are not entitled to every child.” Texas Governor Rick Perry, April 2009, on homeschooling in Texas. If there’s one thing we can say about Texas, it’s that Texans love their freedom and are passionate about their families! As a current or potential homeschooler, […] READ MORE

Top Homeschooling Trends to Follow in 2019

From iPads to iPhones, from Facebook to eBooks, from S.T.E.M. to S.T.E.A.M, the digital age is transforming the way we Access, Filter, Take in, Embrace, and Report information (or, “AFTER”). The AFTER-effect of this has led to rapid changes and advancements in the way teachers, students, and learning spaces interact. Homeschool families need to live […] READ MORE

School Choice Celebration at Bridgeway Academy

The freedom to homeschool is such a blessing, and one that enriches lives and makes dreams possible. We’ve worked with thousands of families who have benefited from the flexibility, individualized learning, and family bonds that homeschooling allows, which is why Bridgeway Academy was excited to celebrate School Choice Week 2019! We had a great day […] READ MORE

Valentine’s Day Homeschool Ideas

It’s February. The Christmas decorations have been put away and the days are getting colder. The snow has come, and gone, and come again. Somehow, the cold days and loss of sunlight drain me of my creativity. It’s during this month that I find myself wanting to hibernate and often lose the desire and ability […] READ MORE

Making the Change to Half-year Homeschooling

Life can be challenging, even for our children (wait, especially for our children). There are times in our kids’ lives when we choose to stay the course, despite struggles, and reap the character benefits of perseverance and resiliency. But there are other times when we know a change is in order. When our children are […] READ MORE

How to Prepare for Homeschool Convention Season!

Another year is here, and with that comes a homeschooler’s dream: homeschool convention season! Well, that might not quite be your dream, but for many parents, it’s a place where they go to learn about trends and changes in education. Things like how to best teach their kids, get info on new tools available to […] READ MORE

Winter Homeschooling Tips

I am sure you have heard it all before — “Mom, do we have to read now?” “I’m bored!” “I don’t want to read another book.” Somehow, as the temperature goes down, the complaints rise! Winter homeschooling can bring out the worst in any family, especially when the routine of homeschooling becomes more like a […] READ MORE

How to Switch Mid-year in Homeschooling

You are probably familiar with the phrase, “Don’t change horses in midstream.” That may be good advice in some situations, but when it comes to your child’s education, a change may be necessary. If your homeschooling program or current school situation isn’t working, if your child is frustrated, if your day is full of battles […] READ MORE

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7 New Year’s Resolutions for Homeschoolers

Life moves so fast. Sometimes I feel like I’m in one of those glass-bottom boats, watching moments slip by like fish under the glass. Each new year makes me feel a little older, and a little more aware of just how precious life is. While I can’t make time stall, or capture the fleeting moments, I […] READ MORE