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

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

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

3 Ways to Make Homeschool Math More Hands-on

Ah, mathematics. I excelled in language arts, not fractions. It was a definite struggle to learn math concepts with just worksheets (The train schedule problems were the WORST.). There are only so many ways to multiply fractions on black-and-white pieces of paper. It can get frustrating, especially if your child is a kinesthetic or “hands-on” […] READ MORE

What Is a Learning Style?

Each child learns differently. Multiple studies mention that a child’s way to success is through a concept called a “learning style.” A learning style is defined as “a certain way one processes and retains information.” There are three categories: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic (hands-on). We all share traits of each of these categories, but there […] READ MORE

Why Switch to Half-year Homeschooling?

You’re frustrated. Your child struggles through homework that they don’t understand and they are only getting farther and farther behind. Perhaps, on top of everything else, your child is being bullied in school. When you’re a parent, it’s hard not to think, “This is hopeless!” It’s only halfway through the school year! The desire for change […] READ MORE