Kimberly Kulp | Homeschooling Help and Tips | Bridgeway Academy

I’ve been involved in teaching elementary - higher education students for more than 10 years in the public, private, and homeschooling community. I’ve had extensive experience with at-risk students who require more hands-on learning approaches, and as a result have become very passionate about interdisciplinary education and the integration of technology to enhance a student’s mastery of the subject, their creativity, and ability to make lasting human connections.

Part-time Homeschooling to Bring Out the Best in Your Child

Our family has always had a fluid, yearly approach to our children’s education. The truth is, I’ve never been a dyed-in-the-wool homeschooler. Rather, I’ve found many reasons why solely homeschooling for every class isn’t always the perfect fit for every child, every year. We take a different approach for each child — each year we […] READ MORE

Choosing the Best Online Homeschool Program

So, you’re considering online homeschool programs. Good choice! Online homeschooling is a great way to keep your child fully engaged without having to teach everything yourself. But, choosing an online homeschool can be scary, especially if you’re not already in the homeschool world. Should you take live online classes or pre-recorded videos as lessons? How […] READ MORE

How to Explore Summer Art Together

One of my favorite classes in high school (no, I wasn’t a homeschooler) was Art Appreciation. I loved learning about historic artists, their approach and famous pieces, their lives and impact, and above all, their approach to creativity and expression. But, I’m a homeschool mom and a trained history and literature teacher! What was I […] READ MORE

Independence Day Celebration as a Reflection of Freedom

It was a hot, muggy day in Ethiopia when I met my middle son. We had waited years for his adoption to be realized, months for him to be released from his paperwork prison that is the bureaucratic reality of immigration and adoption. We were told he may never come home, a reality we refused […] READ MORE

spring lessons for homeschoolers

Spring Lessons for Homeschoolers

Spring is finally here! The birds are singing, the crocuses are sprouting up, and the longer days have arrived. Spring is by far my favorite season, a time of renewal and rebirth, a season of refreshment. The entire landscape seems to be saying “come, enjoy me again!” And so you should. As homeschoolers, we can […] READ MORE

Celebrating Valentine’s Day For Homeschoolers

Celebrating Valentine’s Day for many is a day where countless people worldwide will give flowers, candy, and cards all in the celebration of “love.” Many homeschooling families will be tempted to celebrate this holiday apart from school or ignore it entirely. But, think about what your child will miss. Celebrating Valentine’s Day provides us the perfect […] READ MORE

The Reluctant Homeschooler

Teaching Your Homeschooler How To Set Goals

Teaching Your Child How to Set Goals A new school year brings great anticipation and excitement with new learning adventures, new curriculum and courses, and renewed time together as you meet and learn as a family. But, while finding curriculum, creating a schedule, and renewing your homeschool space are all great activities to start the […] READ MORE

How Does Homeschooling Work- Part I

With so many options available for homeschooling curriculum and programs it can seem like you are looking for a needle in a haystack when looking for your perfect fit. And you’re not just considering your family, but each each child as an individual learner.  No wonder it feels so complicated! If you’re wondering just how […] READ MORE

How to Homeschool – Choosing a Homeschool Program

Getting started with homeschooling is an exciting time, whether you’re new or a seasoned homeschooling family. Many look forward to more family time, deeper learning experiences, less stress, and no homework! But, if you’re new and wondering how to homeschool, weeding through the forest of options can be overwhelming and add stress to your family. But, […] READ MORE

5 Must Haves for Any Online Homeschool Programs

Distance learning has long been part of the homeschool repertoire with companies like AOP and BJU Press paving the way for families to provide quality education within the home through technology. Gone are the days of CD-ROM courses with pre-recorded lessons, a teacher and a white board. In fact, distance learning has been replaced mostly […] READ MORE