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.

July Homeschool Freebies Everyone Should Use!

Whether you’re planning for the upcoming homeschooling year, or just trying to do some fun summer homeschooling to try to prevent summer slide, there are tons of free printable worksheets online and plenty of places to find homeschooling supplies. Here are just a few of the July homeschool freebies that you and your family can […] READ MORE

Why Choose a Complete Homeschool Curriculum Kit?

It’s July, which means the start of the school year is right around the corner. Some of you are ready with your curriculum in hand and have already begun lesson planning. Others are waiting to get the best possible price on the curriculum you’ve been eyeing all spring. Still, others of you haven’t begun planning, […] READ MORE

Homeschool Trends: Nature Journals for Homeschool Science, Part II

In our last post, Homeschool Trends: Nature Journals for Homeschool Science, we gave you four great reasons to start nature journaling as part of your homeschool science, or summer science, routine. From appreciating nature to understanding the importance of conservation, there are so many reasons to start nature journaling. But as the weather gets colder […] READ MORE

Nature Journals for Homeschool Science: Part I

The wind rushes through the trees. Each night, we venture out to hear the crickets chirping at dusk and watch the fireflies dance in the moonlight. Summer is upon us, and with it comes a sensory playground! What better way to understand nature and enjoy summer than by capturing the many new sights and sounds? […] READ MORE

Introducing Your Perfect Homeschool Resource: Elephango.com

Life is busy. Homeschool life is even busier.  No homeschool parent enjoys spending hours planning lessons each week or searching for just the right homeschool resource to reinforce a concept or make learning more fun. Every little minute counts because we want to be making memories and live intentionally with our kids. We want to […] READ MORE

4 Ways to Do Summer Homeschooling

Summer is my favorite season. When I hear the word, my mind drifts to our beach vacation, memories of my kids running through the sprinkler, late nights enjoying the long days, and all things swimming! But come August, I often regret not doing more schoolwork during the summer — for good reason. Statistically, students who […] READ MORE

The Best Poetry Lesson Plans for National Poetry Month

Poetry. Just the word can make even the best and most energetic homeschool parents want to run for the hills. You’re not alone if the words “iambic pentameter” make you cringe and bring back memories of boring, miserable 5th-grade poetry units with forced memorization and painful rhyming and rhythm analysis. Teaching writing is hard enough, […] 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

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

Smooth Strategies for Rough Homeschooling Days

I knew we had hit a snag in our homeschooling day when the pencil flew past my head and smacked the wall, causing our puppy to run from the room with a whimper. Breakfast had gone well, and so had family devotions. So, I was a little dumbfounded at the temper tantrum being thrown over […] READ MORE