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

August Homeschool Freebies

While the end of August typically denotes the end of summer, it also means the beginning of the school year. This is always an exciting time because it means a fresh start, new school books, and school supplies! But, this season often comes with a hefty price tag and the sadness that inevitably follows with […] READ MORE

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Creative Homeschooling Ideas for All Ages

When fall rolls around and the school year is in full swing, it can be difficult to find the time to be creative with homeschooling! While I was growing up, my mom used the summer months for fun educational activities that brought out creative, fun, and — sometimes — the competitive side of our family. […] READ MORE

Crossing Over Into Homeschooling Is Simple

As a parent, your heart’s desire is not just to see your child grow and succeed, but to thrive.  That’s why we spend hours waiting for their basketball practice to end, going to every recital, and feeling like a taxi driver who barely gets everyone where they need to go. We meal prep, study prep, […] READ MORE

Top 10 Activities for Homeschooling in Missouri

The summer heat may have you down, but hopefully not out! There’s a ton to do and learn all summer long in Missouri, and summer break is a great time to experience the sites and riches of your home state. The summer and fall months are a great time to take advantage of the many diverse […] READ MORE

Live Online Classes for Homeschoolers with Author Renae Green

Igniting passions through learning is what we are all about at Bridgeway Academy,  which is why we are excited to share our newest Live Online Class series “Author In Your Home.”  Taught by best selling author Renae Green, this series is designed to provide a strong foundation for writing with the setting that allows creativity […] READ MORE

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Homeschooling With Netflix

When I was a kid, watching a new movie required convincing my parents to take me and my sisters to a video store, agreeing on ONE move to watch together, and popping it into our DVD player at home. Nowadays, streaming websites, like Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, make watching movies and TV shows much more […] READ MORE

Top 10 Summer California Homeschooling Tips

As we’ve talked about in previous blogs, summer slide is a huge issue for students in the United States. While there are many educational programs for you to use during the summer for homeschooling in California, it can be difficult for your child to actually want to participate in “school” since it’s supposed to be […] READ MORE

Top 10 Summer Adventures for Alaska Homeschoolers

Living in Alaska means homeschooling can be an exciting adventure! During the summer months, the temperature typically ranges from 60 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, making it ideal for nearly all outdoor activities. Likewise, the Alaskan landscape provides copious opportunities for exploration. Here are 10 ideas for taking Alaska homeschooling outdoors! Kayaking through the Southeast Alaska […] READ MORE

Celebrating Independence Day

Without a doubt, my favorite summer holiday is Independence Day. With several of my family members serving in the Armed Forces, July 4th is near and dear to my heart. And it’s important that my July 4th celebrations reflect that. There are so many options to celebrate Independence Day, and most towns have their own […] READ MORE