How to Succeed in Online Homeschooling

Did you know Facebook was founded in 2004? Or that MySpace (may in rest in peace) was the forerunner? Or that cell phones were giant boxes with big antennas? Within my lifetime, technology has changed. I remember dial-up connections, flip phones, and CD players. Dial-up Internet sounded like donkeys braying (listen to it here, kids). […] READ MORE

It’s Not Too Late to Start Homeschooling!

You’re worried, scared, nervous. You talk to your spouse and yes, the decision is made. Big changes are about to come to your home, even though it’s already messy and crazy. You make the decision to homeschool. In October. It’s October?! It’s too late! What did we do? Can we go through with this, even […] 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

Why Elementary Homeschooling Is So Important

John F. Kennedy once said, “A child miseducated is a child lost.” We know that the most important years in the life of a child, and for their young developing brain, are the elementary years. This formative time is when our children develop their view of learning, themselves, and the world around them. So, it’s […] READ MORE

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Summer Bucket List for Kids and Teens

It’s May, which means summer is on its way. If your family takes a break from homeschooling during the summer months, it’s the perfect time to start planning and crafting your summer bucket list. After all, you want to be sure your must do’s on your family list before it’s too late. How about starting with […] READ MORE

Know The Difference: Cyber-Charter School vs. Online Homeschooling

Free cyber-charter schools are the newest trend making waves within the homeschool community. And it’s easy to see why when you consider they promise parents a tuition-free education that you and your child can customize and do from home. However, we’ve been homeschooling for 25 years and have seen lots of online school programs come […] READ MORE

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Homeschool Tips to Celebrate Memorial Day 2017

Most of us consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial kick-off of summer. And, most of us honor this day in the same way. You may put out the American flag, attend a yummy BBQ, and enjoy a spectacular fireworks show. While that plan is great, why not take full advantage of this Memorial Day […] READ MORE

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Elementary Blended Learning Program Launched!

Maintaining the attention of younger students is often the most challenging thing homeschool parents face, and this blended learning program is the answer! This week was the debut of our Elementary Blended Learning Program which is tailored to meet the needs of each child’s learning style and personality through a variety of trusted resources brought to […] READ MORE

Homeschool family shares their love for Bridgway Academy live online classes

Live Online Classes with Bridgeway Academy

One of the things we love about homeschooling with Bridgeway is the option to interact with other students and have a teacher through live online classes called Learning Labs! There are a lot of great age-appropriate options, so there is definitely something for everyone. I found this option gave my sons the opportunity to learn […] READ MORE