It’s taken me a number of years to learn what items really make a difference in our homeschool, and what items could come or go without much effect on our routine. I’d love to share with you my top items I would buy first to get our homeschool off to a strong start.
Most people already feel nervous about parenting a teenager, but I felt especially nervous about our decision to homeschool in high school. Curriculum, extra curricular activities, graduation requirements, transcripts, and all the rest. But at least with those things, I new what I was up against. I knew there were blogs, books, and seminars that could […]
One of the beauties of homeschooling is scheduling freedom, but that also comes at a price. We don’t have anyone else dictating how we use our time, so personal time management is of the utmost importance. If you’re struggling with fitting in everything you want to get done in a week, these quick tips for […]
How does a homeschooler check academic performance? Are standardized tests the only way?
Does your state require standardized testing for your child? And if so, what are the requirements? If your state doesn’t require testing, what reason is there to still use a standardized tests? Standardized testing doesn’t have to be a big ordeal for homeschool families, and once you understand the various options, it can become part […]