Get Geocaching

The following is a post from contributing writer Melissa Corkum. Who doesn’t love a good treasure hunt? Geocaching is basically a worldwide treasure hunt waiting to be discovered…by you! It’s a great way to explore new places in your community, teach basic orienteering, perseverance, and, sometimes, get in a good hike. Our family loves it […]

United States State Capitals Crossword Puzzle Printable

The following post is by Homeschool Classroom founder/owner, Angie of Many Little Blessings. One of my favorite things to study in upper elementary school was the state capitals.  As a child who both loved geography and remembering facts, state capitals seemed to be the perfect combination of the two.  Even after I memorized them all, […]

Free Resources for Teaching US Geography to Elementary Students

The following is a post from contributing author Dianna Kennedy. This article contains affiliate links – thank you for your support. Looking for help teaching US geography in your homeschool? You’ll want to bookmark this list of free resources to help you and your students learn more about our country. States Master Arranged by geographical […]

5 Fun and Easy Ways to Include Geography in Your Homeschool

The following is a post from contributing writer Kris Bales of Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers. This post contains affiliate links. I ran into a future homeschool mom at a curriculum fair this summer. She was a homeschool grad who is planning to homeschool her own children someday. She was looking for something to help her get […]

Encouraging Independent Learning

As a homeschooling family we have a pretty wide range of ways we homeschool.  I wouldn’t call us “traditional schoolers” yet I wouldn’t call us complete “unschoolers” either. Depending on the child we incorporate a variety of learning methods in our home.  We drill words, we go on nature walks, we read together, watch educational […]

Raising Children Who Feel at Home in the World

With globalization, international travel, and the internet it seems like the world is getting smaller.  Businesses are seeking out people who feel comfortable working with those of different cultures and backgrounds, and people willing to travel and live in other countries. Besides the world is just becoming a more complex place, and it is more […]