5 Things You May Not Know About Homeschooling High School

5 Things You May Not Know About Homeschooling High School

The following post is from Shannen of Middle Way Mom: High school is a homeschool mom’s biggest fear. It is daunting, challenging, and most of us don’t remember half of what we learned in high school, so how are we supposed to teach it? Every homeschool mom I’ve talked to that’s started down the high […]

5 Things You May Not Know About Classical Conversations

5 Things You May Not Know about Classical Conversations

The following post is from Melissa of The Cork Board This post contains affiliate links. Not just about reading the classics in Latin and Greek. When I thumb through classical education curriculum catalogs, I often get the impression that classical education is all about studying ancient texts and civilizations. In fact, classical education is a […]

Current Events for Kids

Current Events for Kids

The following post is from Jen from Forever, For Always, No Matter What: When our children were young  we virtually stopped watching tv.  We especially stopped watching the evening news or any cable news programs.  There was simply too much we didn’t want little eyes seeing and hearing.  We also stopped getting the local paper […]

Homeschooler’s Guide to Standardized Testing

The following post is from Shannen of Middle Way Mom: Are standardized tests required in your state? According to HSLDA in 2012, 24 states require some type of standardized testing for homeschooled students. Some of these states require submitting the results, while others do not. Even if your state doesn’t require standardized testing, some parents […]

How to Create a Homeschool Schedule

The following post is from Roan of Joyful Always: If you have homeschooled for any length of time, you probably have seen, or at least desire, the benefits of some sort of routine or schedule for your day. I understand that some people are “free spirits” and the thought of following a detailed schedule for your […]

How to Make a Homeschool Writing Center

The following post is from Kris of Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers: photo credit: dotmatchbox on flickr We’ve used a variety of writing centers in our home over the last 11+ years of homeschooling. Many people think of writing centers as something for elementary-aged students, but they can actually be effective for middle school, high school, and […]

Occupying Older Students While Working With the Younger Ones

The following post is written by contributing author, Roan of Joyful Always. Many articles have been written by homeschoolers (myself included) sharing ideas about what to do with the younger children while you are teaching your older ones.  But what about occupying the older ones while you are teaching the younger ones?  I believe this takes some […]