How to Plan Your Homeschool Year

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The following post is from Jen from Forever, For Always, No Matter What: Picking curriculum is the fun part of getting ready for a new homeschool year. The planning part can be a little bit more overwhelming. The value of the upfront time and energy spent, is that your school year will flow more smoothly […]

Using a Checklist to Guide Schoolwork

The following is a post from contributing writer, Julianna, of Petunia June.  {It was originally published on The Homeschool Classroom on February 25, 2013.} When my kids entered their middle elementary years, it was exciting to see how independent they had become. I could place an assignment before them and tend to a younger sibling […]

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 […]

How to Put Together a Free Homeschool Curriculum

The following post is from contributing writer Demetria Zinga of Christian Homeschool Moms. Before my “big” Sonlight purchase this year, I’ve homeschooled on a shoestring budget all along.  Needless to say, finding free curricula has always been a priority for me. Much of what you need to homeschool your kids is completely available- for free.  You […]