Homeschool Writing Curriculum Guide

The importance of teaching a child to write goes well beyond their schoolwork – writing can be a powerful tool for self-expression, communication and critical thinking, as well as an outlet for their creativity.  More than most, homeschooling parents have the opportunity to shape their child’s writing ability and help them develop a lifelong love … Read more

Complete Montessori Homeschool Guide

Parents interested in homeschooling their children are often faced with a wide number of educational approaches to consider.  A popular method of teaching that has become quite popular in homeschools around the world is the Montessori approach, a child-centered and explorational way of learning based on principles first developed in the early 1900s.  In the … Read more

What Is a Homeschool Co-op?

Homeschooling can be a great option for families looking for more flexibility and personal influence over their children’s education.  It can, however, also be quite challenging, particularly for families who are new to homeschooling or wonder about their own ability to teach certain subjects.  One way that such homeschoolers can overcome some of the difficulties … Read more

A Guide to the CAT Test For Homeschool Families

For many homeschooling families, the CAT Test (California Achievement Test) can be a useful and even valuable tool to assess a student’s strengths and weaknesses, track their academic progress and, in some cases, to help meet local/state homeschooling requirements.  With homeschooling on the rise, we feel that it’s more important than ever for parents to … Read more

A Complete Guide to Worldschooling

Worldschooling is a rather unique homeschool approach that combines travel with learning. In recent years it has become something of a popular option for families looking for an alternative approach to traditional homeschooling, allowing them to explore different languages, environments and cultures while still providing a solid education for the children.  There are, however, many … Read more

The Ultimate Homeschool Science Curriculum Guide

Science is an increasingly important component of any homeschool student’s education. A strong science background can help students understand the fast-changing world around them and generally fosters the development of strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, which can help them immensely in their academic careers and in their day-to-day lives.  With that said, there are … Read more

What Is Language Arts In Homeschooling?

What Is Language Arts? Language arts, as the name implies, is the study of language and communication. As a discipline, it encompasses a broad range of topics ranging from reading and writing to speech, linguistics and more, or essentially all the skills and knowledge needed to communicate ideas to others in a society.  In the … Read more

Essential Guide to Classical Education and Homeschooling

What Is Classical Education Classical education is a fairly traditional form of instruction that has become somewhat widespread over the years, both in homeschools and in charter and private schools. Rooted in the principles laid out during late antiquity by one of the early developers of the liberal arts, Martianus Capella, the overarching goal of … Read more

The Essential Homeschool History Curriculum Guide

When it comes to learning, many homeschooling families tend to be more concerned with the three Rs (reading, writing and arithmetic) and as a result social studies, history in particular, can fall by the wayside.  Yet,  history can offer homeschooling students a lot more than a list of simple dry facts and dates to memorize.  … Read more

Christian Homeschool Curriculum Guide & Resources

Finding a good Christian homeschool curriculum can be harder than it first seems.  There are a ton of programs out there to choose from, covering any number of practical, pedagogical and theological approaches to teaching, and it can often be hard for parents to find one that fits their particular needs, values and homeschool philosophy.  … Read more