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

All About Mastery Vs Spiral Math

Math is an incredibly important subject that can lay the foundation for success in many other areas of study. When it comes to homeschooling, picking a math curriculum that fits a student’s needs,  learning style and pace of learning can be critical in helping them become brave and capable learners.  Two of the most popular … 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

Why Is Math So Hard For Students

If you’re a parent, hearing your child say they hate math, that math is too hard for them or, worse, that they’re simply not good at it can be both heartbreaking and concerning.  After all, as just about every news article these days seems to remind us, math is a hugely important subject and skill … 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