2016 Digital Homeschool Convention

Free access to the Digital Homeschool Convention July 22-25. Don't miss the 30+ great sessions to encourage and inform homeschool families. hsbapost.com

  Homeschool conventions are a great way to learn about different curriculum and meet new homeschooling families. Of course the sessions at homeschool conventions can be invaluable as far as encouragement and learning new things. However, due to time and budget … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Encourage Summer Reading

Try these 7 ways to encourage summer reading for your kids. Keep the reading going year round! hsbapost.com

  While you and the kids may be taking a break from formal academics for the summer, one thing you want to encourage year round is reading! Make it fun, get creative, and watch the pages turn this summer! 7 Ways to Encourage Summer Reading Make Reading Nooks- … [Read more...]

Delight-Directed High School Credits

Can you continue delight-directed learning for high school credits? Read this post to find out how to make it work! hsbapost.com

  Let's face it - it seems easier to go the Delight-Directed Learning approach with younger students than when they are in high school and you have the sense that everything needs to "count" for credit. I do know families that are able to cover all the necessary courses … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Incorporate Kids’ Hobbies Into Homeschool Learning

Hobbies and Homeschool Learning

  One of the things I noticed as a traditional school teacher was that school and learning often crowded out chances children had to follow their own interests and hobbies. One year I had a little guy who loved to draw and was obviously very talented. In the second grade … [Read more...]

3 Indispensable Ways to Encourage Boys to Write

3 ways you can encourage your boys to write in spite of reluctance or dysgraphia. hsbapost.com

  Guest post by Susan of Successful Homeschool Mom   Starting at about age 6 most boys develop the dreaded pencil allergy. The thought of writing even one short sentence about their favorite game can trigger an attack because the sheer amount of steps involved … [Read more...]