Science: How We See the World

Tips for teaching science in your homeschool. How can we do a good job teaching our kids a subject that we don't understand?

When asked which subjects they are worried about teaching, homeschool parents will often list science as one that intimidates them, especially in the higher grades. I used to be one of those parents, and I realized that it was largely because my own school experience with the … [Read more...]

Big Ideas for Your Homeschool

Inspiration and encouragement for homeschooling. Big Book of Homeschool Ideas Vol 2 review.

  Imagine that it's Sunday evening. You've spent a pleasant weekend with your family, but now it's time to start thinking about next week. Your inner child is yelling, "I do not want to figure out one more week of lesson plans and activities!" You're out of ideas, hit by … [Read more...]

High School Literature for Reluctant Readers

Suggested reading for High School Literature in your homeschool. Have you included these in your studies?

I love to read. But not all of my kids like to read, which I can't figure out. This presented a bit of a challenge when it came to reading lists for high school literature. I had naively expected that my kids would love books and be interested in studying literature, and that the … [Read more...]