My family enjoys traveling to visit historic sites. We’ve had opportunities to visit places like Jamestown, Williamsburg, Yorktown, King’s Mountain, Cowpens, Petersburg, Fredericksburg, Charles Towne Landing, and Patriot’s Point. Sometimes, while visiting one of these places, I think to myself, “Wouldn’t it be cool if we could do this all the time?” Although my family has not had the opportunity to travel the country full-time, many families do just that. Homeschooling on the road is becoming a popular form of homeschool. If you are curious about the roadschooling lifestyle or are thinking about trying it, read on for helpful information and tips.Keep Reading
You know that organization is the key to a smooth homeschool day. We share tips on planning your time and lessons as well as advice from other homeschool parents. There are also highlights from our Distance Learning daily video-lesson program, which is designed to simplify your homeschool.
Learn more about how credits and graduation work in your homeschool…
How many credits does your homeschooled high schooler need to graduate? How do you give credit for the work your students are doing? And how do you count credits? In the world of homeschooling high schoolers, there are many questions that often don’t have clear answers because they often don’t apply to parents whose children attend a school. When you go to set up your own homeschool high school transcript and meet graduation requirements, you’ll need to know how to assign credits for the work your students have completed and know which courses you should be including.
Reading apps for kids are a great way to turn screen time into a learning opportunity. Dozens of reading apps provide simple, step-by-step methods, educationally proven to develop kids’ reading skills. Many of these apps incorporate fun songs, stories, and games to keep your child engaged in learning. Whether you’re at home or in the waiting room at the dentist’s office with your children, take advantage of one or more of these great reading apps. We’ve narrowed down the best reading apps for kids to help you choose the right one for your child’s reading needs.
Creating your own homeschool schedule is one of the greatest freedoms of homeschooling. Schools need set schedules to keep large groups of students organized and on track. But homeschool schedules allow for much more flexibility. Your homeschool daily routine doesn’t include time spent forming a line, taking scheduled bathroom trips, and or giving multiple students individual attention. If you need tips for creating a flexible but productive day for any grade, the following homeschool schedule ideas, samples, and resources will help you find a routine that fits your homeschool flow.
Homeschool organization can seem overwhelming for both veteran and first-time homeschoolers. Creating a homeschool room in the space where you live, sleep, play, and eat requires time and careful planning. Having good storage in your homeschool is necessary to keep all your books, papers, and supplies organized. You also need to decide which furniture and setup work best for your space. If you’re creating a brand-new homeschool room or redoing one and need inspiration, we’ve gathered ideas from homeschool moms and shared some of their tried-and-true homeschool room ideas and organization hacks to help you get your space ready for the new school year.