Homeschooling is becoming more and more popular as parents take control of their children’s education. As with any educational choice, there are pros and cons to each and every curriculum. One of the most popular homeschool curriculum is The Good and Beautiful Homeschool Curriculum, which is designed to be an easy-to-use, open-and-go type of curriculum. We used this curriculum for multiple years and multiple levels and made the decision to quit using The Good and Beautiful.
This past August we “officially” started preschool with my son who was 3 when we started. I say this very lightly as we have no official preschool schedule. We have lots of different resources that we sit down and use whenever we have time and my son is in a school mood. Mostly we focusContinue reading “Teaching a Preschooler to Write Letters – ABC Writing Lesson Review”
If you follow me here on my blog, on Youtube, or my Instagram– you know I am a huge advocate for incorporating computer science lessons in your homeschool. Computers and Technology are used in every career field, computer skills are extremely important for kids to learn, especially at a young age. My interest in findingContinue reading “Homeschool Computer Science – Let’s Start Coding Kit Review”
The PRIDE Reading Program is an easy to use, structured literacy, Orton-Gillingham curriculum for children of all ages. This homeschool curriculum uses engaging, multisensory methods to teach reading, writing, spelling, and comprehension.
Being a homeschool parent comes with a heavy weight- constantly thinking are we doing enough, are we teaching the right subjects. I know I feel this especially when it comes to the topic of technology in homeschool. My kids were not always homeschooled and at their previous charter school, even in younger grades such asContinue reading “Coding in Homeschool – Eureka Champs Online Coding Classes”
LuvBug learning is an adorable social emotional learning app for kids to watch fun videos and play engaging games. LuvBug supports PROACTIVE parenting, equipping kids with essential life skills. LuvBug is critical for parents concerned about introducing their kids to this crazy world of technology.
As a working, homeschooling mom of multiple kids- I am always looking for curriculum that helps, not hinders our homeschool. BookShark is one of my favorite curriculums as our family has a love for books and they do a lot of the heavy lifting for us parents. I have used BookShark the traditional way whichContinue reading “BookShark Virtual – How to Use It In Your Homeschool”
Even though we were keeping pretty busy, when we weren’t busy, we were itching to have some educational time. Yes you read that correctly, my kids were actually asking to do school. That’s one joy to homeschool, kids don’t dread it (most of the time).
I didn’t want to break into our curriculum for our upcoming school year, so I came up with 5 ways to keep my kids engaged in learning over summer.
As soon as I started introducing learning videos to my kids from BrainPOP, it grabbed their attention. The fun, educational videos kept my kids intrigued. BrainPOP creates an active learning experience that keep kids highly engaged, rather than passive and inattentive.
The variety of topics to learn from and the variety of activities that go along with each topic will guarantee years of educational fun! The hardest thing for me was choosing where to start, there are so many great topics to choose from! They are also always adding new and exciting topics!
This year in our homeschool, our goal is to learn the 50 States! We found the perfect unit study to help us along the way as well as brush up our geography skills. Beautiful Feet Books just released a new Geography Through Literature program and I am so excited to share it with you!