Month: February 2015

 

Free college for homeschoolers

Free College at Your Fingertips – 
Are you ready to make $500 an hour? Although it sounds too good to be true, it is possible to earn this much in scholarships for college. But what is the one key that determines where you go to college, and who pays for it? Read More…

Evidence for creation science with Dr. Wile

Is Middle School a Waste of Time?

Three years.  That's how long middle school is.  By the time a child reaches middle school, they typically have a pretty firm foundation in grammar and vocabulary, sentence structure, and the basics of writing an essay.  Especially with today's "new" teaching methods. Read More…

Online Homeschool Conference 2015

Introduction to Living Math

 

What does calculating the cost of a grocery item per pound, measuring the dimensions of a garden, anticipating the number of days left before a family celebration, and following a recipe have in common? They are all examples of using math in daily life.  In the home education world, we call this “living math. Read More…

Kids in the Kitchen – Whats for Lunch

What’s for Lunch?

Homeschoolers are learning all the time and lunch is an excellent opportunity for teaching kids, when many won’t even realize they are learning!

Cooking opens up creativity.  All of the senses are challenged in the kitchen – taste, touch, sight, smell, hearing.  Through participation in the smallest of kitchen tasks to the multi-step family meal, kids can learn an enormous skill which will serve them throughout their lives. Read More…

Homeschool 101 – a brief synopsis

Parents who are seeking better academic opportunities for their children are growing ever-weary of waiting for the states to clean up and repair the broken public school system.   The recent addition of Common Core and all the dumbing down of curriculum has added mountains of concern. So it is no doubt that home education is a rapidly growing movement in the United States. 

There are three main points to understand in order to get started with homeschooling Read More…

Is Homeschooling Tax Deductible

As more and more families move toward home education, the variety of individual economic challenges also increases.  Many people look at the cost of purchasing curriculum, paying for online courses, and even basic supplies such as pencils, pens, paper, binders and notebooks, craft and art supplies, etc. to be daunting.  The biggest question they have is: Are my homeschool expenses tax deductible? Read More…