Curriculum

ShillerMath Review – An Unboxing & Review of Kit II

ShillerMath Review – An Unboxing & Review of Kit II

Are you looking for a complete, hands-on math program for elementary and middle school? Do you want something that is open and go, easy to use? Have you seen ShillerMath? If not, look no further! I have a complete Unboxing and ShillerMath Review of Kit II so you can get the inside scoop on what(…)

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Homeschool Writing Curriculum: A Writers in Residence Review

Homeschool Writing Curriculum: A Writers in Residence Review

Writing is one of those things that homeschoolers often worry about teaching. It can be difficult to evaluate writing as it can be so subjective. Throughout my years of homeschooling I have taught writing both using a homeschool writing curriculum, and not using any curriculum at all. Teaching without can feel a little like being(…)

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Enriching Homeschool Reading Curriculum That Goes Beyond The Written Word

Enriching Homeschool Reading Curriculum That Goes Beyond The Written Word

Reading curriculum you say? Who needs a reading curriculum? Here’s the thing, reading goes way beyond just physically reading the words on the page. Reading involves knowing spelling, pronunciation, phrasing, context, plot, and so much more. Reading a book, really reading it and delving in, can take you to new places and teach you new(…)

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Middle School Homeschool Curriculum Giveaway

Middle School Homeschool Curriculum Giveaway

It’s that time of year again! Yes the big Back to Homeschool time has arrived and my fellow iHomeschool Network Bloggers (along with myself) are hosting our annual Back to Homeschool Basket Giveaways! I am pleased to be offering a Middle School Homeschool Curriculum Basket Giveaway that holds a few of our favorite (and current)(…)

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Used Homeschool Curriculum Sale

Used Homeschool Curriculum Sale

{UPDATED WITH TONS OF NEW ITEMS!) Having homeschooled for over 11 years now, and having done numerous curriculum reviews, I have accumulated an abundance of curriculum that I no longer need. I have one that has graduated, none of elementary age any more and two very different children from the first that are still homeschooling.(…)

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Our 6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Our 6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices

This is the third and final time I will be homeschooling 6th grade. I am surprised how much things have changed with each child’s needs, and as I find new things which seem to fit the bill! 6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum English/Language Arts We are switching things up big time in the English/Language Arts department,(…)

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Our 9th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Our 9th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices

This is the beginning of my second go around at homeschooling high school. While some of our 9th grade homeschool curriculum is the same as what our first child used for homeschooling 9th grade, some things have changed too! This is our son Jayden’s first year of high school. According to the NYS Homeschool Regulations(…)

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Teaching Middle School History Through Literature

Teaching Middle School History Through Literature

I hated history in school. It felt dry and boring, and I couldn’t relate or connect with it. One of my goals as a homeschooling mom is to help ensure my children will feel differently about their history studies, even if just a little bit. Middle school history builds on the blocks you stacked in(…)

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Easy to Implement High School Economics

Easy to Implement High School Economics

I often see questions about what to use for teaching High School Economics. If you live in a state like ours (NYS) you may find you are required to teach High School Economics. If not, it may just be a topic you feel is important and want to cover with your students. Either way I(…)

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Elementary Homeschool Science Curriculum – Real Science-4-Kids

Elementary Homeschool Science Curriculum – Real Science-4-Kids

Science is one of those subjects of which I seem to flutter from curriculum to unit studies using various programs and resources. I usually start out with the best of intentions, but then I tire of having to print multiple pages, click here, there and everywhere for resources, and having to do and gather so(…)

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Elementary Homeschool Curriculum Giveaway

Elementary Homeschool Curriculum Giveaway

It’s that time of year again! Yes the big Back to Homeschool time has arrived and my fellow iHomeschool Network Bloggers (along with myself) are hosting our annual Back to Homeschool Basket Giveaways! I am pleased to be offering an Elementary Homeschool Curriculum Giveaway that is full of some top name curriculum brands and retails(…)

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Homeschool Math Curriculum: Teaching Textbooks vs. CTC Math

Homeschool Math Curriculum: Teaching Textbooks vs. CTC Math

Teaching homeschool math can be a stress inducing thought. Many of us were not strong in math ourselves, or have not done much of it since graduation, and worry about how we can successfully teach our children. Using a homeschool math curriculum is something I would strongly suggest! A good homeschool math curriculum can ease your(…)

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