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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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Used Homeschool Curriculum Sale

Used Homeschool Curriculum Sale

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. What does this all mean? It(…)

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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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Stepping Stones Kindergarten Curriculum Review

Stepping Stones Kindergarten Curriculum Review

Do you find it overwhelming to think about homeschooling Kindergarten? There is such a flood in the market of Kindergarten resources. It can be difficult to narrow down your choices and choose one that will be right for you and your child. I am happy to be able to share with you this new product(…)

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5th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

5th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

This is our 11th of year of homeschooling and we have now gone from homeschooling three, to homeschooling two! We now have a homeschool high school graduate in our house that is attending community college this year. So we have one in college, one in middle school and on in 5th grade. Our 5th Grade(…)

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8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

This will be our last year of middle school with our second child. Our 8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum for him looks slightly different than it did for our oldest when she was in 8th grade. This is our son Jayden’s second and final year of middle school. According to the NYS Homeschool Regulations there are(…)

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10 Secular Science Curriculum Options for Your Homeschool

10 Secular Science Curriculum Options for Your Homeschool

When it comes to science most people find themselves on the Christian/creationism side, or the secular most likely evolution side. We have used some of each as I like to present my children with information about both views. So I have compiled a list of secular science curriculum options for you to choose from. They(…)

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Homeschool Middle School Biology Options 

Homeschool Middle School Biology Options 

Can I just say that I love biology? From the interesting work with the microscope, to the amazing way the human body works, biology offers incredible insight into the world of living things. I have been on the hunt for a secular middle school biology program for my upcoming 8th grader. We are completing Earth(…)

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