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12th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

12th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

Homeschooling high school has been less and more than I expected. As with everything, you can’t plan for every twist and turn. Our big news for this year is this: We have finished 3 years of high school in 2 years! This means that instead of doing 11th grade this year, we are doing 12th(…)

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Curriculum Review: Discovering the 5 Love Languages

Curriculum Review: Discovering the 5 Love Languages

The ever popular or better yet, #1 New York Times Best Seller, 5 Love Languages books by Gary Chapman have come out with yet another fabulous product! I am pleased to be able to review Discovering the 5 Love Languages At School (Grades 1-6) which is a curriculum meant to help strengthen connections between student(…)

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No-Nonsense Algebra for Homeschool

No-Nonsense Algebra for Homeschool

Math is a tricky subject in our house, and in many houses, from what I have seen throughout my years of homeschooling. Getting through basic arithmetic usually isn’t so much the problem as navigating Algebra. Getting into higher level math can be a frustrating experience for both parent and student. No-Nonsense Algebra can help both(…)

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The Ultimate Guide to Homeschool Math Curriculum & Resources

The Ultimate Guide to Homeschool Math Curriculum & Resources

When you take on the very important job of homeschooling your kids, one of your main concerns is finding quality resources with which to teach them. One of the tricky subjects for many parents is homeschool math. While this is not a complete list, I have compiled a list of math resources to help you(…)

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Paradigm Accelerated World History Curriculum Review

Paradigm Accelerated World History Curriculum Review

Are you looking for high school level World History Curriculum? Want something that your student can be independent with? Print or digital? Then Paradigm Accelerated World History Curriculum might be just what you are looking for! I love doing unit studies for history and science, but as my teen moves through the high school years(…)

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Teach Geography: Hands On vs. Strictly Book

Teach Geography: Hands On vs. Strictly Book

When you are looking to teach Geography in your homeschool, there are two main variations to consider. Are you going to teach Geography hands on? Or are you going to teach Geography strictly from a book? Previously I have talked about different learning styles. Not all children, or adults for that matter, learn in the(…)

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5 Days of Christmas Books: Frosty the Snowman

5 Days of Christmas Books: Frosty the Snowman

This is day three in my 5 day series: 5 Days of Christmas Books. So far we have covered The 12 Days of Christmas and The Polar Express. Today’s book is Frosty the Snowman, another classic like the 12 Days of Christmas. Frosty is an iconic winter figure boasting jolly good winter fun while the weather(…)

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Homeschool Black Friday Deals

Homeschool Black Friday Deals

Black Friday is not just for holiday deals! We as homeschoolers can get some awesome Homeschool Black Friday Deals from some of our favorite curriculum and education sites. To help you get the best deals I have compiled a bunch of Homeschool Black Friday Deals from some of my favorite places! I will continue to(…)

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Elementary Homeschool Spanish with Middlebury Interactive

Elementary Homeschool Spanish with Middlebury Interactive

Elementary Homeschool Spanish with Middlebury Interactive is one of a whole lot of programs we have tried throughout our years of homeschooling. As with any other subject, it can be difficult to find something that is a good fit for you and your student. When I was in late middle and high school I completed(…)

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Beginning a New Homeschool Year

Beginning a New Homeschool Year

This past week marked the first week of our ninth year of homeschooling. Normally we would begin right after Labor Day but things stacked up to waiting an extra week to begin. Beginning a New Homeschool Year means a switch back to more routine and structure in our house. It also means many hours of(…)

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1st Grade Pearson Homeschool Science Curriculum Review

1st Grade Pearson Homeschool Science Curriculum Review

Science is one of the subjects I don’t typically use a curriculum for in the younger years. While this approach has been very hands on, it has lacked some of the structure and order you can benefit from by using a curriculum. The Pearson Homeschool Science Curriculum is one option for adding some structure to(…)

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Planning High School Geography With North Star Geography

Planning High School Geography With North Star Geography

For tenth grade we are studying World History & Geography. We are covering the geography portion of that using a curriculum called North Star Geography from Bright Ideas Press. Right I am now working on planning our high school geography with North Star Geography. One of the very first things that jumped out at me,(…)

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