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Homeschool High School American Literature

Homeschool High School American Literature

Getting in to the high school years means delving in deeper into subjects you may have already covered.  It means reading relevant works of literature and understanding their place in history. One of the subjects I cover with all of my kids in high school is Homeschool High School American Literature. I received this product(…)

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Lego Math: Teaching Multiplication & Division

Lego Math: Teaching Multiplication & Division

Math is one of those subjects that puts fear in the hearts of parents and kids alike! One way to make it easier (and more fun) is by using hands-on teaching techniques such as using Lego Bricks to demonstrate and manipulate math concepts. Multiplication and Division are great two great concepts where Lego Math can(…)

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Knowre Online Math: Help for High School Math

Knowre Online Math: Help for High School Math

I have a long standing, not always positive relationship with homeschooling math. This isn’t because I dislike it or am not good at it, but more because each of my children are so different and have needed different things at various points throughout our years of homeschooling. I used Singapore Math with all my children(…)

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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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Using Horse Stories for a Horse Unit Study {FREE Printable Worksheets}

Using Horse Stories for a Horse Unit Study {FREE Printable Worksheets}

We can’t learn enough about horses in our house! Everything is horse related,  from horse coloring, to horse movies, horse stories, horseback riding lessons, 4-H club, and even horse apparel. Not only are we doing equine science as our science this year, but we are also using some other horse stories and books for some(…)

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Switzerland Unit Study – History, Geography, a Lapbook & More!

Switzerland Unit Study – History, Geography, a Lapbook & More!

Have you ever tried a unit study? Do you like the idea of immersing yourself and your kids in a country and culture? Using this Switzerland Unit Study you can not only learn about cuckoo clocks, cooking, learning about cheese, Swiss history (including the Protestant Reformation in Switzerland), and geography, but you go on a(…)

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5 Advantages of Middle School Virtual Field Trips ~ PLUS an easy way to find them!

5 Advantages of Middle School Virtual Field Trips ~ PLUS an easy way to find them!

Field trips can be a fun and interactive way to learn about things from science, history, art, and more! Especially when kids are younger, both public schools and homeschoolers alike seem to participate and put an importance on participating in field trips. But what about middle school? It seems as though more “academic” activities win(…)

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Homeschool Art Lessons ~ Fall Art Project

Homeschool Art Lessons ~ Fall Art Project

I am art challenged. Because I am art challenged I need all the help I can get to provide a quality art education to my children!  I have found that finding and using homeschool art lessons is a great way to take some of the pressure off me! Doing this affords me a solid art(…)

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UPDATE on Gryphon Parental Control App

UPDATE on Gryphon Parental Control App

I recently wrote an article called Online Safety for Teens Using a Parental Control App. Not only were there 10 Things to Consider when it comes to Online Safety for Teens, but I also talked about a new online safety app which can help parents keep their teens safe online. In just 2 weeks, Gryphon(…)

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Using Famous Artists Online Unit Study for Homeschool Art

Using Famous Artists Online Unit Study for Homeschool Art

Adding art to our homeschool has always been something I struggle with. It isn’t that I don’t like art, or that I don’t see the importance of art. Truly, I just struggle with art myself – trust me, you don’t want to see me try and draw a person! Since I struggle so much myself,(…)

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Math Mammoth Elementary Homeschool Math Curriculum

Math Mammoth Elementary Homeschool Math Curriculum

Math is a subject that has brought great stress to my oldest, ease for my middle child, and somewhere in between for my youngest. Regardless of how they feel about it, or how easily it comes to them, math is a point of emphasis in our homeschool. I feel it is important to have a(…)

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