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Homeschool Middle School Science – Exploring Creation with General Science

Homeschool Middle School Science – Exploring Creation with General Science

Homeschool middle school science can be tricky because you want something more than the elementary years, but not as in depth as might be tackled in high school. Homeschool Middle School Science Middle school is a time for transition from elementary school to high school. A move from everything being laid out for you to(…)

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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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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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Playing Card Math for Middle School

Playing Card Math for Middle School

Math is a subject that can strike fear in the hearts of many homeschoolers and homeschool parents alike.  But here’s the thing, you can make math fun! Card games can help students learn about numbers as well as number operations. Even if you just want to do it to get a break from the stress(…)

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Using the Who Was Series Biographies for Homeschool History {With FREE Printables}

Using the Who Was Series Biographies for Homeschool History {With FREE Printables}

As I prepare for the coming school year I am looking to do a few different things in our homeschool. I am preparing this Who Was Series For Homeschool History for my 5th grader. I would like her to get a broader slice of life out of her history this year by delving in deeper(…)

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Homeschooling Algebra With Mr. D Math

Homeschooling Algebra With Mr. D Math

Math is often a topic of interest among homeschoolers, especially as you get into homeschooling Algebra and beyond. If you are like me, you haven’t done the math since high school and that can make it tough to teach it. Since upper level math is long in my past, I knew I didn’t want to(…)

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Teaching World Religions in Middle & High School

Teaching World Religions in Middle & High School

While teaching World Religions is not a specified requirement for our homeschooling, it is something we have chosen to add in throughout the years. This has often happened naturally as topics have come up in our reading, history, and everyday life. One of the best ways to approach this type of learning is by having(…)

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Simple Homeschool Middle School Planner

Simple Homeschool Middle School Planner

The middle school years are transition years. You find your children growing up out of the elementary years, learning to be more independent, and working towards the high school years where they are growing into young adults and working to make decisions about their future. One way to begin helping your middle school age children(…)

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Favorite Homeschool Middle & High School Posts from 2015

Favorite Homeschool Middle & High School Posts from 2015

It is no secret that I am homeschooling middle and high school (and elementary too!). From the moment I began the process of preparing to homeschool high school I have been writing and sharing about it. 2015 has brought about some great information, insight, and resources for homeschooling middle and high school here at Starts(…)

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Homeschooling in New York State: Fulfilling Middle School Practical Arts

Homeschooling in New York State: Fulfilling Middle School Practical Arts

People are often fearful of homeschooling in New York State due to the seemingly stringent regulations. When you enter the middle school years the stipulations become more specific in nature. One of the things that is special for middle school is Middle School Practical Arts. What does that mean? How do you fulfill that requirement?(…)

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7th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

7th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

While Jayden has been doing middle school level work, this will be his first of two years that are counted officially as middle school by our school district. During these years he is required to fulfill a certain number of credits across given courses. 7th Grade Homeschool Curriculum English/Language Arts IEW Writing Class Last year(…)

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