The REAL Problem with Socialization

It’s the inevitable question every homeschooler will be asked. “What are you going to do about socialization?” It’s a common myth that homeschoolers are weird and unsocialized. Let’s face it some people are socially awkward. No matter what educational setting they choose. But, I’m not talking about the myth and the misconception about socialization. I’m […]

Standardized Testing Resources in South Carolina

Are you looking for standardized testing resources?  In a previous post, I explained that standardized testing is not required by South Carolina homeschool law for Option 2 or 3. Although, some associations recommend or require achievement testing. Note: Option 1 homeschoolers are obligated to take the state-mandated tests with the school where they are zoned. But, whether […]

Learning Disabilities Resources

Learning Disabilities Resources Directory Learning disabilities affect your child’s progress in any educational setting. So, what if you suspect your homeschool child has a learning issue? Where can you get screening tests and services? National Autism Resources is the leading online resource for information, advice, toys, gifts, educational products and more. Free Learning Disabilities Resources […]

Give Thanks Campaign

Now that the election campaigns are ending, let’s launch a new campaign–A Giving Thanks Campaign. November is often when we take time to think of things for which we are grateful.  The past few years, some of my facebook friends have taken a month-long challenge to list out something new they are thankful for each day. I […]

Homeschool Bookstores and Curriculum Resources

Homeschool bookstores and local and online resources for curriculum.  Looking for local bookstores that carry homeschool curriculum? Looking for used homeschool books for a discounted price? Looking to resell your homeschool books and curriculum? Check out one of the local stores near you–or an place an order online. Local Homeschool Bookstores Ed’s Editions, LLC, West […]

Facebook and Yahoo Online Support Groups

These Facebook and Yahoo groups are listed her in alphabetical order, to facilitate the page editors being able to add groups more easily. Locations are included in the description to help you find the ones that meet-up near you. Facebook Groups NOTE: To the best of my knowledge, all these groups are no cost, no membership […]

What is SCHEA?

What is SCHEA anyway? South Carolina Homeschool Educator’s Association is a statewide support network. Their nickname is their initials which are pronounced as a word: “SKEE-uh.” “Associations” is a buzz word in South Carolina homeschooling that usually indicates 3rd option accountability organization. But, SCHEA considers themselves a statewide support group and does not provide 3rd option accountability. […]