Getting Started: Curriculum Ideas

You’ve suddenly decided that you’re going to homeschool. You’re looking for getting started curriculum ideas, so you can hit the ground running. Especially if you are making this transition mid-year–you want to find a curriculum that’s quick and easy to start right now. Many new homeschoolers seek out a curriculum that follows a more traditional […]

Homeschool Days Deals and Special Events

In a previous post, we explored the regions of South Carolina. Today, let’s look at some special opportunities for homeschools. If you know of any other Homeschool Days deals and special events we should include, let me know at [email protected] Updated 10/10/2021. As homeschoolers the world is our classroom. We get to explore more places […]

Mask & Vax Policies of Homeschool Associations

What are the mask and vax policies of Homeschool Associations in SC? I’ve asked the accountability directors to clarify their policies and practices–and verify which ones are still accepting new members for 2021-2022 school year. If you’re considering homeschooling because of the shifting policies at your local schools, you’ll need to register with an accountability […]

Parent Made Transcripts

Let’s talk about the parent made transcripts. In a previous post, I’ve talked about ch-ch-ch-changes in South Carolina that are important for high schoolers to know. One of the questions that has still been up in the air was whether parent made transcripts would be acceptable for college admissions and state scholarship qualifications. Many homeschool […]

Royal Scholars Academy

Royal Scholars Homeschool Academy is a 3rd Option Accountability group in South Carolina. Here’s a look at some of the services they offer. Note: The information provided here is for reference only. The association prices and services may have changed since this post was updated. Royal Scholars Homeschool Academy offers a unique educational experience for homeschool Families […]

Encompass Homeschool

Encompass Homeschool is a 3rd Option Accountability group in South Carolina. Previously, called Oconee County Third Option Group. Encompass is now accepting members statewide. Here’s a look at some of the services they offer. Note: The information provided here is for reference only. The association prices and services may have changed since this post was […]

Classical Education

The classical method of homeschooling emphasizes the study of the liberal arts and the great books. The goal of education is seeking after of truth, goodness, and beauty. Classical education philosophy transmits the traditional culture of a society to the next generation. The classical approach teaches students how to learn and how to think with […]

How Long Do You Keep Homeschool Records?

How long to you keep homeschool records? We know that we are required to keep certain homeschool records. But, if you’re moving or purging, how long should you keep them? This post contains affiliate links. Any purchases thru the links will pay me a small commission. If you’re moving, you may want to downsize your […]

Geocache at Harbison State Forest

In a previous post, we talked about exploring the various regions of South Carolina.  Midlands region. The Geocache challenge at Harbison State Forest is in the Midlands region. But, once you get hooked on geocaching, you’ll find it’s a great way to explore anywhere and everywhere. Geocaching is a real-life treasure hunt. People hide little […]

Homeschool Standardized Testing Resources

Let’s take a look at some Homeschool Standardized Testing resources. Testing can be a great way check your homeschool progress. You can evaluate what’s working and what’s not working. Some programs also need a test score for eligibility, like Honor Society. Option 2 and Option 3 homeschoolers in SC are not required to do standardized […]

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