What is the Best Homeschool Curriculum?

This is a frequent question from new homeschoolers: What is the best homeschool curriculum? How do you choose the right curriculum? You want to keep your kids on track and there’s so many curriculum choices out there. Which one should you choose? Homeschool curriculum is big business. There’s so many curriculum choices and methods. It’s […]

Discus–A Resource for Homeschoolers in SC

Move over Google Search Engine. It’s time to try this instead: Discus. The SC Discus resource is one of my favorite homeschool tools. And it’s FREE for all residents in South Carolina! It’s like some kind of secret that nobody seems to know about. But, I’ll shout it from the rooftops–you’ve got to know Discus! […]

eLearning Tools for Homeschoolers

In another article we provided some quick start curriculum ideas.  Here’s some suplemental eLearning tools for homeschoolers. Whether you’re just getting started or needing to switch up your routine, I’ve found some more eLearning tools and resources to try. Games and self-paced courses are great for students to occupy themselves too. Especially during unstructured times, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Unit Studies

In a previous post, we discussed finding your homeschool style or method. Unit Studies method is home education that integrates multiple subjects by thematic units. This philosophy of education utilizes hands on activities. It’s especially useful if you’re homeschooling multiple grade levels, so students can learn together like a one-room school house. Unit Studies are […]

Math Resources for Homeschoolers

Math. It strikes fear into the heart of many a home educator. How do you teach math? What Math resources will work for you? But, what works for you may not work for your student. And what works for one student may not work for the next one. Maybe you’re not sure where to start. […]

Racial Diversity Resources

Where can you find racial diversity resources to help facilitate meaningful discussions with your children? It might be Black History month, Juneteenth or current events motivating us with a teachable moment. But, maybe it’s sparking the flame of lifelong learning and motivation to do the hard work of change. Part of education is learning about […]

What is Virtual SC?

Virtual SC is a state-sponsored supplemental educational program available for free to public, private and home school students. Have you heard of it before? Have you tried it? Students earn high school credits. It’s free, online. Let’s consider some of the reasons homeschoolers might want to try Virtual SC. What is Virtual SC? Virtual SC […]

How Am I Smart? Unit Study

Education for many school kids leaves them to wonder *if* they are smart. But, education should inspire kids to wonder *how* am I smart? Let’s explore the many ways to have “smarts”. Check out my guest post at Homeschool.com –> How to Use Multiple Intellegences Method <– There’s a saying that goes like this: Everyone […]

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