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 […]

SC State Fair Competitions

The SC State Fair Competitions have been some of my favorite homeschool activities. My kids loved the fun of competition, seeing their stuff on display…and the thrill of victory. I loved that it counts as schoolwork too. My first rationale for participating in the SC State Fair Competitions was so that my homeschool kids could […]

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 […]

Mice on Main Scavenger Hunt

Mice on Main Scavenger Hunt is a fun activity to do with your kids while you’re in Greenville, SC. Whether you’re new to SC or just exploring regions of South Carolina, add this to your bucket list. This kid-friendly activity is a great way to explore Greenville, see some art, and get a little exercise […]

SC Agritourism Passport

The Agritourism Passport is fun way to experience many more farms across South Carolina. In another post, I talked about the various regions of SC. This program highlights a variety of farm opportunities in each region, including crop mazes, u-picks, hayrides, wineries and petting zoos. What a great way for homeschoolers to explore South Carolina […]

Homeschoolers Participate in School Choice Week

I believe in preserving and promoting homeschooling. I believe in elevating homeschooling to the best it can be. That’s why I started this blog in the first place. Home education is an excellence option we have for our children. National School Choice Week is a celebration every year in the last week of January. It’s […]

Educator Discounts for Homeschool Teachers

Where can you get educator discounts for homeschool teachers? In a previous post, we shared a list of homeschool days and deals. In this post, I’ve compiled a list of educator discount rates for you. Homeschoolers love a discount! Many homeschool associations will provide a membership card so you can show your status. Here’s a […]

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 […]

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