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 […]

180 Day Reports Due

In a previous post we talked about what the 180 days requirement means. Now, it’s that time of year again when your association says: “180 day reports due.” Yes, it’s true. No matter what association or accountability option you chose–you have an end of the year report to do. Please don’t say that your association […]

Homeschool Progress Report in South Carolina

What’s a homeschool progress report in South Carolina? I’ve seen a variety of explanations. Most of them are busy-work without a meaningful purpose. Write out a formal report card with A in Reading, B in Math…and so on. Or just write out a little vague sentence or paragraph that everything is progressing just fine.  Just […]

How to Start Homeschooling Mid-Year

How do you start homeschooling mid-year? There’s a variety of reasons that families make the switch to homeschooling mid-year. Whatever the reason–you’ve got the hit the ground running with a new plan. NOW! What does the law require? What does your daily schedule and pace look like? How do you pick a course of study […]

3 Reasons You Should Keep Good Homeschool Records

You should keep good homeschool records. Not because the law requires you to do it. Ok, yeah. Here in South Carolina, the law does require you to maintain good homeschool records. But, that’s not the reason you should. This post contains affiliate links. Any purchases thru the links will pay me a small commission. If […]

Homeschool Expo 2022

Mark your calendars for this local event coming this June: A Homeschool Expo! Hosted by Cola City Homeschoolers and SC Homeschooling Connection, it’s a community service to all homeschoolers. Local information and opportunities that you might not find at the “big” conventions! Come Find Used Books Everyone loves a good book sale. This Homeschool Expo […]

What Does 180 Day Requirement Mean?

What does the 180 day requirement mean? Your accountability association verifies that you have completed the days. So you should also complete the 180 day report for your association. Be sure that you comply with their policies, procedures and deadlines. >>> Check out our guest post “Can a Home Educator Take a Sick Day? at […]

Help! My Child Wants to Go Back to School

Help! My child wants to go back to school! What happens when your child doesn’t like the changes and just wants to go back to school? You’re just a few weeks into your homeschooling–and you’re not sure if this was the right move. My Child Wants to Go Back To School Sometimes it’s actually the […]

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, […]

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