When your homeschool group meets for a regular Outdoor Games Day, kids get to practice sportsmanship and leadership while getting exercise and having fun.
Eclectic Homeschooling lets you pick and choose the best and most helpful elements of whatever homeschooling resources you can find.
Social Studies doesn't have to be boring. Tips for choosing well-written history books that will keep kids engaged and learning.
Don't let the pressure get to you. Making the decision to homeschool isn't as scary as it seems.
A narrative transcript is a great way to show how homeschooling prepared your student to succeed in college.
Every homeschooling family has its own goals and objectives. This is how I would describe ours.
Learn some classroom terms to explain what your kids are learning to schools, colleges and others.
Find alternatives to traditional (and often expensive) homeschool curriculum and custom-design your child's learning experience.
There's no magic needed to teach reading. You can help your child break the code and explore the mysteries of the written word.
Turn your kids into eager writers by letting them focus on expressing themselves, not rules and formulas.
This homeschooling lesson plan shows you how to make a simple, colorful wind sock. It's a quick hands-on activity suitable for a range of ages and adaptable to many subjects.
Homeschoolers generally have more say over the role standardized tests play in their children's education. Find out what you should know about the pros and cons of testing.
Introduce kids to STEM subjects with these simple science activities.
What do homeschooling parents wish they had known when they started? Find answers to some of the questions homeschoolers encounter along the way.
Don't obsess about the parts of speech. Learning grammar for everyday use is just a process of figuring out what sounds right to your ear.
Field trips are one of the best parts of homeschooling. These tips will help make it a rewarding experience for everyone.
Find a homeschooling style that works for your family by balancing your child's needs with your own. Here are suggestions for figuring out how much you can handle, and finding help for the rest.
The best math students share a sense of playfulness.
Some of the most common techniques for teaching reading comprehension can actually hurt kids' reading skills more than they help. Find out what to do and what not to do to make your child a better reader.
Any reading will help kids build skills. But if they're in a rut, entice them to try some new genres with these simple tips.
Help your child develop the skills to write essays with accuracy, meaning and style.
Homeschooling works best when you and your kids are enjoying it. Here's how to set realistic goals that will get your kids where they want to go in life.
Social Studies is a rich and fascinating subject, if you present it the right way. Here are some suggestions for keeping it fun and engaging for your kids.
Homeschool students can compete at any level -- from recreational teams to the Olympics and beyond.
Radical Unschoolers don't just give kids freedom in what to learn; they also refrain from setting limits in any area of life.