Homeschooling

12 back-to-school tips that make an impact for your homeschool

12 back-to-school tips that make an impact for your homeschool

We asked a dozen homeschool moms to share their most valuable back-to-school tips with us. You can tell from their advice (and often from the number of years they've been homeschooling) that they've learned these tips through plenty of honest trial and error. Lean on...

Choosing an elementary writing program

Choosing an Elementary Writing Program For many homeschoolers, summer is the time of year to scour websites and homeschooling catalogs in search of just the right curriculum products for your children's varying needs. So many subjects, so many choices! What to pick...

2011 CHEA Convention – Pasadena, CA

2011 CHEA Convention – Pasadena, CA

If you homeschool in Southern California, you know that the CHEA Convention is one of the highlights of the year! With a great lineup of speakers and all sorts of curriculum exhibitors, you won’t want to miss this extra-special 28th annual event July 14-16. This year,...

The story behind WriteShop, part 2

In Part 1 of our story, Debbie and I discovered that our plans for teaching our first writing class were very nearly doomed. Now for Part 2 . . . Taking a Detour It wasn't just our own boys whose efforts cried out for help---every student in the group struggled at...

The story behind WriteShop, part 1

AS YOU pick up a grammar program, geography book, or other curriculum from the shelf of your local homeschool store, do you ever wonder how it got there? Do you perhaps envision a talented team at work in some big-city corporate office building comparing research or...