Homeschooling Blog

Adoption Facts and Tips for Prospective Parents

This November marks the 19th annual observation of National Adoption Month. Celebrate by learning several relevant facts and tips about the adoption process.

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Thanksgiving Picture Placemat

Give your Thanksgiving tabletop an artistic touch this year with an easy and fun craft your kids will love making and you’ll love displaying.

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Halloween: To Partake or Forsake?

Is Halloween a harmless day for families to enjoy candy, dressing up, and seeing neighbors, or is it an unchristian observance that should be skipped in favor of something less secular? See how other homeschool parents feel about Halloween from a question we recently posted on our homeschool Facebook page: “Does your family celebrate Halloween?”

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A Time When Right and Left Worked Together

NPR recently took a look back at a time in the not-too-distant past when right and left joined forces in the fight to legalize homeschooling.

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New Homeschool Documentary Hits Select Theaters

A new documentary about homeschooling, Class Dismissed, is currently selling out at screens along the West Coast, with tours of the East Coast and Midwest to come.

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No Connection Between Homeschooling and School Shooting

Nearly two years after Adam Lanza murdered 20 children and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, a task force is proposing tighter scrutiny and control on homeschoolers in Connecticut.

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6 Foods to Fuel Your Child's Brainpower

Check out our list of common grocery store comestibles that can help boost your homeschooler’s brainpower, focus, and productivity!

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3 Odd Holidays to Learn from in October

Need a few extra somethings to celebrate this month? Try working the unusual themes of these upcoming days into your homeschool lessons.

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Does Your Homeschool Consider How Boys and Girls Learn Best?

Did you know that for nearly a century, girls have consistently received better grades than boys? Earlier this year, the American Psychological Association published an analysis of nearly 100 years of research that spanned more than 30 countries. Their results revealed that girls earn higher grades in all subjects, including STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

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3 Ways to Make the Farmers’ Market Educational

A great place to purchase fresh fruits and veggies, the local farmers’ market is also home to several real world lessons for homeschoolers. Dig into learning on your next trip to the market with three tips to get your student involved in the outing.

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Celebrate National Coffee Day with This Fun Fall Craft

Fall is the perfect season for crafts and coffee. Everywhere you look, the colors are vibrant and inspiring, and there’s nothing quite like savoring a cup of java on a chilly day. Today, celebrate National Coffee Day with a cute and inexpensive craft project using supplies you probably already have around the house!

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Homeschool Family Ordered to Follow Common Core

A homeschool family in New Jersey was recently ordered to follow the Common Core standards to meet an interpretation of a state law that requires that children receive “instruction equivalent to that provided in the public schools.”

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Should Homeschoolers Play Sports at Public Schools?

Homeschoolers in Kentucky may be able to cheer on their children on the fields and courts of their local public schools next year. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, State Rep. Stan Lee recently pre-filed a bill for the 2015 legislative session that would allow homeschool students to try out for middle and high school-based sports teams. Lee’s bill would also permit students at private schools that don’t offer athletics to participate.

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10 Hints You're a Homeschool Parent

Check out ten tongue-in-cheek ways in which you know you’re a homeschool parent. Then, add your own to the list.

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More Free Play, Please.

Teaching requires planning, but what happens when you overbook your student’s days with too many activities, schoolwork, and appointments? What is lost when a child’s life becomes increasingly devoid of opportunities to be creative, imaginative, and playful?

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German Homeschool Family Vows to Stay and Fight

After regaining legal custody of their children, Dirk and Petra Wunderlich have vowed to stay in Germany and fight for the freedom to homeschool.

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Has Common Core Created a Homeschooling Boom?

Homeschooling continues to rise in popularity, and experts are crediting the latest numbers to concerns about Common Core, the national standardization of education which was introduced for public schools approximately two years ago. Concerns about the public school environment and the state of the economy have also influenced growth, which has experienced a particularly high spike in North Carolina.

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Season 9 of 19 Kids & Counting Premieres Tonight

Alpha Omega Publications congratulates the Duggar family on the season 9 premiere of their popular show 19 Kids & Counting, which airs tonight, September 2, on TLC at 8 p.m. (CT).

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Serving Those Who Serve

This Armed Forces Day, seek ways to honor our military members overseas and their families on the home front. Here are a few ways to celebrate the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard members and veterans who served their country in times of war and peace.

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Homeschooling’s Highest Marks

According to a recent survey conducted by Spectrum Group’s Millionaire Corner, 59% of homeschool advocates praised homeschooling for parental control.

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