Homeschooling

STEM Toys for 5 Year Olds

STEM Toys for 5 Year Olds

It’s summertime, and the kids are out of kindergarten and school and will hopefully not be glued to video games or cell phones. Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, there are not many kid-friendly activities such as open playgrounds or parks available. STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering and Math) toys are great activities that are fun and keep your kids’ brains challenged while learning at the same time.
STEM toys for 5-year-olds at a glance

Botley the Coding Robot

Weekly Lesson Plan Template

Weekly Lesson Plan Template

We have created a collection of weekly lesson plans templates for all grades and subjects. All templates are provided as a PDF document and are completely free to download. You can either print the lesson plan or convert the PDF file to a WORD document to make them editable to add times, subjects, and wording. You can then fill out the lesson plan and save it on your device.
Weekly Lesson Plan Templates at a Glance

Best 11 STEM Subscription Boxes

Best 11 STEM Subscription Boxes

When a child expresses interest in anything educational, it is already a blessing. Furthermore, having children with an affinity for science, technology, and math leaves you teeming with pride. You are excited to nurture their budding instincts for exploration, problem-solving, and creative application. A great way to do this is through investing in STEM subscription boxes and STEM toys!
Every month, you can receive a box of STEM-related, innovative learning activities for the next generation’s engineers, programmers, and mathematicians. Kids can do anything from puzzles and brain-teasers to model …

Best STEM Homeschool Curriculum

Best STEM Homeschool Curriculum

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. If you are homeschooling your child, you should be looking into some of the STEM homeschool curriculum in our review. We found also some great STEM subscription boxes and STEM toys as an addition to the normal STEM curriculum.
Homeschooling has some advantages over public schooling in that they provide time for more focused lessons on …

Benefits of Amazon Prime for Teachers

Benefits of Amazon Prime for Teachers

As of January 2020, Amazon has reported that over 150 million people have a subscription to their Prime service. Amazon Prime started in 2005 with their free 2-day shipping service. Since then, Amazon Prime has evolved into a rich program with a comprehensive array of benefits. Unlimited TV, movie, and music streaming services, unlimited photo storage, Amazon Fresh grocery delivery are only some of their services.
As Prime membership continues to climb, Amazon continues to develop its Prime program accordingly. While just about everyone can find something beneficial in the Prime membership offering. There are some …

How Much Does it Cost to Homeschool?

How Much Does it Cost to Homeschool?

As the world changes, the amount of children in homeschool is on a steady climb. More and more parents are seeking homeschool as their preferred education source for their children for a variety of reasons. Whether parents want to homeschool their children because of religious beliefs, bullying at public schools, or ill-feelings towards the state’s guidelines and policies, a cost comes with homeschooling. How much does it cost to homeschool?

Curriculum (USD 300.00- USD 600.00):
Homeschool Accessories and Planners (USD 100.00 – USD 250.00 per year)

Homeschooling in California

Homeschooling in California

What do Ansel Adams (photographer), Louisa May Alcott (author), Benjamin Franklin (statesman, inventor), and Todd Lodwich (Olympic Skier) have in common? They all received their education through a type of homeschooling.
Investors are so convinced, that homeschooling becomes a trend in the future, that they invested $3.7 million in Primer, just last month.  (May 2020).
The modern homeschool movement began in the 1970s, with it being legal in every state. Some states were regulated, and some were not. In the 1980s, homeschooling changed as the view of public schools changed. Most of these views were based on …

The 10 Best Teacher Planners 2020/2021

The 10 Best Teacher Planners 2020/2021

Every excellent school year starts with an organized teacher—what better way to be organized than to have a teacher planner that encourages organization. We have researched numerous planners and have come up with the ten best teacher planners that promote organization and framework for an excellent school year 2020/2021. 
Teacher planners at a glance

Our Choice – Overall: Blue Sky 2020-2021 …