Homeschooling

ABCmouse – Free for Teachers

ABCmouse – Free for Teachers

If you are a PK-2nd grade teacher looking for a resource that is captivating and increases self-confidence and a love of learning,  look no further than ABCmouse. ABCmouse offers supplemental activities in literacy, math, science, health, social studies, arts, and music. An excellent resource, ABCmouse, is free for all teachers. All you have to do to get started is sign up for a free account, and you will be on your way to fun learning for your students.
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Piper Computer Kit – Review for Teachers

Piper Computer Kit – Review for Teachers

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) are being slowly pushed to ensure students are armored with 21st-century skills to go out into the workplace or head off to college. If your school is like most, the curriculum for STEM and STEAM is hard to come by. It is where Piper comes in! We will examine what Piper is, how to use it, and Piper’s positive and negative aspects. By the end, you will be asking your …

The 6 Best Online Homeschool Courses of 2020

The 6 Best Online Homeschool Courses of 2020

With all the available technology, homeschooling has become more accessible and convenient than ever. This year there have been numerous online curriculums and STEM curriculums added to other online or traditional curricula. We found the six best online homeschool courses and put together the advantages and disadvantages of each.
1. Techie Homeschool Mom

How Many Hours a Day Do You Homeschool?

How Many Hours a Day Do You Homeschool?

How many hours a day do you homeschool is a popular question for parents looking to start homeschooling. It is also a question that creates discussion amongst parents who have been homeschooling for a while. Homeschool parents want to make sure their children are receiving enough schooling time.
On average, most homeschooling families do 3-4 hours/day homeschooling. However, what works for one family may not work for another family. The amount of time spent homeschooling depends on the children’s attention span and age, other outside responsibilities, and schedules.  It is also dependent on state regulations. …

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

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 …

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 per year)
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 …