A Homeschool Half-Time Pep Talk

January and February are often hard months for homeschool. It’s cold. The days are shorter. There’s less daylight. Many of our favorite outdoor activities have shorter operating hours. And this year, many of our favorite indoor winter activities are...

Tips for Teaching Math

I sat down with Steve Demme, creator of Math-U-See, this week for an interview. I asked him to share with us some tips for teaching math. Some of the most important points that he shares in this short clip are: Math is sequential, so it is important to find out where...

The Daily Grind

By Guest Contributor Whitney Cranford Crowell My mom’s friend Jane is the kind of person who calls it like she sees it. Years ago, after a harrowing day of wrangling her three small children, she eyed my mother with a frazzled look. “The problem with parenting,” she...

The Homeschool Marathon

It has been thrilling for our board to help families who will be homeschooling for the first time this year. And through offering things like diplomas and college scholarships, this year it has also been our privilege to help many families finish their homeschool...