When my oldest was in 4th/5th grade, I started to stress about the changes that were coming to our home school. I wasn't ready to homeschool middle school and it was coming fast. I was convinced I was going to have to change the way we did everything once 6th grade started. I even considered putting the girls into school after the elementary years because I didn't think I could give them … [Read more...] about Changes To Make When You Start Homeschooling Middle School
Shopping for school supplies isn't just for public school families. While homeschoolers don't usually need a whole list of items each year, it's always fun to start a new school year with some new stuff. The best part is that since you're homeschooling, the tools your kids use don't only have to be practical, they can also be fun. Surprising them with a few of these fun things will bring a huge … [Read more...] about Unique School Supplies Homeschoolers Will Love
For those families who don't homeschool year round, it's just about that time of year. Back to School time. Or as we like to say, Back to Home School. Every August, the internet is full of families sharing their curriculum plans for the upcoming school year. As you know, here at Education Possible, we don't use a ton of "traditional" curriculum to teach our middle school kids. Instead, … [Read more...] about Tools for Homeschooling Middle School
As homeschoolers move into the middle school and high school years many parents begin to search for online course options for their students. There are many reasons for selecting online homeschool courses - to help students pursue an academic interest or passion, to introduce students to different teachers and teaching styles, to best fit a student's learning style or schedule, etc. As our … [Read more...] about Best Online Homeschool Courses for Middle & High School
Dear Mom, Where did the time go? We see our children growing and learning every day, but it is still hard to believe the teen years are approaching and it is about time to start thinking about high school. Every stage of the homeschool journey has it's joys and challenges. I bet you just started to feel like you had a few things figured out with this homeschooling business and then … [Read more...] about Dear Mom (of a soon-to-be homeschool high school student),
There are quite a few opinions that society continues to hold about homeschoolers. One of them is that all homeschoolers are weird. Believe it or not, I used to worry about that. Would my kids be weird if I homeschooled them? Would they have any friends? In my house, this long held belief is actually true. Over the years, my kids have come to realize that they're a bit different compared to … [Read more...] about Yes, My Homeschoolers are Weird – and I Love It!