STEM Resources for Your Homeschool

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education. We focus on these areas together not only because the skills and knowledge in each discipline are important for student success. These subjects are taught in an interdisciplinary and applied approach as we realize that is how students learn most effectively. Jennifer from over … Read more

Teaching Special Learners

Did you know that ‘special educational needs’ has a legal definition ?  It refers to any child who is currently experiencing a learning difficulty whether permanent or temporary.  Many children will have special needs of some description during their educational journey. They may need extra help in a range of areas, for example: schoolwork reading, … Read more

Presidents Day Resources — A Collection of Ideas for Your Homeschool

Presidents’ Day originally started out as Washington’s Birthday. The holiday gained special meaning during the difficulties of the Great Depression, when portraits of George Washington often graced the front pages of newspapers and magazines every February 22. In 1932 the date was used to reinstate the Purple Heart, a military decoration originally created by George … Read more

Living Frugally {a collection of ideas to save you money}

Have you ever wondered what the word Frugally means?  It’s defined as an economical use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful.  Some helpful synonyms to more fully understand it are thrifty, chary, provident, careful, prudent, penny-wise, and scrimping. When  I first embarked on home educating little did I know I would be having … Read more

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