Homeschool Science Curriculum Choices: Reader Question

Homeschool Science Curriculum Choices for Multiple Ages at Hodgepodge

We have several homeschool science curriculum choices that have blessed us big time. I’ve shared about what we’ve used in the last couple of years. That prompted a reader to ask the following question. She said that I could share with you… Question: I have been struggling with picking a science curriculum for my children […]

Something Good to Read

Something Good to Read

This summer I am finding myself in such need of simply resting and reading. And since I thought that you might need this too, I’ve gathered some of the something good to read I’ve shared before. Now I know that none of us mamas are able to read for long stretches. But I encourage you […]

How We Teach Homeschool

How We Teach...Homeschool

Today I share with you how we teach homeschool. How do you teach language arts? Tapestry of Grace? These are questions I get especially at this time of year. I have answered these questions before here at Hodgepodge. Also, our friends at iHomeschool Network (ihsnet) have a wonderful resource, How We Teach, available for homeschoolers. […]

Apologia Science for All Ages

Apologia Science for All Ages

We love our Apologia science for all ages. Are you thinking about homeschool science for next year? This gives you a picture of the Apologia resources we are using for all the ages in our homeschool. (We also love IKEA storage for homeschool – as you can tell by this photo.) My elementary students and […]

Reasons We Love Compass Classroom for Homeschool

Why We LOVE Compass Classroom for Homeschool

We have enjoyed the resources from Compass Classroom for quite some time. And as we were going about our usual afternoon video courses, I realized there are several reasons we love Compass Classroom for our homeschool. Not only that – Compass Classroom is having a super sale starting today that I didn’t want you to […]

WordUp! The Vocab Show

WordUp! The Vocab Show - Review at The Curriculum Choice

“Dwane Thomas does such silly stuff that it helps us remember Latin and Greek roots.” ~ 11th grader As the homeschool mama, I not only love to hear my children laugh and see them enjoy learning, but I also really like how versatile WordUp! is. Just like Visual Latin, we can airplay the lessons on […]

Mixing Up Your Homeschool Routine

Mixing Up Your Homeschool Routine at Hodgepodge

Is it time for a change? Maybe it could be as simple as just a quick walk in the woods… Walking the trail #SilverComerTrail #fall #1000gifts I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers ~ L.M. Montgomery, Ann of Green Gables Aren’t you glad you live in a world where there […]

Constitutional Literacy for High School

Constitutional Literacy Review at The Curriculum Choice

Today I share with you the extensive, high school level resource from Apologia and HSLDA’s Michael Farris. Constitutional Literacy is something we are passionate about as a family. We are raising future voters! A course by the same name – designed to fit this passion – is simply an answer to prayer for my two […]

High School Homeschool Curriculum Choices

High School Curriculum Choices at Hodgepodge

This past month I have shared the span from preschool to middle school – our curriculum choices for each age and stage. Today we reach high school. We are headed into our third year of high school. This year we again have two high schoolers – young adults in 10th and 11th grade. Two high […]

Middle School Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Middle School Curriculum Choices at Hodgepodge - favorites from all our years homeschooling!

Our middle school girl is a busy, kinesthetic learner who loves to craft. She loves to make things. Do things. Move. Participate. Give her a display board for a biography report. Let her make a salt dough map. She loves to color while I read. Crafts, creations, busy. That’s her. You may remember a couple of […]

Love the Journey Review

Love the Journey - Tapestry of Grace

~Don’t miss the giveaway at the end!~ I’ve shared before about the books that have shaped my heart for homeschooling. Oh how I wish I’d had Marcia Somerville’s Love the Journey- Homeschooling: Principles to Practices when I started my journey. But I am very thankful I’ve had it at the top of my stack of […]

Elementary Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Elementary Homeschool Curriculum Choices at Hodgepodge

Many a time I have found myself pausing and being thankful that the younger two that make up our elementary homeschool are so close in age. Almost exactly two years apart with the same birthday month. They are buddies and they cheer each other on in their learning. Older sister coaches reading. Younger brother waits […]