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 to place some good reads… …on an end table. …beside
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. And, this week, ihsnet is hosting a fun Instagram challenge
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 I have a review (and giveaway!) of Jeannie Fulbright’s Land
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 miss! –> Also, in addition to the Compass Classroom sale,
“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 the family room TV, we can pull them up on
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 schoolers! We love that Constitutional Literacy is led by
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 years ago I shared about the organization we put in
~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 books on my coffee table these first weeks of summer!