Curriculum info

This category is your crash guide to curriculum info. You will find information on various curriculums available, so you will be able to see what matches your needs. Choose what works for you, based on reviews from other parents and the different characteristics of each curriculum.

The most common curriculums for high schoolers are GED, Cambridge and CAPS.

For primary and secondary schoolers, there are many more options to consider.

Whether you are looking for free or paid, digital or off-line, faith-based or secular, the posts in this category will help you navigate the various resources you can access as a homeschooler.

If you are starting out, read Choose the Right Curriculum for Homeschooling: 6 Tips so you can decide what would make a good fit.

Lessons from Our first Year of Homeschooling with a Chronic Illness

It’s officially the end of our first year of homeschooling! Hooray! Also, can I have more coffee? And cake? We are definitely going to bake and decorate cupcakes this coming weekend. Like many parents, we started our homeschooling journey by withdrawing our child from playschool. It was her second one, and she simply wasn’t happy …

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Connecting with your child helps them learn

Are you frustrated with homeschooling, wondering how to make the light bulb in your child’s mind turn on more often? Here’s a key that almost always makes a difference: CONNECTING with your child. It’s like a switch. Connecting with your child enables better learning. You may have heard homeschoolers say “The relationship with your child …

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homeschooling curriculum options for children with special needs

homeschooling special needs: Curriculum options You should look at

Dear parent of a special needs child (or children), I respect you deeply. You are some of the toughest parents I know.  The battles you face, the exhaustion and soul-wearying fatigue, the constant repetition and the superhuman amount of patience you exert are hard. Some days, you see some progress in your child and celebrate …

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High school curriculum for homeschool – your top 10 questions answered

Hey parent, looking into high school curriculum options for homeschooling your teenager? Respect! Being a parent of a teenager can be tough enough by itself, without adding the weight of important decisions to the mix.  If you’re considering the different options available for your high schooler, this post will be helpful in providing you an …

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Christian curriculum for homeschooling

Christian Homeschool Curriculum: The Ultimate Parent’s Guide (includes free printable list)

You’re browsing the internet, browsing parent reviews and scrolling endlessly through Christian homeschool curriculum recommendations. How do you choose one? How do you know which one is right? As a Christian, depending on your background, you may be looking for a curriculum that is Bible-based obviously, but you want something your child will be able …

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How to homeschool multiple kids and stay sane – charlene hess

How do these other moms do it – homeschooling multiple kids? I can just see you there, dear parent, picking up one book, putting down another, teaching one child while trying to appease the toddler pulling at your leg. It’s like the ultimate multi-tasking disaster waiting to explode in your head and your house when …

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comprehensive guide on how to choose th ebest curriculum for your family

A Comprehensive Guide – The best homeschooling curriculum for YOUR child (that will actually work!)

You’ve made the decision to start homeschooling and now the agonizing question you’re obsessing about is how to choose the right curriculum for your child. The thought of pulling out your debit or credit card for something so important is probably making you sweat… How do you know what your child is supposed to learn …

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how to get my child to learn independently

How to teach your child to learn independently

Many families are plunged into homeschooling with little choice right now, and many children have little concept of how to work and learn independently. Do you have your hands in your hair? Did you yell at your child and surrender to the TV screen so you can just finish one darned work assignment in peace? …

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21 Things that Make Homeschooling Easier

Who doesn’t like things that help make life easier, right? There are so many resources for homeschooling, it can easily feel a little overwhelming, rather than simpler to get it done. Here’s a list of 21 things that make homeschooling easier – keep it handy for those days where you’re running around between chores, meal …

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