Homeschooling in Tough Times by Jean Hall
It is possible to continue homeschooling under tough circumstances, though perhaps not easy. Those circumstances may vary, but the solution is at heart similar in most cases.
What To Do When You're Stuck Inside by Laura Carter
While most of the country needs rain, it can really be hard on home-school families that are then stuck in the house with no outlet. Thereâ€™s just something about not being able to go outside that really makes you want to go outside. But there are things you can do to make your day that has been rained out, more fun.
Gone Fishing (Musings on Dr. Seuss and the Process of Learning to Read) by Jean Hall
Jean Hall shares about the ins and outs and ups and downs of helping a child learn to read with a big scoop of Dr. Seuss thrown into to add in the requisite giggles.
Having a Dr. Seuss Birthday Party by Laura Carter
Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday during March or his unbirthday any time of the year. It's a terrific way to add fun to your beginning reader's homeschooling.
Interview with Joan Cherrington of Glory Art Works, Vancouver, WA by Jean Hall
Joan Cherrington shares her experiences becoming an artist and how homeschoolers can pass on the benefits and blessings of artistic creation to their children.
How to get going when the going isn't good by Jean Hall
It's the first week of February. The holidays are well behind us, and we still haven't settled into some kind of academic routine. It's not just me; every time I try to get the girls to buckle down, to sit down and work, not only do I meet direct resistance (easier to deal with), but subtle sabotage as well.
Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and Homeschooling by Laura Carter
When most people think of autism, they think of the child in the corner banging his head on the wall, that can't communicate or feed himself. But that isn't always the case. There are extreme cases, but most autistic children can function somewhat normally in regular society.
Homeschooling for Free or on a Budget by Laura Carter
When you're looking into ways to homeschool you can research hundreds of different curricula and styles of homeschooling. Sometimes it can get overwhelming, especially if you're on a tight budget. There are way to homeschool for "free" and on a low budget, but it takes a little bit more work and planning.
Playing Games to Learn About Elections by EHO Staff
Play any of these election games to hold your own mock election.
Presidents Unit Study Resources by Laura Carter
Whether as a tie in to your American history studies or to get the most from current events, such as the presidential election, this article will point you to terrific resources to create your own unit study about the Presidents of the United States.
Homeschool Conventions: Tips Before You Go by EHO Staff
f you've ever felt overwhelmed by the wealth of workshops, keynote addresses, and resources for sale or conversely felt so giddy that you just had to buy, buy, buy, these tips for staying on track should help.
Theatrical Temptations or How to Fill Your Spare Time Watching Your Children's Self-Inspired Dramatic Performances by Beverly S. Krueger
You too can spend your spare time watching your children perform their latest dramatic creation by putting the right resources in reach and then getting out of the way.