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Homeschool Buyers Co-Op: A Great Homeschool Resource

When we first started homeschooling during my oldest’s preschool years (he’s now entering 7th grade *gulp*), one of the first resources I ever found was The Homeschool Buyers Co-Op. The Homeschool Buyers Co-Op The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is a wonderful, free homeschooling organization for both new and veteran homeschoolers. Co-op membership is free and confidential, and entitles …

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Online Spanish Curriculum

Bring languages to life with this online Spanish curriculum that’s perfect for homeschoolers. Finding a program that would keep her interested and engaged hasn’t been easy though. So, when we heard about Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids® online Spanish curriculum, it seemed like the perfect program to get her excited about learning a a new language. …

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Science and Technology Homeschool Curriculum

They’re not only my favorite homeschool curriculum subjects to teach, they’re also our kids’ favorite subject to study. They get excited about science experiments and eat up everything related to coding and technology. Did you know that both of the boys built their own computers from scratch? I have no clue how to do it, but they …

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Third Grade Integrated Language Arts Curriculum

Make third grade language arts more interesting and comprehensive with an integrated approach. After a fantastic year of Paths of Exploration last year, I decided to opt for something a little bit lighter. It was a mistake. So, when given the opportunity to review Kendall Hunt RPD’s Pathways Reading and Language Arts integrated curriculum for …

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Curriculum Advice for New Homeschoolers

How do you know which curriculum to choose?! Here’s the best curriculum advice for new homeschoolers from a 10-year veteran homeschool mom. Choosing curriculum “You must be rich to homeschool!” Really rich. I used to bristle at the statement, but, as we’ve evolved in our homeschooling journey (and I’ve grown more comfortable in my role), …

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Homeschool Science: Bringing Curiosity to Life

Bring curiosity to life with homeschool science! It’s Homeschool Science Week at MamaTeaches and I am so excited to share some ideas with you to make science come alive for your little learners! If your children love science as much as mine do, you know that anything that’s creepy, crawly, mushy, squishy, or down-right disgusting …

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Time Capsule: Medieval England Unit Study Review

Do your kids love history? This Time Capsule: Medieval England Unit Study might be the perfect homeschool curriculum for them! My children have always loved knights and anything Medieval England related. They’ve played with swords and shields (plastic and cardboard, of course), since the time they could hold them. So, when Michelle, the creator of …

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The Matter of Homeschool Curriculum

Homeschool curriculum can be the biggest challenge for new homeschoolers and veteran homeschoolers alike. Here’s how we decide what to do. We’ve tried a variety of curriculums – some pre-packaged and expensive, but mostly we’re eclectic in our approach.  I know it’s a big worry for those just starting on their homeschool journey, because it’s such an …

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Hackschooling: What Are You Stoked About?

Hackschooling or homeschooling – are they one in the same? Logan LaPlante asks during his TEDx Talk at the University of Nevada. What if? If you are on the fence about homeschooling, you need to watch this video by a 13 year old homeschooled boy who challenges the conventions of education…and the idea of building …

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