Simply Classical is Simply Amazing

Simply Classical is Simply Amazing

(The following is a guest post from True North Homeschool Academy teacher Amy Vickrey, MSE) I first heard about Cheryl Swope and her approach to Classical Education through my volunteer work with SPED Homeschool.  The more I heard, the more I was interested in...

RightStart Math Games Review

RightStart Math Games Review

The following post is written by Amy Vickery, True North Homeschool Academy Special Needs Teacher. Having taught for 16 years, I have seen many different approaches to math.  I have found that the best approach is to be hands-on, visual, consistent, and thorough. ...

Math U See & Struggling Learners

Math U See & Struggling Learners

When our kids struggle with math, it is often difficult to find a good “fit” to teach skills.  Older students who struggle with lower math don’t want something that looks “baby-ish” or has a lower grade level plastered all over it!  Here are some suggestions and ideas...

Life-Planning During High School

Life-Planning During High School

(Be sure to catch the AMAZING giveaway we have going on at the bottom of this post!!  It's only good for a limited time so check it out now!!) Getting your teen started in life planning The hardest part of this process is getting started. Respecting your teen’s input...

8 Software Tools Teens Can Master Today

8 Software Tools Teens Can Master Today

(The following is a guest post from Lolita Allgyer, Marketing Associate and advisor at Praxis.) 8 Software Tools Teens Can Master Today Getting a job looks pretty complicated when you’re young. That world is far away, right? That comes after you graduate college and...

Planning for the Future by Building Integrity

Planning for the Future by Building Integrity

(The following is a guest post from Val Harrison, author & homeschool mom.  For more information about instilling integrity in your homeschool student, check out our podcast Life Skills 101, over on the Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.) I’m honored to write a...

CLEP Exams – Everything you Need to Know

CLEP Exams – Everything you Need to Know

(The following is a guest post from Sara Porras.) If you’ve homeschooled for any length of time, you’ve heard the question, “But, what about high school?” or “How will they ever get into college?” They don’t understand that you don’t really teach high school, but...

Why Use Homeschool Academic Advising?

Why Use Homeschool Academic Advising?

Why do you need homeschool academic advising? As homeschooling parents, we are called upon to choose curriculum, teach the kids, keep track of credits and graduation requirements and guide our kids to a successful launch. We are the school board, administration,...

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