Homeschooling

Informal STEM Learning Has Big Positive Impact

A MiddleWeb Blog<p>As an elementary-age child, I was fascinated and excited by a collection of fossils and minerals that a local geologist kept in his …

Learning

2017 Grand Circus Gala

None<p>The annual Grand Circus Gala benefits the restoration of the historic Grand Circus Park. John Froelich, Special to the Free Press<p>The annual Grand …

Detroit

Homeschool Family’s Kids May Be Hauled To Public School By Police

Image source: Pixabay.com<p>The children of the last homeschooling family in Sweden soon may be dragged by police to a government-run school.<p>Marita and …

Sweden

How to Find—or Start!—a Homeschool Support Group

Homeschooling can feel isolating for children and parents alike. It’s so different from what most people are doing and it's not uncommon to be the …

Networking

Lessons learned in my first year of homeschooling

This week marks one year since I took my kids out of school just a few days shy of their official end-of-year date. We headed off on a volunteerism …

Parenting

Simple Summer Learning with '100 Backyard Activities' | My Little Poppies

I am thrilled to share a new and extremely fun book for simple summer learning: <i>100 Backyard Activities That Are the Dirtiest, Coolest,</i> …

Kids

Free and Cheap Events to Take Your Kids To

Looking for ways to entertain your kids on the cheap? Here's a round up of free and nearly-free events that your kids are sure to love. It includes …

Kids

Simple Summer Learning Ideas: A Series | My Little Poppies

On a recent episode of The Homeschool Sisters Podcast, Kara and I chatted about simple summer learning and easy ways to take a <i>structured</i> summer break.<p>…

Kids

Lawmaker introduces tax break bill for homeschooling parents

A bill that would give tax breaks to parents who homeschool their children has been introduced in the New Jersey Legislature.<p>The Jersey Journal …

Taxes

The ‘Peg + Cat’ Series: Stealth Math At Its Best!

Your children will be so busy giggling that they won't know they are practicing math when they read this fantastic Peg + Cat series.Click through to …

Kids

Homeschooling crackdown: Routine audits, tougher barriers

Homeschooling families to face routine audits and tougher registration requirements.

Education

Homeschooling crackdown: Routine audits, tougher barriers

Victoria's homeschoolers will face routine audits and a tougher registration process under a dramatic crackdown.<p>The proposed changes, which have …

Brisbane

‘South’ Is a Sweet Story of an Unlikely Friendship

In his new book 'South,' Daniel Duncan tells a sweet story of an unlikely friendship between a fisherman and an injured bird--sure to delight young …

Books

Use Your Summer to Prepare for Your Next Academic Year

Teachers look forward to summer break almost as much – if not more than – their students. Summer is a great time for relaxation, catching up on …

Education

Elementary school kids taken to the ER after taking pills

Elementary school students at a Splendora elementary school were transported to the emergency room after eating medication, a Splendora ISD worker …

Primary Education

'Stack the Cats' Is the Perfect Introduction to Early Math Concepts | GeekMom

My 5-year-old calls himself a “mathemagician.”<p>It is the perfect description, really. He finds numbers to be magical. Math makes him happy.<p>As the …

Mathematics

A 13-year-old home school student just won $20,000 in a math competition on ESPN — see if you can answer the winning question

Thirteen-year-old Luke Robitaille was named the 2017 Raytheon Mathcounts National Champion, beating a field of 224 to take home the top prize.<p>The competition aired live on ESPN3 on Monday, May 15, at 10 a.m. ET.<p>Robitaille, a seventh grade home school student from Euless, Texas, answered the …

Mathematics