Archive of ‘Homeschool’ category


IndoctriNation – Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity in America {Documentary Review}

Scottish Filmmaker, Colin Gunn, travels around America in an old yellow school bus in, IndoctriNation, a feature length documentary about the association of public schools and the decline of Christianity in America. This eye-opening look at America’s ‘Government Schools,’ by Great Commission Films, gives the viewer an in-depth look at the current state of our school […] Read more…

Homeschooling An Older Child

A Guide to Homeschooling Past Elementary School

My daughter was a month into 7th grade when we decided to remove her from the public system and homeschool her.  We didn’t make our decision hastily.  We spent weeks deliberating, talking, seeking advice from friends and family, and doing extensive research.  There are some things I didn’t know then that I wish I had […] Read more…

The Cost Of Classical Conversations

The ‘Cost’ of Classical Conversations

My family participates in a classical group learning environment for homeschoolers called Classical Conversations. There are campuses all over the world, and there’s probably one in your backyard if you live in the USA. If you would like to learn more, visit To find out why I love the CC Challenge Program for middle and high […] Read more…

Defeating Darwinism

Challenge B – Origins

As we begin Challenge B with the study of Origins, and Defeating Darwinism, I am positive that one of the areas my students will struggle will be in summarizing the chapters of the book. The text can be wordy and a bit complicated and thought-provoking even for adults, so I’m sure there will be places our […] Read more… - a review {Curriculum Review}

I LOVE finding new curriculum. Are you like me? I could spend hours in teacher resource stores and Barnes and Noble, pouring over textbooks and workbooks! If you are using a program like Classical Conversations for your older kids like I am, you’ll understand how I feel sometimes — that the joy and excitement of finding bright […] Read more…

10 Reasons Why Public Schools Are Awesome

10 Reasons Why Public Schools are Awesome

I’m a homeschooling parent so I belong to quite a few homeschooling groups on social media. I used to love seeing what other families were up to and asking my questions, but lately, these feeds are regularly inundated with news stories about public schools, and quippy little statuses about how awesome ‘we’ are for homeschooling. I’ve […] Read more…

British Columbia

Middle and High School Link Up

Our Canadian neighbors have a problem. In British Columbia (on the West Coast, bordering the States of Washington and Alaska, and the Pacific Ocean), the teachers have gone on strike with their provincial government. Schools in Canada are funded and operated by the provinces, and contracts must be agreed upon at that level. Sometimes, the […] Read more…

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