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Homeschool Resources

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Some of the articles on this blog will interest homeschoolers, but if you are interested in how-to’s, curriculum reviews, encouragement, and issues in education, see my posts at Academy Northwest, a hybrid private school/homeschool program in Washington state. Links below.

Start Here

If you are exploring homeschooling as an option or are ready to start, please read my free homeschool 101 packet.

Homeschool Road Map: part 1, part 2, part 3. These links take you to my Academy Northwest blog posts. For the PDFs, click part 1, part 2, and part 3.


Lapbooks: Turning Schoolwork into Keepsakes


Review: Spell to Write and Read

Why English Has Silent Letters

Print or Cursive, Which Is Best?

Struggling Readers, Part 1

Struggling Readers, Part 2

Reading: Bits or Ink?

Grammarly Aid: A Review on the Grammarly app

Mathematics and Science

What Is Mathematics All About? (written by my mathematician/software developer husband)

In the Pursuit of God, Science Was Founded

History/Social Studies

Personalize Your History Lessons

Making History Memorable

Restoring American Patriotism One Child at a Time

How to Teach Current Events

Map Skills for Life and Across the Curriculum


Homeschooling Beyond the 3Rs—Training in Worldview

Running Your Homeschool

Organizing Your Homeschool Library

How to Homeschool When Working

How Much Does It Cost to Homeschool?

Homeschooling: 4th Grade Curriculum from my friend’s blog, Never Free Farm. She’s a secular homeschooler and homesteader. This post focuses on how she only spent $600 on her son’s curriculum.

One School, Unique Learning Centers: A review of Academy Northwest Learning Centers

Social Issues

Nurturing Virtuous Character

Opting out of Comprehensive Sex Ed? Alternative Health Class

Fielding Homeschool Objections from Relatives

Bullying: Even Homeschoolers are not Immune

Pros and Cons of Homeschool Co-ops


Grammarly Aid: A Review on the Grammarly app

Digging Deeper into the Bible in 2023

Review: Spell to Write and Read

Summer Reading: Missionary Biographies

Beat the Doldrums with a Game


When the Curriculum Makes You Cry

Mom’s Time Out

One Student’s Experience at ANW (with learning challenges)

Issues in Education

Blaine Amendment and the Battle for School Choice

Hybrid Homeschooling

COVID Schooling Isn’t Homeschooling

Why Teach History?

From Clergy to Activists: How Critical Theory Has Transformed Christian Colleges, part 1

From Clergy to Activists: How Critical Theory Has Transformed Christian Colleges, part 2

Freedom to Homeschool Requires Vigilance

Discover Your Child’s Learning Style

AI Chatbots: Educational Ai or Interference?NEW

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