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Latin Isn’t So Bad

Latin Isn’t So Bad

My family joined a homeschool community 18 months ago. It has been the absolute best decision we made for our homeschool experience because we needed new friends, a pace setter, and some fresh ideas to keep things going for us. But we all hated Latin. I toyed around...

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Homeschooling and the U.S. Department of Education 2021

Homeschooling and the U.S. Department of Education 2021

U.S. Department of Education: Priorities 2021 At the time this article was written, Miquel A. Cardona had been nominated to serve the new federal administration in the role of Secretary of Education.  It remains to be seen whether-or-not Mr. Cardona will be confirmed...

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Happy New Year – 2021

Happy New Year – 2021

Happy new year to all from the Home School Facts Team! May every wish of yours get fulfilled in the upcoming year.

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Reasons Homeschool Parents Should Consider Private Tutors

Reasons Homeschool Parents Should Consider Private Tutors

No matter how skilled you are at being a homeschool parent, you may run into issues with your child being unable to comprehend some of their lessons. It may be a particular subject or even an entire year. If your child could use some extra help in class, you may want...

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Happy Holidays from everyone at Home School Facts! Thinking warmly of each of you and wishing your family an extra measure of comfort, joy and hope this Christmas.

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All I Want For Homeschool Is…

All I Want For Homeschool Is…

I have these three homeschooling kids so I thought I would ask them: if there were a Homeschool Christmas, what would be on their wish list?  That went over like a lead balloon.  So, I rewarded them in advance with ice cream (a.k.a. bribed) and garnered the...

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Why Art Classes Should be a Part of Every Homeschool Curriculum

Why Art Classes Should be a Part of Every Homeschool Curriculum

Art classes provide many benefits to growing minds. Unfortunately, due to educational budget cuts, more and more arts programs are being cut from public schools. As a homeschool parent, however, you can continue to incorporate the arts into your child’s learning. Here...

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How to Improve Your Preschoolers Attention Span

How to Improve Your Preschoolers Attention Span

One of the most difficult parts of homeschooling a preschooler is keeping their attention on their work. To enhance their development and make sure they succeed in school, parents should figure out ways to improve their preschooler’s attention span. This will help...

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Middle Grade Gift Ideas

Middle Grade Gift Ideas

Gift giving for the middle-grade kids seems super easy at first. They are interested in all kinds of things which makes the list of options super long, but then it becomes almost too much to sort through. If your kids are anything like mine, they still have a hint of...

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5 Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy Without Losing Your Mind

5 Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy Without Losing Your Mind

Living a healthy lifestyle can be challenging under normal circumstances, and even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are a few tips for keeping your family healthy -- without losing your mind! Make Sure Everyone Drinks Plenty of Water Most people don’t drink...

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What Virtual Schoolers Can Learn from Homeschooling

What Virtual Schoolers Can Learn from Homeschooling

A lot of people are turning to homeschooling resources these days and not just those who are homeschooling.  Large swaths of the country’s student population have been forced to school virtually or participate in some kind of hybrid program which puts them in a brick...

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5 Resources for New Homeschoolers

5 Resources for New Homeschoolers

Homeschooling is a fast-growing trend in the United States. Whether you’re online by choice, out of necessity, or still considering your options, here are some of the best resources for new homeschoolers. Home School Legal Defense Association If you’re concerned about...

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How Online School Works

How Online School Works

Although every online school is different, it's important to remember that a great online school works however the student wants it to work.  Although each online school is different, online learning is about personalized learning and personalized learning allows the...

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Benefits of Having a Laptop or Tablet for College Students

Benefits of Having a Laptop or Tablet for College Students

There are many benefits to owning a laptop and/or tablet while in college. Here is a detailed list of these benefits and how this might help students who are deciding whether or not to switch from a desktop or public devices (such as library computers) to laptop...

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