With coding now predicted to become the new measurement of human literacy, is it ever too early to develop this transferable skill? There are good reasons to believe that children that explore coding early can advance more in complex thinking and thus set themselves up for future success.Guest Post by Yasser Jilani, COO and co-founder of Code With Us, a fast-growing edTech Silicon Valley organization.
Creating a homeschool schedule that fits your family is essential. Trying to implement a schedule that doesn’t suit the natural flow of your home can lead to frustration and set you up for failure. The first step is understanding that your schedule can be as unique as your family. Read More
Narrative history is a great way to introduce elementary-age students to the distant events and not-so-familiar people of the ancient world. In this article, Lindsey Sodano, content editor of History Quest: Early Times and co-author of the companion History Quest: Early Times Study Guide, offers five ways to make the most of your read-aloud experience. Read More
Helping your kids learn from the past and explore the future is a tall order sometimes, isn’t it?
Raise your hand if:
Your best ideas come in the shower. Your kids feel like they know they are right, but no one will believe them? People in your family get grumpy when doing difficult science or math problems?
Guess what! Your family has something in common with three very famous scientists! Read More
It is beneficial to understand why high school electives are essential before exploring them for your homeschool students. Homeschool Planet has some suggestions for high school electives your kids will love, and we have online homeschool lesson plans to go along with each one.
When we first start homeschooling, we either keep everything or keep nothing at all. What exactly do you need to document what your children have done all year? If you don’t know where to start, these essential elements of a homeschool portfolio can provide you with a basis of what each student needs. Read More
Have you ever felt as if homeschool planning sucks the life out of you every year or every quarter? If this time of year is especially grueling for you, it might be wise to try something new to make things so much easier for yourself.