Tech for Teaching: Modern Tools to Boost Up Homeschooling | Guest Post

Tech for Teaching: Modern Tools to Boost Up HomeschoolingHave you ever wondered how kids perceived learning? We want this to be a pleasant experience for them. We want them to be inspired by all the things they learn. We want them to keep wondering and exploring. With all those expectations, we tend to make learning a stressful experience for our kids. They are curious, but we’re usually not satisfied with that. We always expect them to impress us.

When parents are homeschooling their kids, the expectations can be truly burdening. That’s why we need structure, which will set our own expectations to acceptable limits but will also make learning a bit easier for the homeschoolers.

Is there something that brings a parent’s approach closer to the needs of a homeschooled child? Of course, there is! It’s called technology. Traditional homeschooling techniques, which position the parent as a teacher and the kid as a usual student, no longer works. These are modern generations, with needs we have to respect.

What types of tools can you use when teaching your own kids? We’ll list 4 up-to-date options that will definitely make the experience more pleasant for you and the learners. Continue Reading →

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5 Online Science Classes for Homeschoolers

5 Online Science Classes for HomeschoolersHomeschooling parents know science can be a difficult subject to teach. Even if your student understands basic scientific principles, some children simply do not like science and that can lead to a lot complaining. Add to that, the cost of equipment and materials for labs and it’s understandable why so many parents shy away from teaching science at home.

Online science classes allow parents to hand over some of the responsibility to online classrooms. Your kids can engage with a teacher during a live class or with interactive courses that help homeschool students learn at their own pace.

While not a replacement for your teaching, an online course can help fill in any gaps in your homeschooling or supplement your current curriculum.

Here are 5 Online Science Classes for Homeschoolers that I’ve found that will help homeschooling parents teach science to their kids. Continue Reading →

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Top Posts and Podcasts for 2017 – WHS 221

Top Posts and Podcasts of 2017


Throughout the year it’s interesting to see which posts and podcasts are the most popular with my readers and listeners. I’m not counting only those posts published this year. I’m counting the ones that got the most reads or listens.

I never really know how people hear about my posts. Every year I’m amazed that people even come by to read the articles I write.

With podcasts, usually the ones published earlier in the year fare the best unless one goes viral. This year the top three were released in the first three months of the year.

So, without further ado, here are the top posts and podcasts for 2017. Continue Reading →

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10 More Internet Safety Tips for Homeschoolers – WHS 220

10 More Internet Safety Tips for Homeschoolers


As our kids grow up, we begin to give them a little bit more freedom. Maybe they get a smartphone or a laptop for themselves. This can be a scary time for parents who are concerned about the safety of their children.

If your teen has a device and you’re concerned about their online activity, here are 10 Internet Safety Tips for Homeschoolers that will keep teens safer online.

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