101 Reasons to Homeschool High School


I have been homeschooling since my son was five years old. He just graduated from our homeschool this May. The most common questions I used to receive was “how long are you going to homeschool him?” “What will you do when he gets to highschool?” My answer was always “We will homeschool him” Highschool at […]

FREE Grade Rubrics and Assessments for Middle and Highschool

FREE Grade Rubrics and Assessments for Middle and High School

I know a lot of people who get nervous as their children get older and begin approaching the middle school years. It can be even scarier when they reach highschool!One of the biggest concerns I have seen in the homeschooling community in the older years  is the concern over grading assignments. This can be especially […]

WW1 and Great Depression Movies for Middle and High School


My oldest loves watching movies. He loves movies so much that we spent an entire year watching old movies and having him analyze and write about them for English credit!If you have a teen that is a movie buff, I think it’s a great idea to find movies for them to watch that go along […]

New SAT Essay Tips: Understanding the Test


If your homeschooler is college bound, then you may already be exploring different testing options for highschool. One of the most common tests administered is the SAT. In 2016, the SAT changed their test with a new redesigned essay portion. To the delight of many students, the essay portion of the SAT is now optional. […]

14 Fun and Maybe Frugal Highschool Electives for Homeschool


My favorite part of homeschooling highschool is being able to customize the subjects to what specifically interests me teen.The options for choosing electives are endless! The whole realm of what could be studied and discovered can be anything from art and automobile repair to woodworking and even pre-med study! If you are wanting to think […]

FREE Civil War Curriculum for all grades


I love finding curriculum for my homeschool that is completely FREE! I am excited to share this free Civil War Curriculum with you! Created by classroom teachers and education department, The Civil War Curriculum is an easy-to-use, interdisciplinary, resource-rich guide for teaching the American Civil War. You can explore the lessons online and download PDFs […]

How to Assign High School Credit for Electives


My favorite part of homeschooling high school is being able to customize electives and subjects that interest my teens. When you homeschool, you can tailor any elective to what interests your students. Sometimes it can be tricky to figure out how to assign credit to a subject that is not a normal textbook type of […]

The Phantom of the Opera Learning Guide


We love studying the fine arts in our homeschool. The Phantom of the Opera is a classic Broadway musical that is so fascinating and fun to learn about. I remember watching the musical when I was in Middle School and was so fascinated with the storyline and the music. The songs were so catchy and […]

Ernest Hemingway: A Highschool Literature Study


I love finding topics and authors that interest my teens and turning it into a unit study. Ernest Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. Many of his works are considered classics of American literature. He was a very interesting man, that led an adventurous […]