Middle & High School Resources Resources for Homeschoolers

FREE IEW’s Spring Conference 2018

Final AP mini-conf

IEW’s (Institute for Excellence in Writing!) mission is to equip teachers and teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers.Using the four language arts—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—IEW methods have been proven to be effective for students of all ages and […]

Parents of Children with Autism Choosing Homeschooling

Parents of Children with Autism Choosing Homeschooling

Parents of children with autism and other special needs are leaving public schools in Australia in favor of homeschooling.Because families do not have to register with their governments, official homeschooling numbers in the Land Down Under are unknown, but estimates put the current number as high as 30,000. If true, that means homeschooling has doubled […]

FAFSA can Equal FREE Money


FAFSA is for current and prospective college students who are looking at the high cost of college and what their family is expected contribution. Every year students need to reapply for the FAFSA. The FAFSA is need-based, grant-based and offers many entitlements. It lets you calculate how much you should be able to pay for college. […]

Preparing Your Homeschooler for Trade School


College isn’t always a necessary track for your homeschooled highschooler. If your teen is not college bound, and wants to start working soon after they graduate, trade school may be the answer.A technical or trade school is a great option for a student that doesn’t want to go to a 4 year university. My son […]

ADHD And The Middle School Years


Learn about ADHD and the middle school years from a mom’s perspective. The struggles kids face in middle school are real and tough, but with ADHD, they only intensify. The middle school years are a time of significant change for all children. Cognitive maturation, physical changes and puberty, coupled with increasing social expectations and requirements can make […]

Character Development for Teens Podcast

Family outdoors on fourth of July with flags and cookies smiling

There are so many facets to character development especially in teenagers. Exactly what is character development? When we think of character development we may think of having a teen that is well behaved and well mannered, wise and agreeable at all times. Well, that isn’t exactly what it means, though that would be nice. So […]

What You Must Know to Teach High School Unit Studies


Check out these “must know” tips on teaching high school unit studies in your homeschool. Teaching high school can be intimidating for most of us. Up until now, you may have known or remembered most of what you were teaching the kiddos. When it comes to high school, I remember a blur. If you are […]

Spiritual Easter Writing Prompts for Junior and Senior High


I love finding ways to help my children focus on the true meaning of a holiday. I enjoy finding ways to incorporate learning about a holiday during our homeschool time. Easter is right around the corner and this is the perfect time to help your students think deeply about the meaning of Jesus’ death and resurrection.I […]