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Working with Your Kindergartener

Working with Your Kindergartener

Starting kindergarten with your child is an exciting time, not just for them but for you too. At this time, you get the opportunity to build a foundation for how school will work in your family and to start shaping the perspective your child will have about learning. ...

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Easter: A Time for New Life

Easter: A Time for New Life

Spring has sprung! Can you feel it down deep in your soul, that shaking off of the winter chill and opening the windows to let the warmth of the Sonshine revive your spirit? It’s almost Easter! Why is Easter always on a different day? This year Easter is Sunday, April...

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Hiking, History, and Homeschooling

Hiking, History, and Homeschooling

Spring is coming and your kids are probably ready to head outside! Have you considered exploring some of Indiana’s State Parks? Indiana has some amazing state parks, and homeschoolers love bringing meaningful education into all aspects of their life. Plan a school day...

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How Do YOU Homeschool?

How Do YOU Homeschool?

Share your photos with us!   Does your family do school in the family room? At the kitchen table? In the backyard?  Do you do field trips? Educational road trips? Service projects? Isn’t the freedom that homeschoolers have to learn in many different ways...

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What is the Value of College Entrance Exams?

What is the Value of College Entrance Exams?

Questions are swirling around about standardized tests and college entrance exams, in particular. With the cancellation of many exams this past spring and the confusion that Covid-19 has caused, many families are wondering what this next year will bring. Some colleges...

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Sauce Up Your Homeschool With Apples

Sauce Up Your Homeschool With Apples

Here in Indiana, autumn can be a terrific time to get out of the house and have a field trip or do some school outdoors as the weather finally begins to cool and the humidity levels decrease.  There are so many tactile experiences available as well that it’s not...

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Public School Misinformation & Overreach Surges

Public School Misinformation & Overreach Surges

In July, we informed Indiana families about the massive amount of misinformation regarding homeschooling being shared by public school personnel. We also shared our concerns with multiple people within the Indiana Department of Education and asked that they correct...

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Your Guide to U.S. Civics

Your Guide to U.S. Civics

Which founding father wrote most of the Declaration of Independence? What is the Bill of Rights? Why do we have an Electoral College? Can ​you​ answer these questions? Can anyone around you? It will not take you long to discover that many Americans do not have a good...

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Field Trips ~ An Educational Adventure

Field Trips ~ An Educational Adventure

Field trips can be an exciting part of a child’s education!. Many of us enjoyed them growing up but did not put much thought into what it took to coordinate them. Now that you are the teacher/field trip planner—what do you do? You may find existing field trip groups,...

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Do you REALLY want to homeschool?

Do you REALLY want to homeschool?

Homeschooling, eLearning, school-at-home, and distance learning… oh my!  Many parents find themselves facing a difficult decision this summer regarding the education of their children for the year. For families seeking an at-home option, there are many paths to...

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The Colors of Education Policy

The Colors of Education Policy

Originally written in January 2020. Updated for the COVID era.  With scores of families seeking to escape the drastic social restrictions upon students at brick and mortar schools, it’s more important than ever for all parents to understand the philosophy of emerging...

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