Study American History with Movies

How to Study American History with Movies for Homeschool Families Times are changing…History is being made Homeschooling families need to meet their teens where they are–in a culture that is largely visual and video-driven. One way to do that is through teaching history with movies. Twenty years ago homeschooling parents thought there was only one…

Davy & the Alamo for Secondary Learners

Discover the real Davy Crockett and the battle of the Alamo. Build a potato cannon, write an obituary and more in this hands-on homeschool Davy & the Alamo unit study for middle & high school homeschoolers. Full STEAM, English Language Arts (ELA), history, living books, and more! Original science and writing printables free for subscribers (and subscribing is free, too!)

Polar Express & Hot Chocolate Unit Study for Secondary Learners

Discover the real Santa Claus, make Polar Express hot chocolate, build a marshmallow shooter,and more in this hands-on homeschool Polar Express & Hot Chocolate unit study for middle & high school homeschoolers. Full STEAM, English Language Arts (ELA), history, living books, and more! Science and writing printables free for subscribers (and subscribing is free, too!)

Oregon Trail Unit Study for Secondary Learners

Discover the real Oregon Trail and filter water, cook over a campfire and more in this hands-on homeschool Oregon Trail unit study for middle & high school homeschoolers. Full STEAM, English Language Arts (ELA), history, living books, and more! Original, hand-drawn art vocabulary cards, science and writing printables free for subscribers (and subscribing is free, too!)

Oregon Trail for Intermediate Learners

Build wagons, filter water, cook over a campfire and more in this hands-on homeschool Oregon Trail unit study for upper elementary. Full STEAM, English Language Arts (ELA), history, living books, and more! Original, hand-drawn art vocabulary cards, science and writing printables free for subscribers (and subscribing is free, too!)

Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery for Secondary Learners

Family style homeschooling unit study for Early American History: Westward Expansion for Middle and High school homeschool students. Mix and match lessons with the two lower level units to create a custom curriculum that’s perfect for your kids! Lot of practical arts, hands-on lessons and activities. Everything you need except daily math!

How to Start a Local Teen Homeschool Group

Some communities are blessed with vibrant homeschooling co-ops with hundreds of families with every type of academic, athletic and social activity you can imagine. But many of us don’t have access to such incredible resources. Learn how to start a local teen homeschool group and why it’s so important for your teens be surrounded by other teens with similar values.

But What about High School? Hope and Help for Homeschooling High School

When my kids were little, people always asked me, “But what about high school? You’ll send them to school, then, right?” My oldest two have graduated high school, and my third kiddo is about to begin high school. So, I have been pondering what I wish I’d known nine years ago and what I might do differently this time. Here’s my list of what I’ve learned about homeschooling high school so far:

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