Who is Responsible for Student Learning?

“A mystery of American schools has been why parents, students, and others behave in one way regarding academics, in another way regarding athletics. If we asked, ‘Who is responsible for an athlete’s performance?‘ we’d be discussing the athlete’s responsibility to…

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Let’s Hear It From the Kids (Homeschooling Works)

Logan LaPlante is only 13 years old but shows an emotional maturity well beyond his years. When he grows up, he wants to be happy and healthy. In his inspiring Ted Talk, he discusses how homeschooling is the right choice…

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The Homeschooling Handbook

The Homeschooling Handbook how to make homeschooling simple, affordable, fun, and effective by Lorilee Lippincott As an educator with 18 years of experience in the classroom, I think I have a good foundation for building my own homeschool and helping you…

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The Excitement of a New School Year (Without the School)

I often find it hard to sleep the night before school starts every year. Even though I have spent countless hours setting up my classroom, writing lessons, and organizing resources, my mind races with possibilities. Today, my mind is racing…

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Types of Homeschooling

There are a several different models of homeschooling that can be tailored to the needs of students and families. The beauty of these models is that you don’t have to commit to any particular method. You can choose a combination…

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