What Is a Homeschool Portfolio and Why Would I Need One?
May02

What Is a Homeschool Portfolio and Why Would I Need One?

Hey, homeschoolers! Welcome to this bonus broadcast of The Homeschool Sanity Show. Today, I’m going to share what a homeschool portfolio is and how it can be used to save your sanity. Listen to the podcast Before I do, I want to chat a bit about digital curriculum. I did an episode where I explained the advantages of digital curriculum and ideas for how to organize it and use it. Just as a reminder of that content, you can save...

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The Best Language Arts Curriculum for Every Grade
Apr03

The Best Language Arts Curriculum for Every Grade

    Listen to the podcast Hey homeschoolers! This week I am going to save your sanity by sharing with you the best language arts curriculum for every grade level. One of the most time-consuming tasks for homeschooling parents is researching curriculum. I’m not only going to tell you what I think are the best choices, but I’m also going to give you access to a free document with all the information in table format. I...

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Interest-Led Learning: Homeschooling, the First Year
Feb20

Interest-Led Learning: Homeschooling, the First Year

Hey, homeschoolers! I want to thank AFFIRM Films and Sony Pictures Animation for their sponsorship of this podcast. The Star is now available on Blue-ray, DVD and Digital – this is a great movie for the entire family.   Listen to the podcast For this episode I got to catch up with our new homeschoolers. What was intended to be a topic on curriculum choices became a discussion of interest-led learning. I know you’ll be...

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How to Make Digital Curriculum Work for Your Homeschool
May23

How to Make Digital Curriculum Work for Your Homeschool

There are a number of problems homeschoolers have in using digital curriculum. I’ve had them myself! But now that I have the solutions, I’m excited about using digital curriculum again. I can’t wait to share the solutions I’ve discovered.   Listen to the the podcast or watch on YouTube Links print mission manuals for Grammar Galaxy I interviewed Beth Napoli about cool webtools for students A laser printer...

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Great Summer Learning Ideas for Homeschoolers
May16

Great Summer Learning Ideas for Homeschoolers

It’s almost summer and that means it’s time to plan for summer learning. Whether you homeschool year-round or need ways to keep your home education going during the lazy days of summer, I’ve got you covered.  LISTEN TO THE PODCAST, READ THE BLOG POST or WATCH ON YOUTUBE Links UltimateRadioShow.com for new homeschooling podcasts Learn Math Fast (use code SANITY5 or SANITY10 for a discount). Join me at the Psychowith6...

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Easy Ways to Add Music to Your Homeschool
May09

Easy Ways to Add Music to Your Homeschool

The benefits of a music education are numerous and include intellectual, emotional, physical, and social advantages for children who receive it. But with so many subjects we want to teach in our homeschooling, it can be challenging to find the time. I am excited to share some easy ideas for adding music to our homeschools that I learned from Gena Mayo of MusicInOurHomeschools.com. LISTEN NOW READ THE BLOG POST OR WATCH ON YOUTUBE...

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