Posted in Resources

Cardinal Newman Society Essay Contest

The Cardinal Newman Society’s 8th annual Essay Scholarship Contest is live and applications are due by February 20th!

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St. John Bosco: The Juggling Saint
Posted in Book Reviews Religion

St. John Bosco: The Juggling Saint

St. John Bosco: The Juggling Saint by Maria Riley is the third in the Adventures with the Saints series of books about three young children who have the ability to time travel (think Magic Treehouse books or The Chime Travelers series) and meet important saints.

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Posted in Conferences / Organizations

Free Refresh Virtual Homeschool Conference Feb. 9

Come and enjoy the REFRESH! 2024 Online Conference on Friday, February 9th, for an afternoon of online collaboration – where you can learn from wonderful speakers, recharge your homeschooling batteries, and interact with parents attending from all over the world.

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Posted in Art Computers

Animation / Drawing Courses for Ages 11-18

Chad Stewart, former Disney animator and veteran home school Dad, offers a 12-week LIVE – online Animation Course for ages 11-18. He also teaches 2 online Drawing Classes as well for both elementary and upper grade level students.

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Posted in Book Reviews Unschooling

Self-Directed Education for Neurodiverse Children

When raising/educating neurodiverse children (autistic, ADHD, OCD, PDA, etc.), it can be a challenge to figure out how best to educate them so that they can succeed at school and in life. In A Different Way to Learn: Neurodiversity and Self-Directed Education, Naomi Fisher, a clinical psychologist with a Ph.D. in developmental cognitive psychology, offers some ways to approach the challenge.

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Posted in Practical Tips Why We Homeschool

Homeschooling Your Child with Special Needs

Homeschooling has become a haven for kids the traditional school system has failed in some way. It’s not that there aren’t some great programs and talented teachers in the system; it’s mostly that the system may not fit your special needs child.

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Posted in Art English Resources

St. Nicholas Magazine published by Homeschooling Teen

St. Nicholas Magazine is published by a homeschooler and features writing and art by other young people!

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Posted in Book Reviews Math Science

Learn About Remarkable Women Who Loved Math and Space

Learn about two great books to inspire girls who love math and science.

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Posted in 1st grade 2nd grade Book Reviews Kindergarten Preschool

‘Twas the Day Before Christmas in Bethlehem Town

‘Twas the Day Before Christmas in Bethlehem Town by Leslie Bond Diggins with illustrations by Erin Nelson is a lovely picture book for young children

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Posted in Religion

Saint-Themed Scavenger Hunt Activity

Download a Free Saint-Themed Scavenger Hunt Activity perfect for All Saints Day or a fun religion lesson. It features the lives of 6 saints (3…

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