5 Solutions for Solving a Bad Curriculum Problem | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #curriculum #solutions #ihsnet

5 Solutions for a Bad Curriculum Problem

What’s a homeschooling mom to do when you’ve got a curriculum problem? If you are like me, you are a homeschooling mom who is working hard to ensure you are providing your kids with the best possible homeschool curriculum and materials. I’m sure you are doing your research, talking to friends, reading expert advice, perusing the aisles at conventions and reading blog reviews. Doing all you can within […] Read More

Ten Free Learning Programs for the Summer - Renée at Great Peace

Ten Free Learning Programs for the Summer

Summer is a great time for sprinklers, water guns, tree climbing and nature hikes. But it’s also a great time for no-pressure learning. Free learning programs make learning even better. Be sure to read all the way through to the end to discover all ten free learning programs.  This post is a sponsored post containing links to 3rd party sites. I’m being fairly compensated for […] Read More

A Homeschool Writing Curriculum that Takes the Fear Out of Writing | Renée at Great Peace #ihsnet #homeschool #writing @ApologiaWorld

A Homeschool Writing Curriculum that Takes the Fear Out of Writing

For years now I’ve been telling you that writing is a struggle in our homeschool. Each year I set off to find the perfect homeschool writing solution to help my son get over the fear of writing. But today, I’m not going to tell you about the struggle. Why? Because we’ve finally solved the problem. Yes! You read that right. We’ve finally found the best […] Read More

Self-Guided History for Homeschool High School | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #history #highschool #ihsnet

Using a Self-Guided History Curriculum for High School Homeschool

By the time a student is in high school they most likely are working at an independent level. This is true for my son. It’s been true for several years now. In fact, he’s become his own teacher so to speak, while I’ve become more of a facilitator ensuring he is completing assigned work, reviewing any needed content and tracking his work. This new system […] Read More

Tophttp://creatingbeautifully.com/80-hashtags-artists/ 10 Music Appreciation Curriculum for Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #ihsnet #music

Top 10 Music Appreciation Curricula for Homeschoolers

So yesterday I started sharing the Ultimate Guide to teaching Music in your Homeschool. This is part 2 of a 5 day hopscotch. Sometimes the easiest way to include a subject into our learning days is to have a curriculum that guides us through the process. Which is why today, we are going to take a look at the top 10 music appreciation curricula that is […] Read More

10 Resources for Outsourcing Homeschool Math Instruction | Renée at Great Peace #math #homeschooling #ihsnet

10 Best Homeschool Math Outsourced Options Online

Math can be one of those subjects that gives pause to many homeschooling teachers. This mom included. It still gives me pause as my son speeds past my abilities time and time again. But one of the best pieces of homeschooling advice I’ve ever learned was the  idea of outsourcing. I do this with online math resources. This post may contain affiliate links to products […] Read More

Homeschooling High School 9th Grade Curriculum Picks | Renée at Great Peace #ihsnet #homeschool

We’re Homeschooling High School and Our 9th Grade Curriculum Picks

Ninth Grade y’all, seriously! I don’t think I’m ready for this and when I sit down and think about homeschooling high school I have panic attacks. It reminds me so much of those first few years when I started homeschooling, and then discovering what giftedness looks like.  I know this feeling is both an emotional response to him growing older and that overall lack of […] Read More

How to Find Help to Identify Gaps in Gifted Math Learning | Renée at Great Peace #math #gifted #ihsnet

How to Find Help to Identify Gaps in Gifted Math Learning

I know it seems silly to say, but I sometimes wonder if my academically gifted child has gaps in learning. But the reality is, I do worry about that. This is especially true in math. Since he’s working 3 to 4 years ahead of his “grade/age” level I wonder if the speed at which he’s working is skipping over areas that he might be missing. […] Read More