Tag Archives: Curriculum

5 Reasons Not to Supplement Your Sonlight Curriculum

This post was originally published as 5 Reasons I Don't Supplement our Homeschool Curriculum on Raising the Extraordinary. It is reposted here with permission of the author, Amy Mattson. I’ve noticed there are several traps homeschool moms tend to fall … Continue reading

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How to Clean Up Your Homeschool Schedule Like You Tidy a Room

I can clean a child’s room, spotless, in under 10 minutes—even the biggest disaster of a room. All it takes is a broom and some determination. The trouble with cleaning a messy room isn’t the stuff in the room—it's the … Continue reading

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Being (and Staying) Content With Your Homeschool Curriculum

This post was originally published as Being Content With Your Curriculum on Delightful Learning. It is reposted here with permission of the author, Michelle Gibson. When it comes to homeschooling, we all too often meddle with something that is already … Continue reading

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Reasons to Keep (and Not Resell) Your Used Homeschool Curriculum

When you use a literature-rich program for homeschool, you don't ever outgrow your curriculum. Although reading skill grows and Readers increase in difficulty, your Read Alouds, biographies, and nonfiction titles remain a valid part of your home library, enriching your … Continue reading

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Financial Benefits of a Literature-based Curriculum

If you are hoping to use a literature-based homeschool curriculum, the cost can at first seem to be an obstacle. When money is tight on a single family income, your favorite homeschool curriculum can feel like an extravagance. You may … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Homeschool Math Curriculum

When you were in school, math was either a thing of beauty or a thing of torment. Whichever it was for you, as a homeschooling parent, you get to help your children move towards an understanding of math—whether they end … Continue reading

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I Came Back to Sonlight Because I Love My Freedom

As we approached the end of our homeschool year, I did what all homeschooling moms do—I considered which curriculum to select for the next school year. In my household the end of the school year is a time of reflection to evaluate what is … Continue reading

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