Guardian Academy Curriculum Plan, Part 1

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I love new beginnings! I had started planning for this new school year even before the last one ended. This coming year I will be teaching my son Joel (4th grade), Leif (almost 4 and loves to be included), and two of my neices (9th and 8th grade). And I will be working with all stages […]

Last Day to Build YOUR Bundle Homeschool

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS SALE HAS ENDED. THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING & WE HOPE YOU VISIT THE PARTICIPATING PUBLISHERS!   Today is the LAST DAY to shop at the Build Your Bundle Homeschool Edition sale — where you can save up to 92% on bestselling homeschooling products, including MANY from Cathy Duffy’s Top 100 list!  Did […]

Build Your Bundle Homeschool 7-Day Sale!

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS SALE HAS ENDED. THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING & WE HOPE YOU VISIT THE PARTICIPATING PUBLISHERS! The Build Your Bundle Homeschool Edition sale is here — and NextGen Homeschool is excited to be on the team bringing this amazing homeschool bundles sale to you! For one week only, July 21-28, save up to […]

Build Your Bundle Homeschool: $100 Giveaway

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The first ever “Build Your Bundle” Homeschool Edition sale is almost here — and NextGen Homeschool is excited to be a part of the team sharing this amazing homeschool bundles sale with you! Although the sale doesn’t start until July 21, you can enter to win $100 towards your purchase to use when the sale […]

Preparing our Homeschool for a New Year

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I love starting a new year. I am a big fan of resolutions, goals and dreams as well. For me, the new year feels like a chance at a new beginning. By December, my world has gotten somewhat out of control, the house is disorganized, my school goals have lost focus, and I am just […]

Black Friday: Money-Saving Tips for Homeschoolers

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Welcome to our special “Black Friday” edition of Money-Saving Tips for Homeschoolers, where we share some of the best and CURRENT deals we’ve come across recently. Some of the deals below come to you especially as NextGen Homeschool readers thanks to our affiliate partnerships with homeschool product and service providers who offer special discounts to our […]

Prayer Journal for Kids Prepares for Christmas

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This week as we begin to share tips and ideas to prepare your family for Christmas, we are reviewing a brand-new children’s devotional called My Christmas Wish: A Devotional Prayer Journal for Kids, by Hearts for Home founder Heather Bowen of UpsideDown Homeschooling. My Christmas Wish: A Devotional Prayer Journal for Kids (a printable e-book) is […]

How to Choose Homeschool Math Curriculum

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Math was never my best subject. That being said, this is my ninth year as a homeschool teacher, and I have had plenty of experience choosing math curriculum. From my wealth of experience, I wanted to share my thoughts on how to choose a homeschool math curriculum — without any personal bias. 1) Understand the […]

First Day of Homeschool at Guardian Academy

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In our homeschool this week… Today was officially our first day of homeschool here at Guardian Academy, as well as our first little co-op day, when my sister Elizabeth’s family comes over and we do school together. We got a late start but still had a great day. I had everything set out and ready […]

How We Make Homeschool Curriculum Choices

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Welcome to “Ask a NextGen Homeschooler…“ It’s your turn to ask the authors of NextGen Homeschool — four formerly homeschooled moms who are now homeschooling our children — to weigh in on your homeschooling questions. From the practical to the personal, all questions are welcome — whether you’re a current homeschooler or just homeschooling curious! […]

Ask a NextGen Homeschooler: What Textbooks or Curriculum Do You Use?

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Welcome to “Ask a NextGen Homeschooler…“ It’s your turn to ask the authors of NextGen Homeschool — four formerly homeschooled moms who are now homeschooling our children — to weigh in on your homeschooling questions. From the practical to the personal, all questions are welcome — whether you’re a current homeschooler or just homeschooling curious! […]

Friday Flashback: Sunshine, golf & gladiators

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In my life this week… The past few days have been gorgeous here in Northeast Oklahoma. Today it is in the mid 70s and sunny. My husband came home from working at the Daylight Donuts shops we own and took our son Joel golfing. On Thursday mornings, Joel goes with his dad to get inventory […]

Identifying the learning styles of your children

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When I first started homeschooling eight years ago, I didn’t really know much about learning styles. I also didn’t consider the differences in my girls learning styles when choosing our first curriculum. However, I soon discovered that the way I learn was not the way my daughters learn. I am a very visual learner (or […]

Friday Flashback: A week of surprises

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My theme for this week is… Surprise! In my life this week… My husband had to take a last-minute trip to Dallas for work, leaving Sunday afternoon. I found out about it while he was at the airport coming home last Friday. Surprise! While in Dallas, he also had to change his flight home to […]

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