7 ways to help homeschoolers focus for extended periods of time

By |2021-11-18T10:19:03-05:00November 18th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Online learning, Preparing for college, Standardized tests, Tips for high school|

If you’re a homeschool high-school student, you know that technology is a blessing. But it’s also a curse.  For instance, does your phone go off frequently throughout the day with calls, texts, and other notifications? And are you bombarded by pop-up windows and video ads? All these distractions make it difficult to focus on [...]

062: How To Teach High School Science

By |2021-11-09T01:08:32-05:00November 9th, 2021|

Wondering how to teach high school science? It can be intimidating! With stricter standards and a lot more complexity, it easy for a home educator to feel a little lost. Today on the Happy Homeschooler Podcast, Holly and Melody share their experience and offer advice. From co-ops and enrichment academies, to going it on [...]

4 blogs and 6 podcasts for homeschoolers interested in business

By |2021-11-04T11:16:36-04:00November 4th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, General Interest, Online learning, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

As a homeschool student, you don’t have to be majoring in business to know that it’s a subject worth exploring. Business touches on nearly every organization—from hospitals to colleges to government agencies. These organizations have payroll that needs processing, news that needs to be shared, and employees who need to feel valued. All of [...]

6 tips to reduce your homeschooler’s screen time—without driving them crazy

By |2021-10-26T09:02:29-04:00October 26th, 2021|Career Tips, General Interest, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Compared to previous generations, teens and young adults in today’s Gen Z spend more time than ever engaging with the world through technology. Whether on laptops, tablets, or smart phones and TVs, these 21st century digital natives easily log between 7 and 10 hours a day in front of a screen. In contrast, [...]

061: How To Teach K-8 Science

By |2021-10-25T22:51:03-04:00October 26th, 2021|

Science education is important, but can often seem dry. Homeschooling parents often wonder how to teach K-8 science. Just how do you make learning scientific concepts, theories, and laws fun and engaging? Don't fret and don't stress. Today, Holly and Melody discuss how to introduce science to your children, how their science education grows [...]

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