Teaching Tips: Teaching Reading Like a Pro

Teaching our students to read can be daunting, but Rebekah has shared some great tips with us to make the task a little easier. We find that using phonics has been the most successful approach to teaching reading and recommend it to parents as well. Here at The Homeschool Connection, we use the Victory Drill…

How to Plan Your School Year

We’re so delighted to offer you a planner to help you get your year started off in the right way. Just click on one of the photos below and print out the planner of your choice – a floral theme or a coffee theme. If you have any questions, feel free to leave them below….

Community Service Hours: The How-to for Your Student

We want our children to be well-rounded individuals in touch with the world around them. Therefore, we should seriously consider the importance of community service and volunteer hours for them. Rebekah has given us the details we need to remember for fulfilling those hours. In some states, it is required that students have a certain…

Homeschooling During Difficult Times

As homeschoolers, our ultimate goal is to have the “perfect” year of homeschooling. The year that we complete every subject book, go on amazing field trips, make new friends, and have phenomenal leaps in knowledge and understanding in every subject. Unfortunately, we also know that never happens. Because…life happens. And interruptions happen. And we lose…