Top Advantages of Homeschooling

Since 2010, the number of homeschoolers in the United States has been on a steady upward trend. More and more families realize the advantages of homeschooling. At Great Homeschool Conventions, we are committed to helping families by providing the best homeschool resources through our regional conventions every year. Join us this year in [...]

Field Trip Ideas for Homeschooling Adults and Their Students

What was your favorite part of school as a child? Looking back on it, many of us would say the same thing: field trips! Not only are field trips a great way to learn in a more hands-on manner, but they also break up the monotony of day-to-day educational practices. Even if your [...]

How to Provide a Quality Homeschool Education

A lot goes into providing a quality homeschool education. Many parents think they can buy a curriculum and set their kids free to learn independently, but this is usually not the case. A quality homeschool education requires commitment from both the parents as educators and the children as students. With that being said, [...]

How to Make Homeschooling Fun

Why do you think entertainment is essential to education? The main reason is because fun, pleasure and excitement are all key components to keep your student engaged. In fact, studies have proven that having fun has a positive effect on people’s motivation levels. Making the homeschooling experience fun allows the student to stay curious [...]

Homeschooling with Games

Teaching does not have to be a monotonous and serious activity. It is possible to incorporate fun activities to promote learning. With homeschooling, you have the freedom to use more creative tools for teaching, such as making the lessons into a game. You can even include the whole family into the activities when [...]

Understanding the Critical Differences Between Homeschooling and the Classroom

We all know of at least one critical difference between traditional public classroom education and homeschooling: One is done in an on-campus classroom while the other is performed at home. This simple description of the main difference between the two forms of education does a disservice, however, as it does not adequately explain [...]

Homeschool Options: Volunteer Outside Your Home Day

This post is part of International Homeschool Spirit Week, which is one of the many homeschool options you enjoy as homeschool teachers or parents. So easily we can get lost in our hectic schedules – homeschool co-op, grading papers, and making sure little Billy really knows those multiplication facts. Too easily we can [...]

Homeschool Options for Frugal Family Fun

One of the many reasons I decided to homeschool was because I wanted to create lots of fun memories with my children. Thanks to the many homeschool options I came across, that became possible. At some point when the children weren’t even in school yet, I decided to make some fun family rituals. [...]