How to Homeschool Online When Traveling With Kids

Homeschooling doesn't need to stop when you travel. Read this to get ideas for keeping the learning going when you travel with kids

Welcome to the #TechieHomeschool IRL blog series.  In this post, my guest Kimberly shares some great options for homeschooling online when your traveling with kids   How to Homeschool Online When Traveling With Kids Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel with your kids any time of the year? Not having to follow a school year calendar; just hitting the road whenever the travel bug bit you? This is something I dreamed of doing and am fortunate to have the opportunity with our grandson. Now, as we are well into our third year of homeschool travel, I’d like to share some tips for other traveling families or those who are considering making a change in their lives. When I began homeschooling EJ we … [Read more]

How to Earn College Credits in High School using Online Classes

Trying to figure out how your child can earn college credits in high school? This post will help you come up with a plan.

Welcome to the #TechieHomeschool IRL blog series. In this post, my guest Jen shares how her sone earned college credits in high school, all while taking online college courses.  Jen Duncan is the owner and founder of A Helping Hand Homeschool, where she writes encouragement and resources for parents who are homeschooling “out of the box” learners. You can also follow her on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter! How to Earn College Credits in High School Using Online Classes Being a homeschool blogger, I spend a good amount of time in groups on social media. Almost daily, I see questions from parents wondering how their children can earn college credit in high school. This is a very good question, and it’s one worth asking. Now, more than … [Read more]

Using Technology to Homeschool High School

I love hearing how other families homeschool. This is a good post for anyone who homeschools high schoolers.

Welcome to the #TechieHomeschool IRL blog series. In this post, my guest Kim shares the role technology plays as she homeschools high school-aged sons.   Kim is a homeschooling mom to three teenage boys, a 16-year-old and 15-year-old twins. She blogs about homeschool and health at 3in15makes5. Using Technology to Homeschool High School When I first talked to my husband about writing this article, he said, “We don’t use that much technology in our homeschool.” Then I started rattling off everything we are using. We were both surprised at how much we actually use technology in our high school. We have three teenage boys in 9th and 10th. I think it is especially important to use technology to homeschool high school because it trains them to become … [Read more]

6 Simple Tech Tools for Home Education

Here's some good advice for ways to use more tech for home education. Simple is what I need.

Welcome to the #TechieHomeschool IRL blog series. In this post, my guest Natalie suggests six simple, do-able ways you can add more digital learning into your family’s home education. 6 Simple Tech Tools for your Home Education Are you a bit resistant to combining the fast-paced world of technology with your child’s education? Maybe you’re concerned about the communication and creativity skills kids are lacking today. Yet, your students can succeed with these 6 simple tech tools for your home education. It’s our job as parents to monitor all activity with our kids, whether it’s during homeschooling, extracurricular activities, or church. That’s why homeschooling is so unique and successful. You define the rules — you are the principal of your homeschool. The Principal decides how to have a healthy balance of … [Read more]

Staying Tech-Connected While Living on the Road

Welcome to the #TechieHomeschool IRL blog series. In this post, my guest Lisa shares necessary tips for homeschoolers living on the road.  Lisa and her husband Greg are from Texas, but they are currently traveling the country full-time with their three wonderful children plus a dog and cat. They sometimes refer to themselves collectively as the Safari Family because with seven of them under one roof, life can be a little wild at times- especially now that roof is on an RV! She blogs about their adventures navigating roadschool, faith and special needs parenting at Yes, This I Know. Staying Tech-Connected While Living on the Road There are a growing number of families living on the road full time, such as full-time RVers, families that travel … [Read more]

Brilliant Ways to Study Literature Online

Get some great ideas from an expert educator (and seasoned homeschool mom) for teaching your kids about literature with online resources.

Welcome to the #TechieHomeschool IRL blog series. In this post, my guest Katie, an experienced homeschool mom and English educator, shares important tips you can use to teach your kids how to study literature online.    Katie Glennon is a homeschool mom of 15 years and has two guys in college now and has been in the education field for over 30 years with a specialty in English and Secondary Education. She loves to share her passion for learning and homeschooling to help you enjoy your homeschool journey at Katie’s Homeschool Cottage. She is developing middle and high school literature and writing classes so you don’t have to. Brilliant Ways to Study Literature Online In this day of technology, there are many tools to assist you in … [Read more]

Digital Organization Tips for Homeschooling High School

Ideas for helping my teen stay organized??? Yes, please!

  Welcome to the #TechieHomeschool IRL blog series. In this post, my guest Pat tackles the topic of digital organization while homeschooling high school students. Pat Fenner is a veteran homeschooler who feeds her passion for encouraging and inspiring homeschooling moms by writing at her blog Breakthrough Homeschooling. Catch her excitement about parenting and homeschooling middle- and high-schoolers when you subscribe to her site. You’ll get periodic practical and creative support for homeschooling today, as well as subscribers-only freebies and tools.   Digital Organization Tips for Homeschooling High School There’s no escaping it: homeschooling high school is getting more complicated every day! There are a plethora of resources (a ton of them digital) available to us as we prepare our kids for college and beyond. I’m … [Read more]

Should You Use Technology in Your Charlotte Mason Homeschool?

Being a Charlotte Mason homeschooler doesn't mean you need to avoid anything techie. Charlotte would have loved all the options available to learn online.

Welcome to the #TechieHomeschool IRL blog series. In this post, my guest Ana shares how she uses technology in her Charlotte Mason homeschool (and answers the question “What Would Charlotte Do?   Ana is the unhurried homeschool mom of 3, wife, health coach, social media and online marketing strategist, and blogger. She loves to encourage, inspire and empower moms to go from stressed to blessed by providing them with the tips, strategies, and resources they need to succeed. Ana is the founder of They Call Me Blessed and the creator of 5 Days to Your Best Homeschool Years, Hebrew for Homeschoolers, Grow Your Blog Partying in 30 Days, and the Beyond Blessed Life Planners. She leads a vibrant online community for moms on Facebook and you can … [Read more]

Using Tech to Stay Sane While You Homeschool and Work

Wow! These are some great ideas for keeping your family organized if you're a working homeschoool mom (or even NOT a working homeschool mom)

  Welcome to the #TechieHomeschool IRL blog series. In this post, my guest Holly shares how tech can keep your life in order if you homeschool and work.  Holly is a full-time homeschool mom and also works outside the home full time. She has homeschooled her three kids since kindergarten, with two already graduated. You can learn more about Holly’s experiences at her blog, Full-Time Homeschool Mom.  Using Tech to Stay Sane While You Homeschool and Work We are very busy moms who are multi-tasking and juggling many hats. Adding a job or business to the mix can make us go insane. Fortunately, we have so many different techiel options at our fingertips that we can use to help coordinate and organize our goals as homeschooling … [Read more]

Best Tips for Techie Roadschooling

Homeschooling doesn't need to stop when you travel. Learn how one family uses technology to make roadschooling happen.

Welcome to the #TechieHomeschool IRL blog series. In this post, my guest Tatiana shares the role technology plays in her family’s roadschooling, as they keep on learning when they travel. Tatiana is a follower of Jesus, wife to Mario, blessed mom of 5 girls and 1 boy. She’s a full-time working and homeschooling mom, who is passionate about encouraging families to promote a true desire for knowing God personally through His word and His creation. You can learn more about Tatiana at her blog The Musings of Mum Best Tips for Techie Roadschooling How much of your homeschooling actually takes place at home? Not much of ours does. In fact we spend more time on the road, than at home. Between theater rehearsals, basketball games, choir practice, weekly … [Read more]