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Homeschool-101 is designed to provide families with the homeschool information needed to get started homeschooling, stay the course, and finish their journey strong!

We are so excited that you have chosen to homeschool your children and want to walk alongside you providing homeschool support and inspiration. Each week you will receive a thoughtful devotional as you keep your heart turned towards the Lord each step of this journey.

At Homeschool-101 you will find resources for homeschool planning, teaching ideas to use in your homeschool–including homeschool science, language arts, literature for high school, and Bible and worldview.

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Download the FREE Autumn Science Activity e-Book Because It’s Educational & Fun

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Free Printables, newsletter week 11, Science, Slider, Teaching Ideas | Comments Off on Download the FREE Autumn Science Activity e-Book Because It’s Educational & Fun

Download the FREE Autumn Science Activity e-Book Because It’s Educational & Fun

You will want to download our autumn and chemistry-themed science activity e-Book, because it is packed with fun for your family, homeschool, classroom, co-op, or church group. It’s autumn, and the cooler temperatures, changing colors, and new spicy scents typically make us think of the people and things for which we are most grateful. Why not combine a science activity that the whole family will love with your family’s creativity to bring out the season’s best to share with others? The Science of Autumn science activity e-Book includes:...

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77 Fun, Serious, Obscure, and Obvious Reasons to Homeschool

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Christian Parenting, Davis Carman, Encouragement, Homeschool Encouragement, Slider, Start Here | Comments Off on 77 Fun, Serious, Obscure, and Obvious Reasons to Homeschool

77 Fun, Serious, Obscure, and Obvious Reasons to Homeschool

And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. — Deuteronomy 6:6-7 I have a workshop titled “Give Me One Good Reason to Homeschool.” In that presentation, I start with a fun and light-hearted top-ten list to break the ice. Then I transition to a more serious set of reasons. I typically change the fun and entertaining list at the beginning depending on...

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Homeschool Field Trip Organization Made Easy

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Family Activities, Field Trips, Slider | Comments Off on Homeschool Field Trip Organization Made Easy

Homeschool Field Trip Organization Made Easy

It is exciting to discover an interesting homeschool field trip destination and organize a group visit. Your idea may be so popular with your homeschool group that you decide to organize multiple visits. There are many details that go along with planning a homeschool field trip with a group of other  families. How can you easily keep record of these details?  Manage Homeschool Field Trip Registrations with One Tool Make registration for your field trip easier for you and more convenient for the participating families by providing a Google...

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Focus On Love In Your Homeschool

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Christian Parenting, Encouragement, Homeschool Encouragement, Slider | Comments Off on Focus On Love In Your Homeschool

Focus On Love  In Your Homeschool

Of all the ways we strive to make our homeschool journey successful, one detail should always rise above the rest; a focus on love.  Love may not solve every challenge we face, but it will make all the difference along the way.  The lack of a loving atmosphere can ruin our good intentions. We love our children and we want the best for them. Once we choose to homeschool, we give it our all.  We research, read blogs and articles, consult with others, and attend workshops.  It’s a serious commitment, a true labor of love.  We want to get this...

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Devotional: Parting the Waters

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Davis Carman, Devotional Encouragement, Encouragement, Slider | Comments Off on Devotional: Parting the Waters

Devotional: Parting the Waters

Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the LORD drove the sea back by a strong east wind all night and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided. (Exodus 14:21) In Genesis 1:2, before God speaks the universe into existence, we find His Spirit hovering over the face of the waters. This is the first mention of water in Scripture, but the theme of water runs throughout God’s Word. On day two of Creation, God created an “expanse” and separated the waters under the expanse from the waters above the expanse, and He called the...

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Calculator Buying Guide

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Math, Newsletter Week 10, Slider, Teaching Ideas | 2 comments

Calculator Buying Guide

Apologia has prepared this Calculator Buying Guide to help homeschool students and parents select just the right calculator for their homeschool needs.  As students advance in their homeschool science and math courses, they will need some very specific features in their calculator. And…what about calculator apps? Electronic devices are a part of our lives, but are calculator apps appropriate for homeschool science and math courses? Will they prepare students for college? All of these questions are included in the buying guide....

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Devotional: The Fundamentals of Basketball and Life

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Davis Carman, Devotional Encouragement, Encouragement, Newsletter Week 10, Slider | Comments Off on Devotional: The Fundamentals of Basketball and Life

Devotional:  The Fundamentals of Basketball and Life

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith (Hebrews 12:2) As residents of North Carolina for the last three decades, we’ve enjoyed some of the best college basketball in the country. Whether you wear the Carolina blue of the UNC Tar Heels or the darker blue of their rivals, the Duke Blue Devils, in any given year the odds are that one of these teams will be in the Final Four. Since 1990 a North Carolina school has played in the men’s NCAA championship game thirteen out of twenty-eight seasons, winning the whole thing...

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5 Tips to Get Your Homeschool Organized with Kristi Clover

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Homeschool How-To, Planning and Organization, Slider | Comments Off on 5 Tips to Get Your Homeschool Organized with Kristi Clover

5 Tips to Get Your Homeschool Organized with Kristi Clover

The Battle for Homeschool Organization: My Top Five Tips to Help You Get Organized!   I remember when I first started to homeschool. I felt buried by the amount of “stuff” that came with our decision to homeschool. Papers, books, multi-part curriculum, supplies, & more! There was stuff everywhere. Overwhelmed didn’t even begin to describe the emotions that were stirring around in my mind. I knew I needed help. However, back when I started homeschooling, the only thing you found when you searched for...

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Interviews with a Vatican Astronomer, a NASA Engineer, and a Science Author

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Newsletter Week 9, Science | 2 comments

Rachael Yunis, Director of Apologia Science, recently  visited the Vatican Observatory and had the opportunity to interview Brother Guy Consolmagno, Director of the Vatican Observatory. During her visit, Rachael also met and interviewed Christopher Graney author of  Setting Aside All Authority. The third featured interview is with Dr. Sam Yunis, a NASA engineer, who has been a part of over 50 spacecraft and 10 different launch vehicle projects! At Apologia we believe your child’s education should prepare them for life, not just an...

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Devotional: Got Wisdom?

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017 in Davis Carman, Devotional Encouragement, Encouragement, Newsletter Week 9 | Comments Off on Devotional: Got Wisdom?

Devotional: Got Wisdom?

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. (James 1:5) You probably recall the “Got Milk?” advertisements. Sponsored by the dairy industry, these clever commercials and print ads usually featured a smiling face wearing a classic milk mustache. The idea behind the “Got Milk?” campaign was to push milk to the top of the list of America’s preferred beverages. When celebrities began appearing in the ads, the milk mustache became a status symbol of sorts, implying that...

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