Which curriculum is best?

This is a loaded question. There are many factors in selecting the perfect curriculum for your family: ages, special needs, technology availability and experience, finances, space, schedules, homeschool experience.. However  you choose to school your children, do it with recommendations, much consideration and discussion (even with the children), planning, and a good attitude. There are tons of choices out there, which can be good or bad. Make your informed decision with the help of veteran homeschool families. They can help you close the gap on the mountain before you and let you grow in the meadow you see that appears most enjoyable. After you’ve come to the basic conclusions based on all the factors at play, jump in and go for it, knowing that those with experience are ready to stand with you (and let them – your sanity will thank you).

Here’s one type of curriculum that seems to do it all offered by TheJubileeAcademy.com.

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Born with Music

Some homeschoolers totally feel this too. That’s why private music lessons and group classes are so popular among them. Here are some local recommendations:

* Paul Finley – http://www.paulfinleymusic.com

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* Mark Ramsey – http://onedayacademy.com/faculty/humanities/mark-ramsey/

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* Kathy Blair – http://www.ccsa.info/  (Christian Choral Society of Austin)

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“I was born with music inside me. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me- like food or water”. – Ray Charles

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Local (and Beyond) Homeschool Groups

Here’s a current list of homeschooling support groups, co-ops, and curriculum sales in Austin, Texas and Beyond:

Homeschool Groups – Austin, Texas, and Beyond

Homeschool for Free!

online-homeschooling

Homeschooling just got easier! Do it for free! Use your computer. One of the best website articles that lists the top-rated websites for homeschooling use is from Homeschool.com – “Top 100 of 2014”. It’s rather long, but that means it’s comprehensive. It includes the following categories of interest:

  • News
  • Multiple Subjects
  • Math & Science
  • Reading & Writing
  • Spelling & Grammar
  • Language
  • Geography
  • Gifted
  • Special Needs
  • Preschool
  • High School
  • Open Online Courses
  • Games
  • Worksheets
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Homeschooling
  • General (which lists YouTube!)
  • Blogs
  • Christian
  • Miscellaneous

Announcement: CFE 2014 Convention

Announcement: CFE 2014 Convention

The Catholic Family Educators of Central Texas presents their 2014 Homeschool Convention, Saturday July 12, 8am-5pm.Sessions will cover:

  • Homeschooling in Extra-Challenging Times
  • Brace Yourself-You’ve Chosen to Homeschool…Again!
  • Homeschooling to the Glorious (or Not-So-Glorious) End
  • Children Helping Children
  • Keynote Speaker: Karen Edmisten
  • Organization in the Home
  • What is New in Catechesis?
  • Conquering Writing Fears
  • Preparing for College

Come on down to St. Ignatius Martyr in Austin, Texas! Click here for Google map.

No Common Core

#CANiSEE The Solution

Conference 2014 Opportunity

THIS EXCITING 2-DAY EVENT WILL GIVE YOU THE KNOWLEDGE & TOOLS TO STOP COMMON CORE

Presented by: WomenOnTheWall.org
Time:  Friday, June 20th 09:00 AM — Saturday, June 21st 06:30 PM
Location: 
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Convention Ctr.
300 E 4th St.
Austin, Texas 78701