Learning Styles

All children take in information. It is how we grow in thought and ability. The manner in which each child RETAINS information, though, may be unique. Here, we discuss three basic learning styles that may help you connect with your children and help them experience a more gratifying education. Auditory Learner An auditory learner retains … Continue reading Learning Styles

Homeschool like a Lazy Genius, part 4

Kendra Adachi’s book The Lazy Genius Way and her Lazy Genius Podcast, on which she applies her Lazy Genius principles to all sorts of different decisions, scenarios, and topics, are brilliant.  You can learn more at her website: https://www.thelazygeniuscollective.com/. One issue that she rarely addresses is how to apply those principles to homeschooling. That’s because she was homeschooled … Continue reading Homeschool like a Lazy Genius, part 4

Homeschool like a Lazy Genius, part 3

Kendra Adachi’s book The Lazy Genius Way and her Lazy Genius Podcast, on which she applies her Lazy Genius principles to all sorts of different decisions, scenarios, and topics, are brilliant.  You can learn more at her website: https://www.thelazygeniuscollective.com/. One issue that she rarely addresses is how to apply those principles to homeschooling. That’s because she was homeschooled … Continue reading Homeschool like a Lazy Genius, part 3

Homeschool Like a Lazy Genius, part 2

Kendra Adachi’s book The Lazy Genius Way and her Lazy Genius Podcast, on which she applies her Lazy Genius principles to all sorts of different decisions, scenarios, and topics, are brilliant.  You can learn more at her website: https://www.thelazygeniuscollective.com/ One issue that she rarely addresses is how to apply those principles to homeschooling. That’s because … Continue reading Homeschool Like a Lazy Genius, part 2

Homeschool like a Lazy Genius (part 1)

Kendra Adachi has an enjoyable podcast called Lazy Genius. On the show, she applies principles from her book, The Lazy Genius Way, to various decisions, scenarios, and topics.  You can learn more at her website: https://www.thelazygeniuscollective.com/. Although she was homeschooled as a kid, she isn’t homeschooling her children right now, so she rarely applies these … Continue reading Homeschool like a Lazy Genius (part 1)

Our Response to HB1934

At the beginning of this year, Oklahoma was one of the few states left in our country that could say, “we are completely free from any state restrictions concerning homeschooling.” But as of May 25, 2023, we are just one legislative session away from having restrictions placed on homeschooling families. For it was on that … Continue reading Our Response to HB1934

Teaching Driver’s Education

Visit the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety website for the most current information. Are you teaching your student how to drive? Helping someone get their driver’s license can be intimidating because of all the official steps and rules involved in the process. But you have helped your student learn all sorts of things, and you … Continue reading Teaching Driver’s Education

Teacher ID Card

This is a file intended for HSOK members only. Please don’t share it. Membership fees are what keep us running. If your friend needs a membership card, please send them this link so he or she can also join: https://www.homeschooloklahoma.org/membership/ Here is your ID card to print off, laminate, and use: HSOK Teacher ID CardDownload

Closing Out Your School Year

With the arrival of June, many homeschoolers are ready to take a break of some kind. We used to homeschool year-round, but as my kids got older, we’ve fallen into a rhythm of taking a longer break. They want to go to camps and work summer jobs. Their coursework is mostly tied to our co-op, … Continue reading Closing Out Your School Year

The Unexpected Blessing of a School Interrupted

Life does not go as planned.  My homeschool rarely went as planned.  Life happens. This truth would often send me into a bit of a tailspin as I am a planner.  I love lists of goals, short-term and long-term; I love filling in my calendar, and it pains me to mark through a plan that … Continue reading The Unexpected Blessing of a School Interrupted