Need help for summertime analysis paralysis? Breaks from routine are necessary, and summer offers its own adventures. We’ve got a series of ideas popping up on our social media during June and July, but here’s the whole list at once. Read some great books! Ride a bike with the kids Meet up with friends Make … Continue reading Ideas for Summer Fun!
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
In this episode, we interview Renee Vasher, educational consultant for IEW and board member of HSOK, about her journey into homeschooling and the advice she would give to new homeschooling moms. https://www.homeschooloklahoma.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Podcast5_Renee_Vasher.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
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
My grandmother was famous for her food.… her bread…. her pies….her Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake…. and her canned foods…. and her fried chicken, especially her fried chicken. Her fame spread from Ohio to Oklahoma and Texas and among all the relatives strung out in between. She wasn’t famous for fancy food. She was famous for food that … Continue reading Cooking Like My Grandmother
You can cultivate an environment that encourages your young entrepreneur, creating an atmosphere of growth. I am the mom of a talented eighteen-year-old baker growing her business, and baking is her passion. I didn’t always think about cultivating an entrepreneurial environment; I had to learn this. I had to recognize God’s grand design to grasp … Continue reading Encouraging Your Young Entrepreneur
Welcome to the new Homeschool Oklahoma podcast! In this first episode, host Jonathan Bartlett interviews HSOK president Paul Rose on the purposes of homeschooling. We discuss the reasons why we homeschool, what makes homeschooling unique, and the differences between family-led constitutional homeschooling and virtual public schooling. Paul also shares some family adventures he has had … Continue reading Why Homeschool with Paul Rose
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~ Nelson Mandela Read that statement again and let it marinate. We tend to think of education as reading, writing, and arithmetic, but education is much more than that. Education influences a child’s worldview, and the subjects taught solidify that worldview as … Continue reading Education Changes the World
At least, if He HAS called you to that, it is not the first thing He has called you to do. More importantly, He has called you to be His disciple-er to your child. I remember a conversation I was a part of many years ago in my parents’ home. A visitor was in the … Continue reading God Has Not Called You To Be a ‘Great Homeschooler’
Here’s what you need to get started homeschooling here! First of all, WELCOME! We are glad you’re here! We are Homeschool Oklahoma, and we are here to equip, encourage and inform you on your homeschool journey. We have worked to make our website as helpful and comprehensive as possible, and we invite you to browse … Continue reading So, You Are Moving to Oklahoma!