HST#040 – Build Your Library with Emily Cook

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Join us as we sit down with Emily Cook, creator of Build Your Library Curriculum! This is a terrific secular option inspired by Charlotte Mason and full of amazing books to enjoy with your learners. We discuss how Charlotte Mason […]

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HST#029 – Am I Doing Enough? Early Elementary (Part 2)

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. In a continuation of our series addressing the common question “Am I doing enough?”, today we breakdown the public school day in First, Second, and Third Grade to understand just what your student would learn in an average day and […]

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HST#028 – Am I Doing Enough? Kindergarten (Part 1)

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Homeschool Decision Made? Check. Curriculum? Check. Books? Check. Manipulatives and Games? Check. Willing students? Mostly Check. You’re all prepared and you dive into your first weeks of homeschooling (yay!), but you finish all your lessons in less time than your […]

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HST#020 – Curriculum Series Part 8: Finding Used Curriculum

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Many homeschool curriculums are terrific, but not attainable based on your budget. Today we discuss options for finding used curriculum. DiscussionKeys before shopping for used curriculumSources for used curriculumNew curriculum sales FREE Resource GuideDownload our FREE North American Resources List […]

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HST#019 – Curriculum Series Part 7: RightStart Math

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. RightStart math is a hands-on math curriculum for elementary through middle school students. We’ll discuss our experience using the program with our almost kinder student. DiscussionApproachStructureWhat does a lessong look likeHow do I teach itCostProsConsNeutral FREE Resource GuideDownload our FREE […]

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HST#017 – Curriculum Series Part 6: All About Reading

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. All About Reading is a program to teach your young learner how to read. We’ll discuss our experience using the program with our almost kinder student. DiscussionApproachStructureWhat does a lesson look likeHow do I teach itCostSpelling curriculumProsConsNeutral FREE Resource GuideDownload […]

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HST#016 – Curriculum Series Part 5: Our Kinder Program

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Detailed explanation of how we will be combining Torchlight Level K and Build Your Library Level 0 to create a dynamic around the world study for Kindergarten. DiscussionWhy CombineCombination StructureChallenges FREE Resource GuideDownload our FREE North American Resources List to […]

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HST#014 – Curriculum Series Part 4: Build Your Library (Review)

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Overview of the offerings from Build Your Library curriculum. Insight from our planning experience with Build Your Library Level 0. DiscussionApproachStructureCostWhat is a typical week for Level 0ProsConsNeutralOur Advice to new Torchlight families FREE Resource GuideDownload our FREE North American […]

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HST#013 – Curriculum Series Part 3: Torchlight (Review)

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Overview of the offerings from Torchlight curriculum. Insight from our experience using Torchlight Pre-K and planning Torchlight K. DiscussionApproachStructrueCostWhat is a typical weekProsConsNeutralOur Advice to new Torchlight families FREE Resource GuideDownload our FREE North American Resources List to enhance your […]

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HST#011 – Curriculum Series Part 2: Blossom And Root (Review)

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Overview of the offerings from Blossom & Root curriculum. Insight from our experience using B&R Early Years Vol. 2. DiscussionApproachStructrueCostWhat is a typical weekProsConsNeutralOur Advice to new B&R families FREE Resource GuideDownload our FREE North American Resources List to enhance […]

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