Our family just finished our first week worldschooling in Mexico City, which has been full of sight-seeing, street vendors, and lots and lots of walking.
Our family is preparing to head to Mexico next week, but my packing list probably isn’t what you’d expect! Check out this list of seven items that I am putting in my suitcase to make the most of this world schooling adventure.
If you’re a homeschool mom learning a foreign language alongside your child, you definitely want to read today’s post! Guest blogger Kali Lin shares inspiration and practical ideas for learning a new language—while keeping up with all of your other responsibilities!
How can you balance language learning when your family is learning more than one foreign language in your homeschool? Today, I’ve got three principles to help you succeed (and keep your sanity!).
Is your family eager to learn more about Mexican culture? I hope you’ll enjoy today’s post, which features some of our family’s favorite read-alouds about Mexico and its people!
We’re worldschooling in Mexico next month, so I’m preparing our kids with a super-relaxed Mexico unit study—and I’d love to have you join in the fun!
How much practice does your child really need to learn a foreign language? Today, I’ll answer that question and help you find ways to do language practice without adding to your homeschool day.
Song School Latin is a great way to introduce this ancient language to your young children—read more here to find out why!
I’m giving away one copy of Song School Spanish just in time for the new school year! The giveaway ends July 11, so check out how you can enter here.
Are you considering using Song School Spanish for your young homeschool student? Here’s what I think about the curriculum—both as a language teacher and a homeschooling mom!
Do you want to integrate meaningful cultural study into your homeschool? I’ve got two practical, drop-dead simple tips that will help you learn about other cultures across your curriculum.
At last weekend’s HEAV convention, I had a chance to sit down with Dr. Christopher Perrin, the CEO of Classical Academic Press, and a fellow language lover. Watch or listen to our chat about language learning here, and find out how Dr. Perrin thinks learning foreign languages fits into a classical education.
Are you looking for honest, informative reviews of homeschool foreign language curricula? Today, I’m pulling back the curtain and sharing how I write mine, so that you can understand exactly how I evaluate these tools and provide recommendations for you.
Reading is the foundation of our bilingual homeschool—as I suspect is is for your homeschool as well. Today, I’m sharing three traditions that our family celebrates to encourage our children’s love of books (and I hope your family will enjoy them too!).
If you’re at the HEAV convention this weekend, let’s meet! Here’s where you can find me. If you can’t be there, don’t worry—I’ll be reporting live from the convention sessions.
Learning Spanish at home with little ones? You need some 123 Andrés in your life—and I can help you with a giveaway of his latest album!
What’s the best way to start speaking another language at home with your kids? Today, I’m sharing three popular approaches to bilingual parenting and some suggestions for who can use them (including non-native speakers!).
Looking for foreign language music that is culturally authentic, high-quality, and affordable to use in your homeschool? I’ve got you covered! I’m sharing our family’s favorite resource for foreign language music (and our top albums of all time) today!
Today’s reader question asks how homeschooling parents can create an immersive environment for their children WHILE still moving ahead with other subjects. I think it’s possible, and I’ve got five suggested trade-offs that you can make to achieve this goal.
Continuing my mini-series, today I’m writing about how you can (realistically) use music to homeschool foreign languages. Take a look for a steo-by-step process and schedule for making it a part of your homeschool.
Want a simple tool for reinforcing language learning in your homeschool? Try using music! Today, I’m starting my mini-series on music by sharing seven reasons why it’s such an effective tool for teaching foreign languages.
Overwhelmed by all of the possible ways that you could homeschool foreign languages? Let me help! Here are five simple ways to just get started (without feeling like you’re drowning!).
Are you just getting started with homeschooling foreign languages? I’m over at the HEAV blog today sharing my tips for doing so confidently.
If you’re planning to study French in your homeschool next year, you’ll appreciate this comprehensive list of French curricula for homeschoolers.
In this week’s Reader Q+A, find three strategies (for kids and moms!) to help you maintain your motivation when homeschooling foreign languages.
Next month, I’ll be attending my first-ever homeschool convention—the HEAV convention in Richmond, VA (June 7-9)! What advice do you have to help me prepare?
Want to start Latin—and don’t know where to start? Whether it’s your first year or you’re taking your Latin study to a new level, I’ve got a comprehensive list of homeschool Latin curricula for you to review.
Want to know your curriculum options for studying Spanish at home? Look no further—I’ve got a round-up of the most popular homeschool Spanish curriculums on the market (16, to be exact), with information to help you choose the best option for your family.
Before you can choose a homeschool foreign language curriculum, you’ll want to understand its methodology. I’ve got five key terms to help you do that, explained in plain English.
If you’re planning your homeschool language study for next year, you need to find a curriculum that works for your family. Today, I’m sharing ten questions that you can use when evaluating homeschool foreign language curriculums to ensure that they are effective and convenient.
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