Category: Homeschooling

A Day to Hang Your Hat On

children at a pond #homeschooldowntime

"I love school breaks.  How good it is to set aside our pencils and books and just practice 'being' together. "

Read more as Christine shares the value of "putting aside the schedule for a time."

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96 comments | Posted by Christine Bullock on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:52 PM | Categories: Family life - Homeschooling -

So Thankful for the Freedom to Homeschool

Give Thanks unto the Lord

As homeschoolers in Oregon, we have much to be thankful for as we strive to raise our children as unto the Lord.
Here are a few of the things the OCEANetwork board members are thankful for.

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155 comments | Posted by Dorothy Karman on Nov 24, 2014 at 8:00 AM | Categories: Encouragement - Freedoms - Homeschooling -

Rabbit Trail Education

Does your family's teaching/learning style look more like a rabbit trail than a straight line? What is "Rabbit Trail Learning?" Does it work?

Carol Barnier, featured conference speaker at the 2014 Oregon Christian Home Education Conference, describes the way learning often happens at her house and the benefits of "Rabbit Trail Learning."

Carol is also offering her book "How Do I Get My Child OFF the Refridgerator and on to Learning?" as a pre-conference door prize.

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80 comments | Posted by Dorothy Karman on Jun 12, 2014 at 9:00 PM | Categories: Encouragement - Homeschooling - Learning styles - Resources -