Fall Unit Study: All About Bears

by Megan Mora Fuentes Bears are a fascinating animal, but unfortunately some of the fascination stems from misrepresentation and mischaracterisation of bears in the media.


Typewriters & Typing

by Megan Mora Fuentes Typing is one of those skills that seems like a vestige of a past era, but is actually more useful and


Teaching Piano In Your Homeschool

by Megan Mora Fuentes There are a range of physical, social, and academic benefits in teaching music in your homeschool, and you can even incorporate

2021 HEAV Homeschool Focus Group

Homeschool Focus Group

Homeschool Focus Group Welcome to the Homeschool Focus Group! Your experiences and input are important to HEAV and to the entire Commonwealth community. Thank you

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Making Grammar Fun in Your Homeschool

Grammar and punctuation can be one of the most frustrating and tear-inducing subjects for students–and even teachers! If you’ve struggled with these lessons in your

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Certified Tutor Approval

Certified Tutor Approval Q. I have sent a letter to the superintendent to become a certified tutor under §22.1-254(A). Do I need to wait for

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New & Renewing Member Benefit

FREE: 8 Great Smarts Course for Kids by Dr. Kathy Koch – Celebrate Kids This new member benefit is for you AND your kids! Thousands

5 Tips for Kindergarten

5 Tips for Homeschooling Kindergarten

by Megan Mora Fuentes The beginning of the homeschool year is especially exciting–and nerve-wracking!–when you’re starting your child off on his kindergarten journey. Worrying about

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Free Class: Math Boot Camp

Do you have a child struggling with math? Boot camps are a great way to add multi-sensory games to add to your math practice? This


Homeschooling an Only Child

Challenges of Homeschooling an Only Child by Megan Mora Fuentes When you think of a homeschooling family do you automatically picture a large, busy household