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Constitution Day Activities for Homeschoolers

The Constitution

September 17 is National Constitution Day. The resources in the Homeschool Classroom can help you teach your students about the sacrifice and courage of our

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Emergency Preparedness

September is National Preparedness Month. Being prepared for an emergency can mean the difference between life and death. The resources included here will not only

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National Eye Exam Month

In honor of National Eye Exam Month, Home Educators of Virginia is dedicating our homeschool classroom section of the Update to resources that focus on

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Summer Harvest

The summer harvest includes all kinds of tasty treats for our families to enjoy. Homeschoolers can use this season to teach children the importance of

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National Honey Bee Day

National Honey Bee Day is August 19 this year. To help Virginia homeschoolers learn a bit more about bees and beekeeping, we are focusing our

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2017 Solar Eclipse

The first solar eclipse to traverse across the entire continent in 99 years will take place Monday, August 21, 2017. While Virginia will not see

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Celebrate the police and their work - hometown heroes

Hometown Heroes

Emergency services personnel work tirelessly to keep us safe, often working nights, weekends, and holidays when most of us are home relaxing. This week’s Homeschool

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Homeschool Planning

July is a great time to reevaluate and plan for the upcoming homeschool year. We have collected a few resources to get you started. 1.1

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Homeschool Summer Fun Ideas

Summer Fun

July is summer fun month. Whether you homeschool year-round or break for the summer months, your children are sure to have uttered the infamous words,

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Almost half of the American public admits to not knowing how to swim, even though drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death

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Homeschool extra-curricular summer activites

Camping and Entomology

What meets you at the intersection of a campsite and fun? Insects! This week’s homeschool classroom resources include information on camping and entomology.   1.1

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Zoos and Aquariums

1.1 Article: “10 Things Your Teen Loves to Hear” 1.2 Zoos and Aquariums for the Family 1.3 Animals and Sea Creatures; Studies, Books, and Crafts

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Creativity and Inventions

1.1 Article: “Four Ways to Cultivate Community at Home” 1.2 Exploring Inventions Together 1.3 Encouraging Creativity 1.4 Inventions and Their Effects on Life 1.5 Inventions:

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Memorial Day

1.1 Article: “No, After You” 1.2 Focusing Your Family on Memorial Day 1.3 Books, Crafts, Poppies, and Remembering 1.4 Why and How to Observe Memorial

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National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month. As the school year comes to a close and the warm weather has finally arrived in Virginia, homeschoolers across the

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National Library Week

It is National Library Week and to celebrate, The Homeschool Classroom is focusing on reading, books, library skills, and research skills. Why not plan a

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