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 state can turn their studies to outdoor activities such as biking. 1.1 Article: “5 Ways…

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Around the State – May 10, 2017

2.1 Chesterfield Christian Academy Used Curriculum Sale and Open House – Midlothian – June 1 2.2 Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concerts – Richmond – May 21 2.3 Republican Party of Virginia Internship and Volunteer Opportunities – Henrico -Ongoing through…

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Bird Studies for Your Homeschool – May 10, 2017

In honor of International Migratory Bird Day 2017, Home Educators of Virginia is focusing our homeschool classroom resources on ornithology. 1.1 Article: “Stress and Your Relationship with God” 1.2 Feathered Friends for the Family 1.3 Birding Resources for the Very…

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The Gift of Prayer

1.1 Article: “The Power of Pressing on Anyway” 1.2 The Family’s Guide to The National Day of Prayer 1.3 Teach Me to Pray 1.4 Prayer and Praying for the Nations 1.5 Prayer In and Around the World Brother Lawrence said,…

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Around the State – May 3, 2017

2.1 In Our Hands Film Viewing – Various Locations – May 23 2.2 New River Valley Used Curriculum Sale & Homeschool Day – Christiansburg – June 20 (Seller Registration Deadline Is June 13)   2.1 In Our Hands Film Viewing…

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5 Poetry Studies for Homeschool

Connecting with a poem on a deep personal level can be a great joy. It strikes a chord with us and we want to share the emotions and thoughts it brings to mind. If your forte does not happen to…

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Around the State – April 26, 2017

2.1 First Landing Reenactment – Virginia Beach – April 29 2.2 Foster Parent Orientation – Richmond – May 2 2.3 Yarn Doll Day – Chesterfield – May 6 2.4 Modeling the Future Challenge – Webinars Begin May 8 2.5 Outdoor…

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Convention Registration Giveaway

34th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention Giveaway! HEAV is giving away a full, family registration to the 34th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention, to be held June 9-11, 2016, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center! Registration includes all shopping (UCS & Exhibit…

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Spring Cleaning Your Homeschool

Spring! Warm weather, sunshine, and the hope that flu season has met its demise. Spring cleaning is a great way to refresh your homeschool after the long winter months. We can include a bit of scholarship into our spring cleaning…

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Around the State – April 19, 2017

2.1 Homeschooling Workshops – Lynchburg – April 21 & 22 2.2 Young Musicians of Virginia 25th Anniversary Reunion Concert – Virginia Beach – May 25 2.3 Young Musicians of Virginia Online Registration Is Now Open – Virginia Beach 2.4 Chesterfield…

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Celebrating Resurrection Sunday

Nothing is more important or foundational to our faith than the substitutionary atonement of Christ for our sins. It is our profound privilege and honor to celebrate our Savior’s death, burial, and resurrection. As homeschoolers, we have the ability to…

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Around the State – April 12, 2017

2.1 Easter Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast – Williamsburg – April 15 2.2 Henricus Educator Open House – Chester – April 20   2.1 Easter Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast – Williamsburg – April 15 Jamestown 4-H Educational Center Williamsburg,…

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Around the State – April 5, 2017

2.1 Homeschool Spring Ball – Troutville – April 29 2.2 TCHE Used Curriculum Sale & Co-op/College Open House – Colonial Heights – May 4 2.3 Williamsburg Classical Academy Homeschool Formal & Prom – Williamsburg – Registration Deadline Is May 7…

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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 trip to your local library and discover all the resources available to you and your…

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Around the State – March 29, 2017

2.1 The Marriage of Figaro – Williamsburg – April 19 2.2 Serve Lynchburg – Multiple Locations in Lynchburg – April 22 2.3 Peter Pan Musical Theater Camp – Rixeyville – June 1-17 2.4 Foundation for Economic Education Offers Free Online…

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The Homeschool Classroom – March 29, 2017

Proper nutrition and health studies are integral elements in a balanced homeschool curriculum. Your family’s health and well-being depend on the nutrition they get. As moms, we worry that they are not eating a balanced diet. In honor of national…

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The Homeschool Classroom – March 22, 2017

Homeschool Studies for Spring: Six Resources for Botany & Gardening Spring is here! And if you’re like most homeschooling families, you’re looking for ways to get outside and take advantage of the warmer days. Here are six resources that will…

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Around the State – March 22, 2017

2.1 A Child’s Guide to the Orchestra – Richmond – March 25 2.2 WETA Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest – Deadline Is May 1 2.3 Homeschool Day at Spy! – Washington, DC – May 1 2.4 Third Annual Great Education…

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The Homeschool Classroom – March 15, 2017

As the weather turns warmer–at least SOME of the time!–many homeschoolers seek to take advantage of the balmier days. What better way to do that than by making a family unit study on weather and water cycles–and maybe even some…

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Around the State – March 15, 2017

2.1 Barnum & Bailey Circus – Richmond – March 23-26 2.2 Montpelier Homeschool Day – Orange – April 3 2.3 Bill of Rights Institute Teacher Seminars – Washington, DC – Registration Deadline Is Today, March 15 2.4 Bill of Rights Institute…

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Fun Music Ministry Opportunity!

Volunteer Musicians Wanted HEAV invites you to come and play background music at the 34th Annual HEAV Homeschool Convention! We are looking for experienced musicians to fill the registration lobby with refreshing music throughout the day on Friday and Saturday….

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Around the State – March 8, 2017

2.1 Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History – Various Locations – March 11 & 12 2.2 Homeschool 101 – Midlothian – Registration Deadline Is March 30 2.1 Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History – Various Locations…

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Around the State – March 1, 2017

2.1 President Madison Birthday Celebration – King George – March 5 2.2 Threshold Youth & Young Adult Conference – Fredericksburg – April 1 2.3 Fire Safety Education – Chesterfield County   2.1 President Madison Birthday Celebration – King George –…

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The Homeschool Classroom – March 1, 2017

1.1 Article: “How to Overcome Homeschool Insecurity” 1.2 Five Mathematics Websites 1.3 Picture Books for Preschool Math 1.4 Alternatives to Math Worksheets 1.5 Math Games   1.1 Article: “How to Overcome Homeschool Insecurity” Taking on the responsibility for your child’s…

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Around the State – February 22, 2017

2.1 Is Genesis History? Documentary – Richmond – February 23 2.2 Hiding Place Ballet – Harrisonburg – March 4 2.3 Two Harriets: A Conversation Between Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe Theatrical Performance – Richmond – March 24 & 25…

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The Homeschool Classroom – February 22, 2017

1.1 Article: “The Art of Womanliness” 1.2 Lies Believed by the Homeschool Perfectionist 1.3 Hands-on Weather Activities 1.4 One-Year American History Class 1.5 Statistics Resources   1.1 Article: “The Art of Womanliness” There is no shortage of articles written about biblical womanhood….

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Special Needs at the Convention

There’s something for everyone at the HEAV 34th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention (June 8-10)–and at this month’s Facebook party, we’re focusing on parents of children with special needs. The Exhibit Hall, a one-stop resource for curricula, books, games, puzzles, DVDs,…

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Mom’s Corner – February 15, 2017

1.1 Article: “The Pleasure of Praising Others” 1.2 Wintertime Reading 1.3 Creative Chore Charts for Children   1.1 Article: “The Pleasure of Praising Others” Sometimes we refrain from telling others we appreciate them because doing so seems fake and flat,…

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Around the State – February 15, 2017

3.1 Dislecksia: The Movie – Norfolk – February 25 3.2 Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Side-by-Side Concert with Richmond Symphony – Richmond – February 26 3.3 Young Women’s Leadership Retreat – Ashland – Priority Consideration for Applications Received by March 1…

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