How To Find Really Great Homeschool Curriculum

Where to look, and what to use.

Shae Jackson
Rocky Mountain Homeschool Hub

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Photo by Jessica Lewis on Unsplash

WHERE DO I LOOK?

When we started our homeschooling journey I was overwhelmed by the amount of curriculum there was to choose from. How was I supposed to pinpoint exactly what my kids needed to learn, and then effectively teach it to them if I couldn’t nail down a good curriculum? What even entailed a good curriculum?

I spent one year helping to teach Kindergarten in 2012, but I didn’t want to model our homeschool after public school. So while I knew the “how” of teaching small children, I didn’t know the “what.” Needless to say I was very discouraged when it came to even thinking about homeschooling our kids. Then I decided to turn towards some online community help. Then, I started to find some really great homeschooling materials, and things really started falling into place for us.

ONLINE COMMUNITIES

I found my online community mostly through Instagram. There I connected with many other homeschooling parents, and like minded people who I could talk freely about my struggles with. They were encouraging and helpful as I sought out things my kids could learn and things I could teach. They also had suggestions of websites and online curriculum helps that could aid in our homeschool. It felt…

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Shae Jackson
Rocky Mountain Homeschool Hub

Wife, mom, artist, writer. Jack of all trades, but master to none. I know I could be someone if given the chance. I am here to learn and grow, will you join me?