Free Math Curriculum for All Grades at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Free Homeschool Math Curriculum

Math seems to be one of the subjects that most homeschool moms dread, with science running a close second. I actually love math, though I didn’t love teaching it for the longest time. It wasn’t until I realized that math isn’t some secret code that needs to be deciphered that I began to enjoy math with my kids. It’s actually […]

Homeschool Every Grade for Free at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Everything You Need to Homeschool Every Grade for FREE

Did you know that you can actually homeschool every grade for FREE, and still provide a quality education for your children? You can! However, it can be a little daunting to figure out what the best free resources are and how to put them together into a full year of lessons. That’s what I’ll be sharing with you throughout this […]

Teaching Kids the True meaning of Memorial Day at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Teaching My Kids the True Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day – it seems such an odd day to “celebrate.” The parties and barbecues and games are a stark contrast to the somber remembrance of lives lost.Over the years the true meaning of Memorial Day has been lost in the excitement of a 3 day weekend and the celebration of the beginning of summer.I want my children to understand […]

Learning History with Biographies

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew. It’s no secret that I adore history, but not the boring, dry textbook kind. Living history is where it’s at folks, and these amazing Heroes of History biographies are a fabulous way to bring history to life. We were able to choose a book for this review, so I choose […]

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May the 4th Be With You!

May the 4th Be With You!I’m not normally very big on parties, decorating and such, but this is Star Wars y’all! I’ll take any opportunity to geek out with Star Wars.A few years ago I put together a Star Wars treat pack (from Sandy Toes and Popsicles) for NerdNerfer for Father’s Day and it was a BIG hit. Wasn’t it […]

History Comes Alive with Figures in Motion @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

History Comes Alive with Figures in Motion

History is by far one of our favorite subjects here in the Nerddom. We also love all things theater, so when I have the opportunity to combine the two I’ll say yes every time! That’s why we loved reviewing these amazing history puppets from Figures in Motion. We chose to have a look at the Famous Figures of the Civil […]

Why We Love Teaching Textbooks 4.0 @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

Why We Love Teaching Textbooks 4.0 for Homeschool Math

Let’s face it, homeschool math can be a little intimidating. It is probably the number one subject that I hear my readers and friends are struggling with (science being a close second!). Teaching textbooks 4.0 has provided a great option for homeschool math that takes away the struggle and worry—for moms and students! Homeschool Math Program Overview Teaching Textbooks 4.0 […]

Discovering Art with ARTistic Pursuits Watercolor Pencils Course

My kids are very artistic and creative. Me? Not so much. I love when we find great resources for teaching things that I don’t excel at, so when we were given the opportunity to review the Beginner Level, Art Core 2, Painting with Watercolor Pencils course from ARTistic Pursuits, the kids were thrilled!   What’s Included The Beginner Level, Art […]

Multiplication Mastery with Math-U-See

Multiplication mastery has been the Achilles heel of many a student, whether homeschooled or not! My children are certainly no exception. They have all struggled with memorizing multiplication facts despite using a variety of different programs and methods to teach them. When we were given the opportunity to try out Math-U-See’s Accelerated Individualized Mastery (AIM) for Multiplication with a Bridge […]

Using a Scientific Calculator in Your Homeschool @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

Using a Scientific Calculator in Your Homeschool

The thought of using a scientific calculator in your homeschool can be a little intimidating! All of those strange symbols and keys . . . whew! Sure, it has an instruction booklet, but it might as well be in a foreign language for all the help it gives. It’s one thing to know what a button does, it’s quite another to […]