Homeschool Idaho Blog

What to Know About House Bill 215 (now 294)

What to Know About House Bill 215 (now 294)

Homeschool Idaho regularly works behind the scenes with Idaho’s legislators to successfully ensure that bills under consideration respect homeschoolers’ interests and liberties. In fact, it has been 16 years since we have been required to oppose a bill that has been...

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Free Resources for Homeschoolers

Free Resources for Homeschoolers

We are updating the list with some fun summer activities we find!  Whether you are a veteran homeschooler, or suddenly found yourself sorting through education at home, you'll find some great resources here! The Homeschool Idaho website brings you information on Idaho...

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Are Crisis Schooling and Homeschooling the Same Thing?

Are Crisis Schooling and Homeschooling the Same Thing?

By Aby Rinella In many places, it has been 6 weeks since schools shut down and kids unexpectedly came home; 6 weeks since the buses stopped coming to take them and moms and dads took on their student’s education. 6 weeks since we all started learning from home. In...

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What You Can Do About the Harvard Summit

What You Can Do About the Harvard Summit

You've Heard About the Harvard Homeschool Summit.  Here's what you can do about it. by Johanna Ireland About the Summit Harvard has a summit scheduled for June 18-19, 2020, titled "Homeschooling Summit: Problems, Politics, and Prospects for Reform."  According to the...

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Cooperative Board Games In Your Homeschool

Cooperative Board Games In Your Homeschool

With Malice Toward None: Cooperative Board Games In Your Homeschool by Kathleen Bretton What Are Cooperative Games? Board games are a great way for families to spend time together, but it can be hard to find a game that makes children of various ages happy. With many...

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Free Covid-19 Memory Book and Time Capsule

Free Covid-19 Memory Book and Time Capsule

This is a memorable time we are experiencing!  How are you capturing memories with your kids?  Our printable memory book and time capsule will help you start meaningful conversations and record memories together!  Download the FREE elementary and high school activity...

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This is My Classroom

This is My Classroom

  By Aby Rinella I dreamed of being a teacher ever since I was a little girl. My mother was a teacher and each year I would go into her classroom and imagine one day having my own. The desks all in a row; each child’s coat hook with their name strategically...

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Out of School?

Out of School?

By Johanna Ireland   How To Give Your Kids A Really Good Education While They Are Out of School   Now is the perfect time to set aside the “normal” curriculum and routines. Mike Farris, founder of Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), recently...

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Bringing Idaho Home

Bringing Idaho Home

By Johanna Ireland Quarantine. Shelter in place. Social Distancing. Self isolation. Stay At Home Order. These are sobering words that have become our temporary new reality. Join me in looking up from the headlines and guidelines!  Picture how bringing Idaho home...

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