by Susan Rocco | Homeschooling is a blessing and the perfect choice for our entire family because it gives us the opportunity to be together. Having our children live and learn with one another adds a dimension to their...Read More »
How Important is a Catholic Homeschool Curriculum?
Last year, I finished writing the rough draft of an online Catholic economics course for Seton Home Study School. (It should be available for credit by fall.) Prior to this, ...Read More »
‘Women of Grace’ Interviews Mary Kay Clark & John Clark on Homeschooling | Watch 5 Episodes
EWTN recently ran five interviews Mary Kay and John Clark conducted as guests on Johnnette Benkovic’s show “Women of Grace.”Read More »
Is Shakespeare in Jeopardy?
by John Clark | As I have written previously, on the nights when I’m able, I like to watch the show Jeopardy and try to amaze my kids with my knowledge. (These are the kinds of things you do when you’re old—you get exhausted by failing to impress the world, so you spend your evenings in front of a television set in the hopes of dazzling your offspring.)Read More »
Joy in the Heart: A Catholic, Homeschooling Family in Montana
by Heather Kerbis | A large homeschooling family seems natural to us now, but in the beginning, homeschooling was not on our radar. We were married relatively young, in our very early 20s, and assumed our children would go to the classroom for education.Read More »
Seton Home School’s Curriculum: Why So Catholic?
We are sometimes asked why Seton’s materials are so saturated with Catholic content. There are a myriad of reasons, but first and foremost, we fill our curriculum with Catholic content because we know that in God’s plan, the purpose of education is not simply to learn facts, but to prepare souls—curious combinations of intellect and will—for eternity. Education, from this perspective, is a hugely important, yet delicate, task.Read More »
Teaching Tenth and Eleventh Grade
Students should accomplish a substantial amount of academic work in the 10th and 11th grades. They have over-come the adjustment problems they may have encountered in 9th, and have not ...Read More »
4 Preparations to Start the School Year
Whether you are just starting to homeschool for the very first time, or are an old hand at it, a new year gives a chance for a fresh start. Although every family is different, and each family must find its own unique way of homeschooling, there are certain preparations which will help almost every family to be more successful.Read More »
How Common Core Affects Home Schoolers
A number of parents have asked us for information about the Common Core and how it will affect homeschooling. This, from a concerned mother, well represents the questions we are ...Read More »
What is the Common Core of State Standards?
Knowledgeable public school parents are very concerned about the Common Core curriculum and standards—and with good reason. Using the enticement of federal dollars, the present administration is dictating the curriculum ...Read More »
To Tailor or Not To Tailor My Seton Curriculum?
by Ginny Seuffert | Clearly, modifying a curriculum plan to suit an individual student’s talents and abilities is an essential benefit of home schooling...Read More »