For over a year, we patiently sat on that waiting list. Stuck in idle but ready to head off to school. Then, we finally got the call. A spot had opened. We were overjoyed and ready to make the...
When it comes to our children’s education there are so many more options available now than when we were kids. Should we put our children in private school? Should we home school, and if we choose that should we...
I am going to start this post by loudly saying, I am not an expert in homeschooling, teaching, parenting, or anything really, so when I talk about lessons and curriculum, it’s just what I’ve found that works for us. Last year...
This is my daughter's first year in school, so I'm a newbie when it comes to shopping for those back-to-school necessities. When I got the school supply list, I got a little excited. Who doesn't love school supplies?! But then...
I never thought my kids would attend public school. I deeply believed in the benefits of homeschooling. I loved teaching my kids, and I truly couldn't have imagined sending my kids off to be taught by another person all...
 Ahhhh, summer is winding down and it’s time to kick the school days into high gear! For some parents, back to school is a hallelujah moment- no longer do you have to remember if this week is basketball, robotics,...
Summer is ending and the school season is near! If you're like me, you're probably having some mixed emotions about your little ones heading back to school this year. On the one hand, I'm excited for them to make...
Prior to having children of my own, I was a teacher. I had no little children of my own at home to care for in the evenings, and I basically took care of myself and my dog all day...
I know what you're thinking: Who wants to make New Year's Resolutions now? We don't even know what next week holds, much less what will happen in a whole new year! Just in case you are one of those...
Dear New Teacher, This letter doesn't come easy.  I wouldn't say I'm a newbie when it comes to public school and sending my child (after all, we somehow survived pre-k.) However, this is the first year that my child will be...
My oldest son starting Kindergarten opened up a whole new realm in the parenting world.  Before this, there had been baby books and calls to the pediatrician and really most things could be solved with a healthy dose of mom...
When I tell people that I am the head of two virtual schools, I get a lot of questions and opinions about what they think it is we do at Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy (OVCA) and Insight School of...

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